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WWAY's Thursday night sports - Nov. 8

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video On Thursday on WWAY we provided a detailed preview of the 2012-13 basketball season opener for the UNCW men's basketball team. Buzz Peterson's squad opens the season at home on Sunday afternoon against the UNC Asheville Bulldogs.... On Thursday we also looked at some of the second round high school football playoff games that will be played on Friday... Plus more ! Full story...
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'Buzz Peterson Show' begins Nov. 11 on WWAY

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"The Buzz Peterson Show" makes its 2012-13 premier on Sunday, Nov. 11. That's the same day the Seahawks tip off the 2012-13 men's basketball season at Trask Coliseum. Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - Sept. 24

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video On Monday night on WWAY we checked out the only player in the NFL who calls Bladen County home. Oakland's Desmond Bryant forced a fumble on Sunday that led to a turnover in Oakland's victory over Pittsburgh.... On Monday we also checked in with Trot Nixon. The WWAY 5th Quarter co-host played golf on Monday to help out with a local fundraiser.... Plus more ! Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - June 28

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video On Thursday night our sports coverage featured the NBA Draft. The Charlotte Bobcats decided to keep the overall #2 pick. In a bit of a surprise the Bobcats selected Kentucky forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist. On Thursday Wilmington swimmer Cari Blalock completed her week at the US Olympic Trials. She didn't make Team USA, but Blalock had a great week in the pool. Plus, we found out there's an opening for an athletic director at a high school in Columbus County. 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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Peterson awaits APR report during team camp

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videoUNCW men's basketball coach Buzz Peterson is ready to move forward in regard to academic progress. He's anxiously awaiting the APR (Academic Progress Report) from the NCAA while supervising the Buzz Peterson team camp on campus. 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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Peterson intends to stay at UNCW

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Buzz Peterson says he's staying put at UNC Wilmington after being linked to a possible job opening on Sunday at SMU. 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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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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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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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 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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