UNCW offers bus trip if hoops team makes CAA title game Monday


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — If UNCW’s men’s basketball team makes the CAA Tournament championship again Monday night, the university would like to help you be there to cheer on the Seahawks.

According to a news release, a bus will leave the Trask Coliseum parking lot at noon Monday and arrive back in Wilmington after the game. Monday’s title game at the North Charleston Coliseum in South Carolina is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.

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The $65 cost includes round trip transportation and one ticket. To reserve a seat, fans should call (910) 962-3233 by 5 p.m. Friday.

The Seahawks, who won the CAA crown and a berth in the NCAA Tournament last year, are the top seed in the conference championship. UNCW finished the year 26-5 and 15-3 in the conference. The 26 wins are a regular season record.

After a first-round bye, UNCW will begin play in the CAA Tournament with a quarterfinal match-up at noon Saturday with the winner of the Friday night’s game between Hofstra and Delaware.