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UNCW Basketball

What's up with Jerry Wainwright?

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videoWe spotted former UNCW men's head basketball coach Jerry Wainwright at a high school football game recently. It appears the coach will lay low during the upcoming basketball season. Of course with all coaches, that's subject to change. Full story...
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Chicago Sky and Wilmington's Tamera Young now down by two games in WNBA Finals

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videoThe Chicago Sky and Wilmington's Tamera Young will need an impressive comeback to win the WNBA title this year. Chicago trails the best of five title series two games to none against Phoenix. Plus, the schedule for the UNCW women's basketball team is out. Full story...
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UNCW releases men's basketball schedule

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videoUNCW men's basketball head coach Kevin Keatts will carry his revamped team to challenging venues at Louisville and Minnesota early in the 2014-15 season. The 18-game CAA schedule features several of the league's top teams in the first month of the new year. Full story...
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Buzz Peterson's family on the road again

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videoFor the last four years Buzz Peterson has been a Wilmington resident. As of Thursday that's no longer the case. The former UNCW men's head basketball coach moved his family to the Charlotte area. Peterson will be working with the NBA Charlotte Hornets down the road. This means his son, Rob, will not be playing for Laney in the upcoming basketball season. Full story...
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Kevin Keatts throws out first pitch at Shark Tank; Sharks win third straight

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videoClearly this was one of the best nights to be at the Shark Tank all year. UNCW basketball coach Kevin Keatts threw out the first pitch. The Florence head coach got tossed out of the game after throwing a slew of bats onto the field. Michael Montville hit a homer for the second night in a row. Jon Olczak was terrific on the mound. Sam Foy had three hits. Plus more! Full story...
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Sharks win; Benny Moss remains on recruiting trail & LeBron returns to Cleveland Cavaliers

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videoThe Wilmington Sharks won in extra innings on Friday night. We have a Benny Moss sighting in Myrtle Beach at a BigShots basketball event, but the big basketball story clearly is the return of LeBron James to the Cleveland Cavaliers. LeBron has unfinished business in Cleveland. His tenure in Miami is over. King James has decided to return home in order to play for Cleveland. Full story...
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Luke Hager and Nate Anderson won't be wearing teal anymore for UNCW Seahawks & more

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videoThe Kevin Keatts era at UNCW will begin this fall without Luke Hager and Nate Anderson. Their scholarships have been rescinded by the university in an apparent move to make room for new players. Former Laney Buccaneer Tamera Young helped Chicago snap a losing skid for Chicago in the WNBA. In baseball the Wilmington Sharks did not end their skid on Wednesday. Full story...
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U.S. Open Golf at Pinehurst #2; abundance of local angles include Jordan Spieth's grandpa

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videoDay one is in the books for the 2014 U.S. Open Golf Tournament. We made the trip to Pinehurst in order to talk with the biggest names in golf. We also found more than our fair share of local angles at this prestigious event. Plus more! Full story...
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Three players added to Seahawk men's basketball team

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New UNCW men’s basketball coach Kevin Keatts has added three players to the Seahawk program. Two of the players will be eligible for the upcoming season. One will have to sit out a year due to transfer rules. Full story...
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Weekend sports update: Hammerheads win, state track title for North Brunswick + more

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North Brunswick's boys track & field team won the 2-A state title over the weekend. The Wilmington Hammerheads won their second game of the season. Former New Hanover football standout Jermaine Jones is headed to New York for a tryout with the Jets + news and results involving UNCW sports. Full story...
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Tennis seniors earn top honors at UNCW sports banquet

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videoUNCW parlayed a sweep of the recent Colonial Athletic Association Men’s and Women’s Tennis Championships and the stars of those two teams, Rafael Aita and Angie Sekely, received the Thomas V. Moseley Awards as UNCW's top student-athletes for 2013-14 at Monday's athletic awards banquet at the Burney Center. Full story...
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UNCW outslugs Elon, ECU trims UNC; Kevin Keatts names two assistants to hoops staff

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videoUNCW moved above the .500 for the first time since late February with a 10-7 win over Elon in college baseball. In Greenville former West Brunswick Trojan Hunter Allen helped East Carolina edge UNC 3-2 in baseball. In basketball news UNCW head coach Kevin Keatts has hired two assistants. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday sports - Kevin Keatts update, UNCW-UNC & New Hanover-Topsail baseball

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videoIt's no joke on this April Fool's Day. UNCW has a new head basketball coach via Louisville. Check out our report on that plus our game highlights of UNCW-UNC baseball and New Hanover-Topsail baseball and softball. Plus more ! Full story...
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Keatts formally introduced as UNCW head coach

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videoKevin Keatts is now officially a Seahawk. Keatts was introduced to the "Seahawk Nation" on Tuesday at a public event at UNCW's Trask Coliseum. He's the tenth men's head basketball coach in the history of UNCW. Full story...
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Keatts gets 5-year, incentive-laden contract from UNCW

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videoUNCW new men's basketball coach will have to bank on success on the court if he wants to make as much money as his predecessor. Full story...
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