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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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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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