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Siddle named UNCW men’s basketball head coach

Takayo Siddle
UNCW welcomes familiar face back to the Seahawk program
March 13, 2020

WILMINGTON — The UNC Wilmington men’s basketball program has named N.C. State assistant Takayo Siddle head coach of the program following the Seahawks’ 10-22 finish to the 2019-2020 season. Siddle...

UNCW winter and spring athletics cancelled for remainder of school year

A pair of UNCW gloves during the Seahawks' matchup with Marshall on Feb. 22, 2020 at Brooks Field.
March 13, 2020

WILMINGTON — Per release from the Colonial Athletic Association, all winter and spring CAA sports have been officially cancelled for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. “Following extensive...

2020 NCAA Tournament cancelled

The Florida State basketball team hold the trophy as ACC Champions March 12, 2020. The tournament in Greensboro N.C.was canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic
March 13, 2020

Yes, you read that correctly. The 2020 NCAA Tournament has been cancelled. Not postponed or suspended. For the first time in history, March Madness has been cancelled. The announcement came yesterday...

UNCW suspends spring athletics

From left: Matt Suggs (15), Adam Smith (35) and Cole Weiss (8) during UNCW's matchup with Marshall on Feb. 23, 2020 at Brooks Field.
UNCW alters spring athletics schedule in midst of coronavirus pandemic
March 12, 2020

WILMINGTON — In the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, UNC Wilmington athletics has opted to suspend its spring athletic events until further notice. “The decision follows suit with the...

2020 NCAA Tournament to be played without fans in attendance


A view of the empty AmericanAirlines Arena before the start of an NBA basketball regular season game between the Miami Heat and the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 in Miami. The Golden State Warriors announced Wednesday they will play games without fans in their San Francisco arena because of the coronavirus.
Coronavirus pandemic leads to decision to play 2020 tournament games in empty arenas
March 11, 2020

Update: Since this article was published, the NBA suspended its season after Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert preliminary tested positive for coronavirus.  COVID-19, more commonly known as coronavirus,...

UNCW downed by Drexel in CAA tournament

Marten Linssen attempts to go up for a shot during UNCW's matchup with N.C. Wesleyan on Nov. 19, 2019.
March 8, 2020

WASHINGTON D.C. — UNC Wilmington’s hopes of running the table were cut short on Saturday night following a 66-55 loss to Drexel (14-19, 6-12 Colonial Athletic Association) on Saturday evening in the...

Seahawks drop two of three in series with Tigers

Breydan Gorham (33) during UNCW's matchup against Memphis on March 6, 2020 at Brooks Field.
March 8, 2020

WILMINGTON – UNC Wilmington (10-5) hosted Memphis (10-5) this weekend for a three-game series following a sweep of Kentucky (9-5) last weekend. The Seahawks fell on Friday and Saturday before regrouping...

Roupp claims CAA Pitcher of the Week honors

Landen Roupp (14) during UNCW's matchup with Marshall on Feb. 22, 2020 at Brooks Field.
Landen Roupp became the second to receive CAA pitcher honors this season
March 3, 2020

WILMINGTON – Pitcher Landen Roupp became the second Seahawk in a row to win Colonial Athletic Association Pitcher of the Week honors, following Zarion Sharpe who was co-Pitcher of the week last week.   On...

Phillips earns CAA rookie honors for third time

Shykeim Phillips goes in for a layup during UNCW's matchup with N.C. Wesleyan on Nov. 19, 2019.
Freshman guard Shykeim Phillips earned rookie honors heading into CAA tournament play
March 3, 2020

WILMINGTON – Point guard Shykeim Phillips wrangled in Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Week honors for the third time this season.   The freshman put up an average 16 points, four...

Smith shows out on Senior Day, leads Seahawks to win

GiGi Smith (5) makes a pass during UNCW's Senior Day matchup with Hofstra on March 1, 2020 at Trask Coliseum.
The duo of GiGi Smith and Lacey Suggs led UNCW to a convincing Senior Day victory, combining for 35 of the team's 56 points
March 1, 2020

WILMINGTON — UNC Wilmington women’s hoops extended its winning streak to three games on Sunday in Trask Coliseum with a Senior Day victory over Hofstra (3-25, 0-17 Colonial Athletic Association)....

Seahawks fall to Blue Hens in season finale

Marten Linssen battles Delaware defenders during UNCW's matchup with the Blue Hens on Feb. 29, 2020 at Trask Coliseum.
February 29, 2020

WILMINGTON — After winning three of its last five games, UNC Wilmington (10-21, 5-13 Colonial Athletic Association) was unable to muster up a win to close the regular season. Delaware (21-10, 11-7 CAA)...

Women’s hoops tops Northeastern for second-straight win

UNCW women's basketball against Northeastern on Feb. 28, 2020 at Trask Coliseum
UNCW picked up some much-needed momentum in its second-straight win on Friday night
February 29, 2020

WILMINGTON — UNC Wilmington got its second-straight win Friday night at Trask Coliseum against Northeastern. The 61-48 victory was fueled by senior Lacey Suggs who had 18 points, helping her crest the...

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