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Phoenix rise again: Seahawks drop nail-biter at Trask

Ty Gadsden (0) during UNCW's matchup with Elon on Feb. 6, 2020 at Trask Coliseum.

Zachary Kilby, Assistant Sports Editor

February 6, 2020

WILMINGTON – UNC Wilmington (7-18, 2-10 Colonial Athletic Association) sparked a late run in the second half to force the game to be decided in the final seconds. However, Marcus Sheffield put Elon (8-17, 4-8 CAA) on his back while pouring in a game high 18 points to complete the season sweep against...

Gallery: Seahawks drop Thursday contest to Elon

Mike Okauru (4) during UNCW's matchup with Elon on Feb. 6, 2020 at Trask Coliseum.

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

February 6, 2020

WILMINGTON — The loss of point guard Shykeim Phillips appeared to hurt UNC Wilmington (7-18, 2-10 Colonial Athletic Association) more than expected as the Seahawks fell to Elon (8-17, 4-8 CAA) Thursday night 62-56.

Seahawks shock rival Cougars in Charleston

Shykeim Phillips during UNCW’s matchup with College of Charleston on Jan. 25, 2020 at TD Arena

Noah Powers, Sports Editor

January 25, 2020

Charleston, S.C. — In its first road test since the firing of head coach C.B. McGrath on Jan. 13, UNC Wilmington (7-15, 2-7 CAA) knocked off rival College of Charleston (12-9, 6-3 CAA) 72-70 on Saturday at TD Arena. It was the second win in a row for the Seahawks who did not win a game from late...

Seahawks Assemble: Gadsden talks and ranks the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Seahawks Assemble: Gadsden talks and ranks the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Brandon Sans, Sports Editor

April 5, 2019

After 21 films over 11 years, the finale of this incarnation of the Marvel Cinematic Universe will conclude on April 26 with the premiere of Avengers: Endgame. In anticipation of this worldwide blockbuster that’s almost assured to rake in over $200 million during its opening weekend, The Seahawk sat...

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...

Gallery: Seahawks downed by Dukes on Homecoming

Kai Toews (10) attempts to break past a defender during UNCW's Homecoming matchup against James Madison on Feb. 2, 2019.

Noah Powers and Travis Stoker

February 3, 2019

As part of Homecoming weekend, UNC Wilmington (8-16, 4-7 Colonial Athletic Association) played host to James Madison. While the Seahawks were able to score close to the century mark, the efforts were not enough as the Dukes (10-14, 3-8 CAA) toppled the Seahawks 104-95. A potentially season-changing...

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...

Cacok sets career rebounding record in UNCW win

Devontae Cacok (15) during UNCW's conference opener against College of Charleston on Dec. 29, 2018.

Brandon Sans, Sports Editor

January 12, 2019

UNC Wilmington men’s basketball provided a reason to believe Thursday’s loss to Delaware was a fluke not to be repeated with a statement win over Drexel, 97-83, on Saturday in Trask Coliseum. The Seahawks (7-11, 3-2 CAA) were forced to “reevaluate” their energy level when starting games following...

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 ...

Seahawks move forward with first win

Ty Gadsden (10) tries to get open during UNCW's Tuesday night game v.s. UNC Greensboro

Brandon Sans, Sports Editor

November 18, 2018

UNC Wilmington men’s basketball couldn’t leave Trask Coliseum on Sunday with just a win. After a winless start to the season and with National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics-opponent Allen in the Port City, the Seahawks (1-3) needed a declaration. After a disappointing first half...

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