College Basketball
UNCW holds off ECU Pirates in men's basketball; Atkins scores 40 for Seahawk women
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sat, 12/20/2014 - 10:23pm.

UNCW handcuffed rival East Carolina on 28 percent shooting and set a season high with 11 blocks to shackle the Pirates 66-54 in a holiday men’s basketball clash on Saturday night at Trask Coliseum. The UNCW women basketball team also won on Saturday. It's hard to lose when Kelva Atkins tallies 40 points. The Seahawks won their second straight game to improve to 5-3 on the season and won for the 12th time in the last 13 meetings against their rivals at Trask Coliseum. The Pirates dipped under .500 with the loss and stand 5-6 on the campaign.

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UNCW holds off Liberty in OT
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 12/17/2014 - 11:54pm.

videoUNCW head basketball coach Kevin Keatts said last year's UNCW team would have found a way to lose Wednesday's home game against the Liberty Flames. As it turns out, UNCW won a sloppy, physical game in overtime to improve to 4-3 on the season. The game was highlighted by a handful of dunks. We hope you get a chance to check out the rim rockers on our video. On Wednesday we also showcased BCC men's hoops, UNCW women's basketball and Laney wrestling.

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UNCW more than holds their own with Louisville
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sun, 12/14/2014 - 9:20pm.

videoMost basketball fans expected 4th ranked Louisville to pounce on UNCW. Louisville did win on Sunday night, but the game proved to be much closer than expected. In fact UNCW pulled within two points of the Cardinals late in the second half, yet Rick Pitino's club pulled away at the end to win by double digits. UNCW head coach Kevin Keatts is a former assistant coach at Louisville. Check out our game highlights tonight at 11pm on WWAY.

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Stilman White showing patience in UNC return
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 12/10/2014 - 11:44pm.

videoNobody said the transition would be easy for Stilman White. The Hoggard High School graduate is back at UNC. The Tar Heels currently sport a 7-1 record after defeating East Carolina over the weekend. The former Hoggard guard has played in four games this season, but he hasn't scored yet.

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BCC Dolphins beat team from "Down Under"
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 12/10/2014 - 12:06am.

videoThe Brunswick Community College men's basketball team not only won on Tuesday night, the Dolphins picked up a international victory. BCC defeated a touring team from Australia.

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Next up for UNCW: 4th ranked Louisville
Submitted by John Rendleman on Mon, 12/08/2014 - 11:38pm.

videoThe Louisville Cardinals and the UNCW Seahawks have a connection in men's basketball. First of all, UNCW head coach Kevin Keatts used to be an assistant coach at Louisville. Secondly, the Seahawks will face Louisville later this week.

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Seahawks soar to record breaking victory in home opener
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 12/03/2014 - 11:16pm.

videoFormer New Hanover Wildcat basketball standout Freddie Jackson has been waiting to have a career night. He didn't wait long. Jackson scored a career high 33 points on Wednesday night in the 2014-15 home opener for the UNCW Seahawks. Jackson blistered the nets, but he wasn't alone against St. Andrews.

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110 points more than enough for another UNCW win
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sat, 11/22/2014 - 10:08pm.

The UNCW men's basketball team scored 64 points in the second half against VMI on Saturday night. The shots were clearly falling for UNCW as the Seahawks improve to 2-1 on the season under new head coach Kevin Keatts. UNCW beat VMI 110-93. On a related note you can catch the Kevin Keatts Show on WWAY TV on Sunday morning at 11:30. See what the key to the early start is for UNCW.

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First win for Kevin Keatts as UNCW head coach
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 11/18/2014 - 11:42pm.

videoIn a game that more often resembled a boxing match than a basketball game with its ebb and flow, UNCW answered UNCG on nearly every occasion in an entertaining 84-72 men’s basketball victory Tuesday night at the Greensboro Coliseum to deliver Kevin Keatts his first win as the Seahawks’ head coach. Check out our game highlights from Greensboro.

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Update: Kadeem Allen to redshirt at Arizona
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sun, 11/16/2014 - 7:42pm.

videoWilmington's Kadeem Allen was ready to play in the national spotlight. but he's going to have to wait another twelve months to suit up for coach Sean Miller and the Arizona Wildcats. Allen attended high school at Laney for three years, but he graduated from New Hanover High in 2012 after just one season in a Wildcat uniform. It was quite a season though. He led New Hanover to the 4-A basketball state title in 2012.

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