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1st place George Mason men slide by UNCW; ODU women sneak past UNCW on Play 4KayDay

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The UNC Wilmington Seahawks certainly had their chances down the stretch,both the men's team and the women's team. Unfortunately Buzz Peterson's squad wasn't able to knock off George Mason on Saturday. On Sunday Cynthia Cooper-Dyke's team lost a close one to Old Dominion. Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - Feb. 9

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video UNC Tar Heel Stilman White attended the Hoggard-New Hanover game. We talked with White and we showcased the Vikings & Wildcats along with the Laney-Ashley matchup in Buctown. The girls game at Laney went down to the wire. On Thursday we also featured Topsail as our team of the week. Plus we had a UNCW baseball preview and a buzzer beater report involving Cynthia Cooper-Dyke's squad. Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - Feb. 8

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video The UNC Wilmington men's basketball team lost their focus and intensity in the second half against Delaware on Wednesday night. As a result the Blue Hens beat the Seahawks by 18 points. The Duke-North Carolina game was much closer. It turned out to be an instant classic. The Greater Wilmington Sports Hall of Fame will grow in membership in May. We have the details. Click play video to see Wednesday's sportscast. Full story...
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Seahawks win on homecoming night

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The UNC Wilmington men's basketball team snapped a four game losing streak on Saturday night against William & Mary. The Seahawks are now 9-14 overall and 5-8 in conference play. Suspended Seahawk KK Simmons attended the game. He cheered from the bench and watched the Seahawks shoot 71% in the second half. Full story...
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Seahawks suspend K.K. Simmons indefinitely

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Freshman guard K.K. Simmons has been suspended indefinitely for conduct detrimental to the team, second-year UNCW men's basketball head coach Buzz Peterson announced Friday. Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - Feb. 2

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video On Thursday's sports on WWAY we featured the UNC Wilmington women's basketball team hosting nationally ranked Delaware. The 12th ranked Blue Hens beat UNCW 62-53. We also featured the West Bladen boys basketball team as this week's high school basketball team of the week. Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - Feb. 1

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video On Wednesday night the UNC Wilmington men's basketball team continued their downward spiral. The Seahawks lost to Georgia State at Trask Coliseum. It's the fourth loss in a row for Buzz Peterson's team. Full story...
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Towson snaps 41 game losing skid against UNCW

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The Towson Tigers hadn't won a men's college basketball game since December 29, 2010. The Tigers fortune changed on Saturday. Towson snapped a 41 game losing streak against the UNC Wilmington Seahawks. Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - Jan. 25

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video On Wednesday night the Old Dominion Monarchs defeated UNCW at Trask Coliseum 53-48. Both teams were ice cold in the first half. The Monarchs shot 50% in the second half though. That turned out to be one of the differences as UNCW falls to ODU. We have highlights from this game on Wednesday's sports. Plus, we've got action from the Brunswick Community College win over Cape Fear Community College. Full story...
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Patriots down Seahawks

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The George Mason Patriots defeated the UNCW Seahawks on Monday night. It was the fourth win in a row for George Mason. Buzz Peterson's UNCW team returns home on Wednesday for a CAA game against Old Dominion at Trask Coliseum. Full story...
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UNCW women beat ODU for first time; UNCW men also win this weekend

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The Old Dominion women's basketball team had beaten UNCW 42 times in a row until Sunday afternoon. Cynthia Cooper-Dyke's team beat ODU on the road on Sunday. Buzz Peterson's UNCW men's basketball team also picked up a road win this weekend. Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - Jan. 19

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video On Thursday night WWAY went to Durham in order to check out Wake Forest center Ty Walker. The former New Hanover standout got his 13th career start on Thursday against the 4th ranked Duke Blue Devils. Click play video to check out the slam of the game. It's Ty Walker. On Thursday we also featured a one point win by the UNCW women's basketball team at Trask Coliseum. On top of that the Ashley girls basketball team won our team of the week award. Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - Jan. 18

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video Buzz Peterson was not allowed to coach the UNCW Seahawks on Wednesday night due to a one game suspension. With associate coach Jamie Kachmarik calling the shots the Seahawks were not able to mount a successful comeback against James Madison. The Dukes beat UNCW 69-61. It's the third loss in a row for the UNCW men's basketball team. Full story...
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Buzz Peterson gets tossed from Trask Coliseum; Dragons slay Seahawks

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Buzz Peterson was ejected from the UNCW-Drexel basketball game on Saturday night after receiving his second technical of the night. This is only the second career ejection for Buzz Peterson. His first occurred during his tenure at Tennessee on the road against the South Carolina Gamecocks. Due to a CAA rule Buzz Peterson will not be allowed to coach in UNCW's next game. We understand UNCW plans to appeal on behalf of the Seahawk head coach. Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - Jan. 12

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video On Thursday night we featured basketball highlights from UNCW's loss to Georgia State in Atlanta. GSU beat UNCW 75-61. The loss snapped the Seahawks four game winning streak. On Thursday we also honored the New Hanover boys basketball squad with our team of the week award. Wildcat Kadeem Allen won our player of the week award. Click play video to see our feature on the Wildcats. Full story...
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