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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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All-time winningest coach Summitt steps aside

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Pat Summitt is stepping aside as Tennessee's women's basketball coach and taking the title of "head coach emeritus". UNCW men's basketball coach Buzz Peterson used to coach with Summitt at Tennessee. "One of the best basketball minds to ever coach the game, Peterson texted WWAY about Summitt. "She was such a tremendous communicator with her players. I was blessed to work beside her and to eat her excellent country cooking." Full story...
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Will Buzz Peterson leave UNCW for SMU?

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Times have been better in Seahawk basketball land. It appears UNCW will be banned from post-season play next season due to previous academic difficulties. Three players recently transferred. On Sunday might a Dallas newspaper reported UNCW head coach Buzz Peterson may be heading to SMU as an assistant coach if Larry Brown is awarded the vacant head coaching job for the Mustangs. Full story...
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ACC Barnstorming Tour tips off at BCC Thursday

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UNC's Tyler Zeller, NC State's CJ Williams and Duke's Miles Plumlee will be hoopin' it up at Brunswick Community College on Thursday. The ACC Barnstorming Tour all-star basketball game will be played at the Gore Center on the BCC campus. Full story...
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3 Seahawk basketball players seek release from UNCW

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video The UNCW men's basketball team has had more than fair share of players leave over the last few seasons. It now appears three more Seahawks may be heading out of town in order to play basketball elsewhere. Three Seahawks have asked for their official release. Full story...
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Kansas knocks off UNC

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Former Hoggard High standout Stilman White had a game high seven assists for UNC on Sunday in his second collegiate start at point guard for North Carolina. White tallied four points in 28 minutes of play. For the second time this week he did not have any turnovers. Full story...
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Marshall practices for Tar Heels

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Former Hoggard guard Stilman White played 32 minutes on Friday for the North Carolina Tar Heels. Look for those minutes to decrease if Kendall Marshall plays on Sunday in St. Louis. The All-ACC guard practiced on Saturday for the first time since breaking a bone in his wrist in Greensboro. Full story...
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WWAY's Friday night sports - March 23; Stilman White & UNC advance in overtime

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Friday night's jam packed sports segment featured Stilman White and the UNC Tar Heels avoiding a Sweet 16 upset. UNC will face Kansas on Sunday. We also featured Hoggard, Ashley and New Hanover's lacrosse teams in action. On top of that, we visited the Wilmington Athletic Club to check out the State Racquetball Championship. Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - March 22

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video Thursday night's sports segment featured previews for UNC and NC State's Sweet 16 matchups. We also caught up with New Hanover boys basketball coach Kirk Angel. He gives us the scoop on where some of his seniors might be playing next season. We also take a sneak peak at what the Wilmington Hammerheads will look like this season. Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - March 21

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video Wednesday night featured Stilman White's likely increase in playing time for the remainder of the NCAA Tournament. Shaka Smart declined to take the head coaching vacancy at Illinois Universtiy. We also showcased the NC State basketball team leaving Raleigh for the Sweet 16. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Wilmington's Stilman White ready as UNC heads to Sweet 16

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video With injuries mounting, Hoggard alum Stilman White has quickly moved up the depth chart for the North Carolina basketball team. He could see even more playing time as the Tar Heels prepare for the Sweet 16. Full story...
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Sweet 16 for Wolfpack and Tar Heels

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NC State defeated Georgetown 66-63 Sunday. The Wolfpack moves onto the Sweet 16 Friday in St. Louis. North Carolina also advances. The Heels beat Creighton Sunday. Former Hoggard guard Stilman White will likely see more playing time in UNC's next game. Kendall Marshall suffered a fracture of the scaphoid bone in his right wrist. Full story...
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Top-seeded Tar Heels advance in NCAA tournament

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John Henson had a great seat on the North Carolina sideline to watch his teammates advance in the NCAA tournament. The question is how long the Tar Heels will have to win without him, not to mention if his sore left wrist will heal enough to make him a factor in March at all. Full story...
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Major upset as Lehigh tops Duke in second round of NCAA tourney

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C.J. McCollum scored 30 points and Lehigh upset Duke 75-70 on Friday night in the second round of the NCAA tournament. Full story...
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North Carolina's Henson out of NCAA opener

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North Carolina junior John Henson won't play in the Tar Heels' NCAA tournament opener against Vermont due to a sore left wrist. Full story...
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