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The Wilmington Star-News
UNCW men's basketball rallies past TowsonSeahawks erase 12-point deficit and make big plays in the clutch to earn CAA wi
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 49 minutes ago
Seahawks erase 12-point deficit and make big plays in the clutch to earn CAA win By Alex Riley StarNews Staff UNCW failed to come up with the clutch play it needed against Northeastern and Charleston in back-to-back heartbreaking losses. On... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
UNCW basketball now looking to cut down on turnoversEarly giveaways put UNCW behind against Charleston, which can't happen moving f
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
Early giveaways put UNCW behind against Charleston, which can't happen moving forward By Alex Riley StarNews Staff Charleston’s defense certainly didn’t need help to be successful, but in the first half of Thursday’s game, UNCW gave the Cougars an... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
UNCW soccer coach's leave stems from decade-old complaintUniversity in midst of 60-day fact-finding period to determine soccer coach's f
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
University in midst of 60-day fact-finding period to determine soccer coach's future at school By Alex Riley StarNews Staff A 2007 report filed with the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office, along with a recent social media post about the incident,... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
UNCW men's basketball can't rally past CharlestonDespite strong second half, Seahawks can't come up with road victory By Alex R
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
Despite strong second half, Seahawks can't come up with road victory By Alex Riley StarNews Staff CHARLESTON – Not even a disastrous opening 20 minutes could ruin another battle between UNCW and Charleston. After falling behind by as many as 20 in... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Cairney's leave at UNCW stems from decade-old complaintUniversity in midst of 60-day fact-finding period to determine soccer coach's f
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
University in midst of 60-day fact-finding period to determine soccer coach's future at school By Alex Riley StarNews Staff A 2007 report filed with the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office, along with a recent social media post about the incident,... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
UNCW women's soccer coach on administrative leavePaul Cairney has been with the program since its inception in 1994 By Alex Ril
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
Paul Cairney has been with the program since its inception in 1994 By Alex Riley StarNews Staff UNCW women’s soccer coach Paul Cairney has been placed on paid administrative leave while the school conducts a personnel inquiry. Cairney, who was... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Fornes finds his rhythm for UNCWThe Seahawk guard saw big success last week he hopes to carry on By Alex Riley
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
The Seahawk guard saw big success last week he hopes to carry on By Alex Riley StarNews Staff Jaylen Fornes showed what type of player he could be last week. The UNCW sophomore felt in rhythm at Elon and carried it over against Northeastern,... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Seahawks outlasted in overtimeUNCW storms back to force an extra stanza but can't keep pace down the stretch
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 6 days ago
UNCW storms back to force an extra stanza but can't keep pace down the stretch vs. Northeastern By Alex Riley StarNews Staff The whistle was going one of two directions. Either the officials were about to signal for a jump ball between UNCW’s... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Seahawks finally get some confidenceOvertime win at Elon gave UNCW its first road win, something to build on By Al
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 8 days ago
Overtime win at Elon gave UNCW its first road win, something to build on By Alex Riley StarNews Staff The question certainly loomed in C.B. McGrath’s mind as everything unfolded. UNCW had staged a comeback against Elon after a second half lull,... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
UNCW men's basketball edges ElonSeahawks claim first road victory of the season with 80-78 win in overtime By
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 9 days ago
Seahawks claim first road victory of the season with 80-78 win in overtime By Alex Riley StarNews Staff ELON – Standout post player Devontae Cacok was sitting on the bench with cramps. The score was tied at 78 in overtime. And for UNCW, Marcus... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Cacok relishing new role, bigger numbersThe junior forward's job is different this year but his contribution to UNCW ha
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 10 days ago
The junior forward's job is different this year but his contribution to UNCW has gotten bigger By Alex Riley StarNews Staff The look. The move. The quick cut. The pass. The dunk. Last year, Devontae Cacok became the master of the pick and roll... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Leaky defense continues to plague SeahawksUNCW allowed Delaware to shoot over 50-percent in a 96-76 victory Sunday aftern
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 13 days ago
