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Roy Williams talks about health scare, upcoming season during Wilmington visit

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video Believe it or not, college basketball season starts this weekend with the first practice of the year. That's welcome news for UNC coach Roy Williams. He's spent the last month dealing with a cancer scare. Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - Oct. 1

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video Cape Fear Community College recently added women's basketball to their lineup. Monday marked the first official day of practice for the head coach Lori Drake and the SeaDevils.... Plus more ! Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - Sept. 19

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video UNC men's basketball coach Roy Williams underwent a robotic partial nephrectomy at UNC Hospitals on Wednesday to remove a tumor from his right kidney. Williams, 62, should be able to coach when the Tar Heels begin practice on October 13th. Full story...
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Laney grad Wilson commits to Coastal Carolina

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Laney grad Elijah Wilson will be a Chanticleer in the near future. Wilson will be heading to Coastal Carolina where former UNCW head coach Benny Moss is currently an assistant coach. Full story...
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Tar Heels looking to James for bulk up front

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North Carolina needs freshman Joel James to provide some bulk up front this fall. The 6-foot-10 James has lost more than 50 pounds in the past 18 months, but he still weighs around 260 pounds. Full story...
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Roy Williams reflects on Wrightsville Beach

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One of North Carolina's beloved icons, Roy Williams, is featured in the cover story of the July issue of Wrightsville Beach Magazine. The UNC basketball coach tends to let his guard down in Wrightsville Beach. He loves to walk the beach and "The Loop". Full story...
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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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