UNCW Basketball
WWAY's Tuesday night sports - March 11
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 03/11/2014 - 10:58pm.

videoThe Buzz Peterson era at UNCW is over after four consecutive losing seasons. Peterson's contract has been terminated. On Tuesday night we provided insight on his dismissal along with a list of possible replacements. On Tuesday we also checked out the baseball conference openers for Topsail-Hoggard and Laney-West Brunswick. Plus more!

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UNCW students react to Peterson firing
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Tue, 03/11/2014 - 10:29pm.

video Around UNC-Wilmington students were shocked to find out about head basketball coach Buzz Peterson’s firing, but not for the reasons you might think.

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WWAY's Friday night sports - March 7
Submitted by John Rendleman on Fri, 03/07/2014 - 11:52pm.

videoThe fourth season for Buzz Peterson as the UNCW men's basketball coach ended on Friday night. The Seahawks had a late lead against Hofstra, but UNCW wasn't able to hold on at the CAA Tournament. The season also ended for the East Columbus girls basketball team on Friday. CFCC & BCC will meet in the Region X title game on Saturday. Plus more!

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WWAY's Thursday night sports - March 6
Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 03/06/2014 - 11:37pm.

videoWallace-Rose Hill lost to Trask twice during the regular season, but the Bulldogs won on Thursday night when it counted the most. Check out our highlights and postgame reaction from the 1-A state basketball playoffs. Towson's Jerrelle Benimon has been named the CAA men’s basketball player of the year. Plus more!

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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - March 5
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 03/05/2014 - 11:33pm.

videoOn Wednesday night WWAY made the trip to Fayetteville in order to follow the state title hopes for the West Brunswick boys basketball team and the East Bladen girls. Unfortunately the season ended for both of our local squads. Check out our game coverage. Plus more!

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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - March 4
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 03/04/2014 - 11:48pm.

videoOn Tuesday we checked out practice at Trask Coliseum. Buzz Peterson and the UNCW Seahawks need to win four games over a four day stretch to earn a bid to the NCAA Tournament. The odds are against the Seahawks, but stranger things have happened. The UNCW baseball team lost the final game of their west coast trip. On Tuesday we showcased former Hoggard pitcher Bryan Sammons. The lefty beat Clemson in his first career start. Regional play is underway for high school basketball. Check out our preview. Plus more.

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WWAY's Monday night sports - March 3
Submitted by John Rendleman on Mon, 03/03/2014 - 11:47pm.

videoThe pairings are set for the CAA Men's Basketball Championship in Baltimore. Buzz Peterson's squad will open against Hofstra on Friday in the unofficial play-in game. The seven other CAA teams won't hit the court until Saturday. The Region X Men's Basketball Championship also begins on Friday. Brunswick Community College is the host school. Plus more!

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WWAY's Thursday night sports - Feb. 27
Submitted by John Rendleman on Thu, 02/27/2014 - 11:58pm.

videoThe third round of the high school basketball state playoffs tip on Friday. Check out our preview story. On Thursday we featured women's basketball action from downtown Wilmington. Cape Fear CC beat Brunswick CC. In college baseball UNCW lost the first game of their west coast road trip. Former Laney Buc Stephen Coetzer made a splash at the ACC swim meet. UNCW leads the CAA men's swim meet. Plus more!

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Awesome playoff results for local high school basketball squads; WWAY's sports - Feb. 26
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 02/26/2014 - 11:56pm.

videoOn Wednesday it seemed like every team from our region won in the state playoffs. The New Hanover boys won, Whiteville boys, West Brunswick boys, Trask boys, East Bladen girls, East Columbus girls, Ashley girls and Laney girls all won. All of those teams will advance to the third round on Friday. The home schedule is now complete for the UNCW men's basketball team. Buzz Peterson's basketball squad lost to Delaware on "Senior Night" at Trask Coliseum. Plus more!

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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - Feb. 25
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 02/25/2014 - 11:35pm.

videoJay Ross will be named the head football coach of the Wilmington Tigers on Friday. Round two of the high school basketball state playoffs will tip off on Wednesday. That'll also be "Senior Night" at UNCW for basketball. The CAA Swim Championship begins Wednesday too. Plus more!

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