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From Eagle to Seahawk: The legacy behind Shawn O’Connell

Shawn O'Connell during UNCW's matchup with Northeastern on Feb. 14, 2019

Noah Powers, Assistant Sports Editor

February 16, 2019

For UNC Wilmington graduate transfer Shawn O’Connell, the path to the Port City differed from many of his teammates. The 6’8 forward transferred from Georgia Southern where he redshirted his freshman year. O’Connell shot 61 percent from the floor while racking up 310 points and 280 rebounds...

Gallery: Seahawks unable to finish upset, late-game struggles continue

Kai Toews (10) during UNCW's matchup with Northeastern on Feb. 14, 2019

Noah Powers, Assistant Sports Editor

February 14, 2019

UNC Wilmington welcomed Northeastern to the Port City on Thursday night. With an 11-point halftime lead, the Seahawks looked to pull an upset on the no. 2 team in the conference, but second-half struggles plagued the 'Hawks as they have throughout conference play. The Huskies (16-9, 10-3 Colonial...

Seahawks knock off Pirates in rivalry rematch

Jeantal Cylla (2) attempts a free throw during UNCW's matchup against East Carolina on Nov. 27, 2018.

Brandon Sans, Sports Editor

November 28, 2018

UNC Wilmington men’s basketball team renewed its in-state rivalry with East Carolina on Tuesday night in Trask Coliseum. The Seahawks avenged last year’s overtime loss to the Pirates in coach C.B. McGrath’s first season with a 95-86 victory. Strength in numbers Contributions were noticed up and down ...

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