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WWAY's Monday night sports - December 30

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videoFormer Tar basketball standout Buzz Peterson will take his UNCW basketball squad to Chapel Hill on New Year's Eve to face North Carolina’s Tar Heels in a reunion game for the fourth year Seahawk head coach. Peterson played four seasons for the Tar Heels from 1981-85. Whiteville remains undefeated in high school boys basketball. The Wolfpack captured the Woodmen of the World tourney on Monday night in Bladen County. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - December 18

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videoOn Tuesday we featured the wrestlers at Laney High School. They're off to a 13-0 start. On top of that the team has a brand new practice facility. Buzz Peterson's UNCW basketball team will host a familiar non-conference foe on Saturday. Josh Rusk is no longer the South Brunswick head football coach. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Sunday night sports - December 15

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videoIt's not how you start. Sometimes it's how you finish. Manhattan overcame a sluggish start to beat UNC Wilmington in a non-conference men's basketball game on Sunday at Trask Coliseum. Buzz Peterson's squad falls to 6-6 on the season with the loss. Plus more! Full story...
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Seahawks even record at 2-2

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Buzz Peterson's Seahawk basketball team is now 2-2 on the season after a convincing win over NCAA Division II foe Wingate. Shane Reybold was a beast on the glass. Reybold pulled down 19 rebounds for UNCW. Check out game coverage and much more on the Buzz Peterson Show on WWAY on Sunday morning at 11:00. Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - November 13 Seahawks win an overtime thriller

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videoPender High graduate Addison Spruill only made three shots for Buzz Peterson's team in Wednesday's basketball game. One was rather routine. One forced overtime. Spruill's final shot turned out to be a game winner. UNCW picks up their first win of the season on the road against Charleston Southern. Check out our game highlights. Plus more! Full story...
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Coaching staff overhaul has Seahawks ready to soar

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video After years of struggling both on and off the court is this the year that Buzz’s boys put all that behind them and turn the UNCW men’s basketball program around. Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - September 30

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videoOn Monday we provided an update on former UNCW basketball standout Keith Rendleman. We checked out basketball practice at Duke with freshman phenom Jabari Parker. Former South Brunswick Cougar Terrell Stanley had another big day for ECU this weekend. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - August 8

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videoOn Thursday night we checked out baseball playoff action. The Wilmington Sharks had a chance to wrap up their first round series, but the Peninsula Pilots had different plans. Wilmington Post 10 was victorious though. Post 10 advances to the winner's bracket of the legion baseball regionals. Lori Beth Adams made a valiant effort, but the UNCW senior came up short at the U.S. Women's Amateur in Charleston. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - July 15; Devoted Wilmington Sharks employee dies at ballpark

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videoMonday's baseball game at Buck Hardee Field was called off due to the death of Wilmington Sharks employee Kevin Cerasuolo. The death is under investigation, but it appears to be from natural causes. UNCW men's basketball coach Buzz Peterson is counting on recent transfer Addison Spruill to play a big part on the court for the Seahawks this season. Spruill recently fractured his right foot though. He'll be out at least 4-6 weeks. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - April 4

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videoOn Thursday UNCW head basketball coach Buzz Peterson gave a quick glimpse on the future of his Seahawk squad. Brett Blizzard will be taking his coaching talent to Atlanta this weekend. We checked out Blizzard's team. On Thursday former UNCW & Rutgers guard Tyree Graham provided insight on Mike Rice's coaching style during practices at Rutgers. Plus more! Full story...
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Biedenbach leaves UNCA to become assistant at UNCW

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videoUNCW men's basketball coach Buzz Peterson has filled an opening on his staff. Eddie Biedenbach will leave his head coaching position at UNC Asheville to join the Seahawks as an assistant. Full story...
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Two assistants leave UNCW basketball

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videoThe UNCW men's basketball team is looking for two new assistant coaches. Associate Head Coach Jamie Kachmarik and Assistant Coach Dante Calabria will not return to the staff next season. Full story...
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Michael Jordan celebrates 50th birthday - WWAY's Sunday night sports - Feb. 17

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videoMichael Jordan turned 50 years old on Sunday. UNCW basketball coach Buzz Peterson was Jordan's college roommate in Chapel Hill. On Sunday coach Peterson shared stories with WWAY as they both celebrate Michael's big day. Full story...
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Can Zack Allen develop into UNCW scoring threat?

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videoThis season the UNCW men's basketball team has two players on the team that call Wilmington home. Former Hoggard Viking Zack Allen and former New Hanover Wildcat Freddie Jackson both reside in the Port City. Allen is a walk-on. He's in his first season at UNCW. Allen has only played in one game this season, but that may change soon if he keeps knocking down shots in practice from behind the arc. Full story...
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WWAY's Sunday night sports - Nov. 11 Seahawks win season opener over UNC Asheville

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video Trask Coliseum was the place to be on Sunday for the season opener for the UNCW men's basketball team. The UNC Wilmington-UNC Asheville game was tied at the half, but Buzz Peterson's squad prevailed in the end with an 8 point victory..... On Sunday the Carolina Panthers wore black pants for the first time in franchise history. The Panthers scored first, but the Denver Broncos breezed to a 36-14 victory in Charlotte..... Plus more ! Full story...
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