FIRST ON 3: Magic Johnson coming to UNCW this fall


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — WWAY has learned Basketball Hall of Famer Earvin “Magic” Johnson will be a guest speaker at the University of North Carolina Wilmington this fall.

Chancellor Gary L. Miller will hold a news conference tomorrow to announce a gift to the university to support a new distinguished lecture focused on diversity and community outreach.

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Johnson, a long time member of the Los Angeles Lakers and part owner of Major League Baseball’s Los Angeles Dodgers, will be the first speaker in the series.

We’ll have more on this story tomorrow online and on WWAY NewsChannel 3.