UNC Wilmington won it's first CAA Basketball Championship in 2000. They did it again in 2002 and in 2003. In each case, Brett Blizzard was named the CAA Tournament MVP. After winning a third title in 2003 Brett told WWAY " I'm just thankful to be able to have the opportunity to have great teammates, coaches and fans. You can't ask for anything more than this."
Brett Blizzard is the all-time leading scorer at UNCW. His favorite shot was clearly the one that counted 3 points. In fact Brett Blizzard is one of the top 3 point shooters in the history of college basketball, shooting 42% from field behind the arc during his collegiate career. In all Brett Blizzard holds 32 school records at UNCW. He even led the Seahawks to their first NCAA Tournament victory in 2003. That’s when the Seahawks knocked off Southern Cal in the first round.
Wilmington is home for Brett now after seven seasons of pro basketball in Italy. Brett’s home on Friday night during the high school basketball season is WWAY as co-host of the Full Court Press. Brett can’t wait. " I’m ready to get started. I'm so excited to share my knowledge of basketball on the Wilmington area.."
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