UNCW allowed Delaware to shoot over 50-percent in a 96-76 victory Sunday afternoon in Newark By Alex Riley StarNews Staff NEWARK, Dela. – C.B. McGrath didn’t say a word, but his look spoke volumes. There was nearly 10 minutes left in Sunday’s... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Seahawks, Blue Hens meet againFamiliarity a hot topic as UNCW faces Delaware for the second time in eight day
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 14 days ago
Familiarity a hot topic as UNCW faces Delaware for the second time in eight days By Alex Riley StarNews Staff NEWARK, Del. -- UNCW hasn’t forgotten what happened when Delaware visited Trask Coliseum last week. The Blue Hens made crucial plays late... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Towson goes long in win over UNCWThe Tigers shot 54.5 percent from long range to push past the Seahawks By Alex
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 14 days ago
The Tigers shot 54.5 percent from long range to push past the Seahawks By Alex Riley StarNews Staff The Towson brand of basketball usually centers around physical play, solid defense and being aggressive in the paint. On Friday against UNCW, the... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
UNCW capitalizing on second chancesStrong rebounding on the offensive glass is giving the Seahawks more chances to
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 16 days ago
Strong rebounding on the offensive glass is giving the Seahawks more chances to score By Alex Riley StarNews Staff On a night when UNCW didn’t miss much, the Seahawks still managed to get a fair amount of second chance points. Against Drexel, UNCW... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
UNCW uses balanced offense to roll past DragonsSeahawks earned first CAA win of the season By Alex Riley StarNews Staff C.B.
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 18 days ago
Seahawks earned first CAA win of the season By Alex Riley StarNews Staff C.B. McGrath called for a change during shoot around. UNCW scrapped its customary way of preparing for a game, opting to separate into two teams and play a shooting... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
THE BUZZ, Dec. 31: Save room downtown for baseball stadium"taking names". Classy! Two great articles in Thursday's Sports section: heart
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 20 days ago
"taking names". Classy! Two great articles in Thursday's Sports section: heart-warming story of UNCW's Lacey Suggs by Alex Riley, and Brian Mull's on great golfing hereabouts -- he does standup with the printed word. How can Celia-hater deny... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
UNCW men's basketball can't hold onSeahawks drop CAA opener to Delaware as Fornes misses last-second three By Ale
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 21 days ago
Seahawks drop CAA opener to Delaware as Fornes misses last-second three By Alex Riley StarNews Staff UNCW had chances to win Saturday’s CAA opener against Delaware. Unfortunately, the Seahawks just couldn’t cash those chances in. The Blue Hens... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Gary's role continues to rise for UNCWThe freshman guard keeps making plays for the Seahawks leading to consecutive s
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 22 days ago
The freshman guard keeps making plays for the Seahawks leading to consecutive starts By Alex Riley StarNews Staff C.B. McGrath likes what he’s seen from freshman Jeff Gary. UNCW’s men's basketball coach has asked the first-year player to play a... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
UNCW men's basketball routs Greensboro College to snap skidBy Alex Riley StarNews Staff After weeks of things going wrong, on this night
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 23 days ago
By Alex Riley StarNews Staff After weeks of things going wrong, on this night everything went right. Facing Division III Greensboro College, the UNCW men’s basketball team did what it was supposed to do in a dominating 101-60 win over the Pride.... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Seahawks weigh defensive optionsUNCW has struggled to stop opponents but switching styles might not be the answ
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 24 days ago
UNCW has struggled to stop opponents but switching styles might not be the answer By Alex Riley StarNews Staff With two players in his face, Howard’s RJ Cole still launched shot after shot, finding the bottom of the net time and time again. UNCW... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Seahawks get strong finish after slow startUNCW women improve to 7-4 thanks to a late defensive stand By Alex Riley StarN
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 30 days ago
UNCW women improve to 7-4 thanks to a late defensive stand By Alex Riley StarNews Staff For a stretch, it was hard to tell which was uglier – the play on the court or the sweaters on the bench. While the UNCW women’s basketball staff wore... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Seahawks prepare for final nonconference road testroad trips, they’ve played back-to-back games. Obviously in conference it’ll be
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 30 days ago
road trips, they’ve played back-to-back games. Obviously in conference it’ll be two games in three days, but it’s harder to do back-to-back games,” McGrath said. – Reporter Alex Riley can be reached at 910-343-2034 or Alex.Riley@StarNewsOnline... Read more

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