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Another one gets away from Buzz & company

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A comfortable lead certainly isn't a sure thing this season for the UNCW men's basketball team. The Seahawks let another possible victory slip away. UNCW led by 14 points at the half, but Hofstra ended up beating UNC Wilmington by double digits. Buzz Peterson's squad currently holds a school record 14 game losing streak. Cape Fear CC lost on Saturday too, but BCC won. Full story...
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Kadeem Allen named Juco player of week

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Former Laney & New Hanover basketball standout Kadeem Allen continues to race up honors as a sophomore at Hutchinson Junior College in Kansas. Once again he's the player of the week for his conference. Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - January 20

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videoLess dunks than normal, but WWAY still attended the MLK Jamfest on Monday at Union High School in Sampson County. The event featured seven different basketball games on the same court on a day where students didn't have to attend school. In college men's hoops Cape Fear Community College and NC State both won, but the UNC Tar Heels did not. Plus more! Full story...
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Duke up five spots in latest AP Top 25 poll

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The latest AP Top 25 men's college basketball poll has Duke up five spots from last week to No. 18. Full story...
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Seahawks continue slide + more Saturday sports

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Duke & North Carolina both appear to be back on track in men's basketball, but that's not the case for Buzz Peterson's UNCW squad. The Seahawks squandered a 13 point halftime lead on Saturday. The losing skid for UNCW is now nine losses in a row. A handful of local high school squads played games on Saturday afternoon. Plus the season is now underway for the Wilmington Sea Dawgs! Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - January 16

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videoOn Thursday on WWAY we checked out high school hoops involving New Hanover-Scotland and East Bladen-Union. The East Bladen girls won on Thursday night to improve to 15-0. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - January 15

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videoThe losing skid continues for Buzz Peterson's UNCW basketball squad. The Seahawks lost to Hofstra on Wednesday. The Ashley girls basketball team has to forfeit four games. Hoggard High graduate Derek Brunson stepped back into the octagon on Wednesday for his third UFC fight. Unfortunately Brunson wasn't able to finish against Yoel Romero after the Wilmington resident won the first two rounds. Plus more! Full story...
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Arizona still No. 1, 6 newcomers to Top 25

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Arizona and Syracuse remain No. 1 and 2 in The Associated Press college basketball poll for a sixth straight week and six newcomers joined the Top 25. Full story...
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Jordan's UNC diploma, recruiting letters up for auction

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videoPieces of Michael Jordan's history as a student-athlete are up for auction. Goldin Auctions is offering up Jordan's diploma from UNC, as well as recruiting letters written by legendary Tar Heel coach Dean Smith and assistant Bill Gutheridge, who later succeeded Smith as head coach. Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - January 9

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videoOn Thursday we found out former Tar Heel basketball standout PJ Hairston is no longer enrolled at the University of North Carolina. The UNCW women's basketball team dropped their CAA opener on Thursday. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - January 8

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videoNew Hanover graduate Kadeem Allen continues to tear it up on the junior college level. The future Arizona Wildcat scored 41 points on Wednesday to lead Hutchinson to yet another victory. The UNCW men's basketball team drops to 0-2 in the CAA after an overtime loss on the road against Northeastern. UNC is off to an 0-2 start in the ACC after a loss on Wednesday to Miami. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - January 6

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videoUNCW assistant basketball coach Eddie Biedenbach has deep roots to Asheville and Raleigh. As it turns out Biedenbach will be inducted into the NC Sports Hall of Fame in Raleigh later this year. Jones Angell is the "Voice of the Tar Heels." We profiled Angell on our sports segment on Monday night. ACC fans it's time to celebrate! Florida State wins the national championship for college football. Full story...
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Saturday sports update

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Buzz Peterson's basketball squad opened the conference schedule with a home loss on Saturday. James Madison edged UNCW at Trask Coliseum. The CFCC women's basketball team remains undefeated. The Cape Fear Academy Challenge concluded on Saturday. Former Laney swimmer Stephen Coetzer is back on top of the podium where he belongs! Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - January 1

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videoFormer Hoggard guard Stilman White is back from his mission. Will he suit up again for the North Carolina Tar Heels? UNC head coach Roy Williams addressed the situation after Tuesday's win over the UNCW Seahawks. Cape Fear Academy is hosting a three day basketball challenge on Thursday. Plus more! Full story...
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Tar Heels spoil Buzz's return to Chapel Hill

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videoIn a New Year's Eve showdown in Chapel Hill the North Carolina Tar Heels shot 62 percent in the second half against UNC Wilmington to claim their third straight triumph. UNC improves to 10-3 overall. UNCW drops to 6-9 after the Seahawks final non-conference game of the season. Full story...
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