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Fornes, Taylor II to transfer from UNCW

Jaylen Fornes (1) pulls up for a three-pointer during UNCW's Homecoming matchup against James Madison on Feb. 2, 2019.

Brandon Sans, Sports Editor

March 18, 2019

And another Seahawk bites the dust. Junior guard Jaylen Fornes announced on Twitter that he would transfer from UNC Wilmington and spend his final year of eligibility elsewhere. Hours later, guard Ty Taylor II announced he would transfer as well. “I would like to thank UNCW for the opportunity...

Gallery: UNCW falls to Charleston in conference opener

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

Noah Powers, Assistant Sports Editor

December 29, 2018

UNC Wilmington hosted College of Charleston to open Colonial Athletic Association play on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018. The Cougars knocked off the Seahawks 73-66.

Seahawks fall to Tar Heels in McGrath homecoming

Seahawks fall to Tar Heels in McGrath homecoming

Brandon Sans, Sports Editor

December 6, 2018

UNC Wilmington men’s basketball played a half and one minute of good basketball before things unraveled in a 97-69 loss to no. 14 North Carolina on Wednesday night inside the Dean E. Smith Center. "UNC came at us with their double teams, pressure, and length," said UNCW coach C.B. McGrath. "W...

Gallery: UNCW drops season opener to Campbell in overtime thriller

Jay Estime' (12) during UNCW's season opener against Campbell.

Noah Powers, Assistant Sports Editor

November 7, 2018

UNC Wilmington (0-1) took to the road to open the season against Campbell (1-0) on Tuesday night. In a high scoring bout that went into overtime, the Seahawks fell to the Camels 97-93.      

Seahawks unable to mount comeback over Camels

Ty Taylor (21) during UNCW's season opener against Campbell.

Brandon Sans, Sports Editor

November 7, 2018

After it escaped last year’s meeting with Campbell with a four-point victory, UNC Wilmington knew it needed to be ready from the opening tip on Tuesday night at Gore Arena. It took all of regulation and then overtime for the Seahawks (0-1) to snap a three-game winning streak against the Camels (1-0)...

UNCW topples William Peace in exhibition

Kai Toews (10) throws up a floater during UNCW's exhibition against William Peace

Brent Jansen, Contributing Writer

November 3, 2018

 In its final exhibition match before opening the regular season, UNCW downed William Peace 80-52. The Seahawks started the game strong thanks to a great first half performance from senior forward Devontae Cacok. Cacok ended the game with a double-double (13 points, 13 rebounds) and led the te...

UNCW hoops welcomes six new Seahawks

Jay Estime (12) and Ty Taylor, left, take instruction from UNCW men's basketball coach C.B. McGrath during a preseason practice.

Noah Thomas, Sports Editor

October 19, 2017

The departure of former men’s basketball coach Kevin Keatts was not the only hole UNC Wilmington Athletics was forced to fill this offseason. With Keatts gone, each member of the basketball program’s 2017 recruiting class was, upon request, released from his National Letter of Intent. This left the newly-hired C.B. McGrath with a substantial amount of ground to make up on the recruiting trail.

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