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Seahawks handle JWU in season opener

Jaylen SIms during UNCW's season opener against Johnson & Wales on Nov. 5, 2019.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

November 5, 2019

WILMINGTON — A well-rounded performance, made sweeter by a triple-digit score, boosted UNC Wilmington over Johnson & Wales 103-83 on Tuesday night. The Seahawks landed 49.3 percent of their shots of the night while going 11-for-30 from beyond the arc. Leading the effort was Jaylen Sims who...

UNCW men’s basketball season preview

Kai Toews and C.B. McGrath

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

October 31, 2019

Accompanied by a fresh set of faces, UNC Wilmington men’s basketball has instilled a winning mentality heading into the 2019-20 season. Head coach C.B. McGrath, who enters his third year at the helm for the Seahawks, has made it clear his team intends to win this year.   McGrath’s first two seasons in ...

Assistant coach Rob Burke breaks down new roster

Trask Coliseum

Elijah Mize, Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

That familiar place for UNC Wilmington men's basketball can be summed up with just one word — uncertainty.   For a roster that saw more turnaround than Bonnie Tyler’s Total Eclipse of the Heart (google it kids), getting up to speed with what head coach C.B. McGrath wants to do on the court w...

Cacok to represent CAA in 2019 3X3U tournament

Devontae Cacok (15) during UNCW's Senior Night matchup with Hofstra on Feb. 16, 2019.

Noah Powers, Assistant Sports Editor

March 25, 2019

While UNC Wilmington men’s basketball was excluded from NCAA Tournament play for the second year in a row, Devontae Cacok has punched his ticket to the big dance. The senior standout, who averaged 15.1 points and 12.3 rebounds this season, has been selected as one of four Colonial Athletic Association...

Sans: Cacok’s impact extends beyond basketball

Sans: Cacok’s impact extends beyond basketball

Brandon Sans, Sports Editor

February 14, 2019

Devontae Cacok isn’t ready to think where his jersey may end up after this year. The senior forward has gone through enough change in his UNC Wilmington career that he knows the importance of staying in the moment. “These past four years have gone fast,” said Cacok in an interview with The Sea...

UNCW slides further down CAA ladder

Jeantal Cylla (2) goes up to the rim during UNCW's Homecoming matchup against James Madison on Feb. 2, 2019.

Brandon Sans, Sports Editor

February 3, 2019

UNC Wilmington men’s basketball was unable to provide the Trask Coliseum homecoming crowd with a win in its 104-95 loss to James Madison on Friday night. There were 13 lead changes and seven ties in the contest that went back and forth before the Dukes pulled away late in the second half to avenge...

Seahawks drop close game to Davidson

Devontae Cacok (15) attempts a free throw during UNCW's matchup against East Carolina on Nov. 27, 2018.

Lanre Badmus, Staff Writer

December 2, 2018

The UNC Wilmington men’s basketball team had four players in double figures including a double-double from Devontae Cacok, but it was not enough as the Seahawks fell 91-85 at home to Davidson on Saturday night.  UNCW (4-5) had a big night from Cacok. The senior forward scored 19 points on 7-of-13 shooting and grabbed 13 re...

Toews primed for a first-year breakout

Kai Toews (10)

Noah Powers, Assistant Sports Editor

November 5, 2018

With last year’s departure of starting point guard Jordon Talley, UNCW head coach C.B. McGrath begins his second year in Wilmington in search for a new leader on the floor. After the performance put up against Clemson in the hurricane relief exhibition on Oct. 27, McGrath’s attention has turned to a...

Northeastern runs past UNCW in CAA tourney

Northeastern runs past UNCW in CAA tourney

Noah Thomas, Sports Editor

March 6, 2018

UNC Wilmington’s season boiled down to one stretch of poor play. A comeback win against Hofstra in the CAA Tournament quarterfinals had fans hoping for another victory and, consequently, a third consecutive trip to the tournament’s championship game. But No. 2 Northeastern proved too much for...

Charleston trio thumps UNCW on senior night, 88-74

Jordon Talley gracefully lobs an ally-oop look to a cuuting Devontae Cacok

Noah Thomas, Sports Editor

February 17, 2018

Things were not looking up for UNC Wilmington when Devontae Cacok went to the bench with four fouls, his team down 12 with five minutes remaining. It didn’t get better afterward, either, as the Seahawks could not recover and fell to College of Charleston, 88-74. Cacok, who finished with his 20th double-dou...

Diamond Hawks fall to Butler, 6-2, in second day of Hughes Bros. Challenge

Diamond Hawks fall to Butler, 6-2, in second day of Hughes Bros. Challenge

Brian Carpenter, Staff Writer

February 17, 2018

After a walk-off win on Opening Day against Eastern Kentucky, UNC Wilmington fell to Butler by a final score of 6-2. Seahawks fall to 1-1 on the season and will play Lehigh on Sunday afternoon to conclude the Hughes Brothers Challenge. It was the first time the Seahawks have lost in the tournament...

Seahawks rout Elon, move focus to upcoming home finale

No. 1 Jaylen Fornes

Noah Powers, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018

Wilmington skies were clear Thursday evening, but UNC Wilmington managed to make it rain for much of the contest in its 87-63 victory over Elon (14-13, 6-8 CAA). With four players scoring in double digits, and a team total of 53 rebounds, the Seahawks were able to bounce back after their one-point...

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