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Wainwright heads back to the bench


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- Former UNCW coach Jerry Wainwright is heading back to the coaching ranks. He will serve as an assistant to Rodney Terry at Fresno State. Terry was an assistant at UNCW under Wainwright.

Wainwright coached UNCW from 1994-1995 to 2001-2002. He compiled a 136-103 record and was named CAA Coach-of-the-Year in 1998 and 2001.

Wainwright coached the Seahawks to CAA titles and NCAA appearances in 2000 and 2002 and NIT bids in 1998 and 2001. The 1998 NIT game was UNCW’s first post-season entry in the program’s history.

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I am somewhat

surprised he is not interviewing for the NC State position. Or, maybe he has.