College Basketball
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UNCW fires Buzz Peterson
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 03/11/2014 - 4:08pm.

videoUNCW has terminated the the contract of men's basketball coach Buzz Peterson, UNCW Athletic Director Jimmy Bass announced this evening in a news release.

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Cape Fear gets 24th seed in NJCAA Tourney
Submitted by John Rendleman on Mon, 03/10/2014 - 3:19pm.

The Cape Fear Community College men's basketball team will be the 24th seed out of 24 teams in next week's NJCAA Tournament. Cape Fear will face South Plains on the first day of the six day event.

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WWAY's Sunday night sports - March 9
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sun, 03/09/2014 - 10:16pm.

videoFormer Laney Buccaneer Elijah Wilson is headed to the dance. It's the biggest dance in all the land. Wilson and the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers earned a spot in the NCAA Men's Basketball Championship on Sunday when the team captured the Big South title. Plus more!

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CFCC wins Region X, Chants advance to title game
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sat, 03/08/2014 - 6:05pm.

Cape Fear Community College defeated Brunswick Community College in men's basketball on Saturday to earn the Region X title. The Sea Devils earn a bid to the NJCAA Tournament in Kansas later this month. Coastal Carolina is just one victory away from earning an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament in men's basketball.

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Duke slips one spot, UNC reenters latest AP poll
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 02/24/2014 - 12:02pm.

UNC is back in the Associated Press Top 25 after a win over rival Duke. The Blue Devils slipped one spot in the poll despite a win over then top-ranked Syracuse.

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Player hits lights, halts Division II game in tie
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 02/20/2014 - 1:28pm.

Talk about shooting the lights out. The Division II game between Johnson C. Smith and Winston Salem State was halted for safety reasons after a player heaved a full-court shot and knocked out lights - leaving the game tied with 0.3 seconds left on Wednesday night.

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Changes & postponements for local sports
Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 02/13/2014 - 3:55pm.

Due to the severe weather several local athletic events will be shifted until later this week. We've updated the posted changes for high school hoops and college basketball as well. This includes a postponement involving the UNCW men's basketball team and Duke-UNC.

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WWAY's Monday night sports - February 10
Submitted by John Rendleman on Mon, 02/10/2014 - 11:59pm.

videoThe losing skid is over! The UNCW men's basketball team snapped a school record 14 game losing streak on Monday. We were to check out all the action between UNCW and the Towson Tigers. We stuck around for reaction on the team's first CAA victory of the season. We made a stop in Buctown on Monday night. In a tight one Topsail edged Laney. Check out our highlights and reaction of this one too. Plus more!

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Another one gets away from Buzz & company
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sat, 02/08/2014 - 10:07pm.

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.

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Kadeem Allen named Juco player of week
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 01/29/2014 - 11:01pm.

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.

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