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NCAA bans UNCW men's basketball team from postseason play

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video On Wednesday the UNCW men's basketball team received news it didn't want to hear. The UNCW men’s basketball team will not be allowed to compete in postseason play in the 2012-13 season due to low Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores. The NCAA made that announcement on Wednesday. Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - June 19

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video Josh Rusk has been named the head football coach at South Brunswick High School. Rusk replaces Roman Kelly as the Cougars head coach. The Wilmington Sharks got back into the win column on Tuesday. We've got a complete game recap along with highlights on that. In the NBA Miami has a 3-1 lead now in the NBA best of seven finals. Full story...
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UNCW's Miller, Bass named to top CAA posts

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UNCW Chancellor Gary Miller and Athletic Director Jimmy Bass have been named to top posts in the Colonial Athletic Association. Miller will begin a two-year term as Chair of the Council of Presidents. Bass will start a two-year term as conference President. Full story...
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UNCW opens with Vanderbilt at NCAA Raleigh Regional

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UNC Wilmington will head up interstate 40 to play Vanderbilt on Friday in the Raleigh Regional of the NCAA Baseball Tournament. Five teams from North Carolina are in the field: UNCW, Appalachian State, NC State, UNC and East Carolina. Full story...
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UNCW wins CAA baseball championship

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The UNCW baseball team captured the CAA title on Saturday. It's the first tournament crown for UNCW since 2006 in baseball. The Seahawks are now NCAA Tournament bound! Full story...
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WWAY'S Thursday night sports - May 24: Whiteville & UNCW baseball both roll

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video The Whiteville baseball team is just one win away from playing in next week's 2-A state championship series. Whiteville only needs one more victory against Northwood to advance. The UNCW baseball team wants to advance to the NCAA Baseball Tournament. To insure that the Hawks need to win the CAA Tournament. On Thursday the Seahawks beat VCU to start the CAA event off on the right foot. UNCW's next game will be Friday at noon against Delaware. Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - May 17

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video On Thursday night we featured a rain-shortened baseball game between UNCW and George Mason. We also talked to UNCW A.D Jimmy Bass about the recent trend of schools leaving the CAA. In golf the UNCW men's golf team is tied for fifth place after one round of their NCAA Golf Regional. Plus, we featured state playoff softball action on Thursday that pitted South Columbus and South Lenoir. Full story...
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Old Dominion leaving CAA for Conference USA

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Old Dominion is leaving the Colonial Athletic Association and joining Conference USA. School President John R. Broderick said in a release Thursday that the move will be effective July 1, 2013. Full story...
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VCU leaves CAA, announces move to Atlantic 10

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VCU President Michael Rao says the university Is leaving the Colonial Athletic Association and will join the Atlantic 10. Rao says the switch will take effect in all sports on July 1, 2012. Full story...
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CAA may be forced to prepare for new look

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Academic sanctions and potential defections could give the Colonial Athletic Association a drastically different look. UNC Wilmington is not on the list for leaving the conference, but the UNCW men's basketball team is on the list for academic sanctions. Full story...
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Williams, UNCW beat James Madison 70-59 in CAA opener

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videoFreshman forward Cedrick Williams scored 22 points to lead UNC Wilmington past James Madison 70-59 Friday in a first-round game in the Colonial Athletic Association tournament. Full story...
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Colonial inks television deal

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On Monday the CAA announced a five-year agreement with the NBC Sports Group that will exponentially increase both the conference’s national exposure and number of games produced in high definition. Full story...
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Hopes high as first pitch nears at UNCW

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Seahawk baseball fans wonder if this will be the year UNCW makes it back to the NCAA tournament. The Seahawks open the 2012 season at home against Ohio on February 17. Full story...
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CAA's VCU gets into Final Four, UNC does not

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ACC fans are accustomed to having at least one ACC team in the Final Four. This year the ACC came up empty when the final surviving ACC lost on Sunday. The CAA has a team heading to the Final Four though. Full story...
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