UNCW Men’s Basketball prepares for Pac 12 Battle with Stanford


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY)–It wasn’t the start that UNCW Men’s Basketball wanted in their season opener, as the Seahawks fell to Campbell in overtime 97-93. The road for C.B. McGrath’s squad gets no easier on Friday night.

The Seahawks will welcome in the Stanford Cardinal to Trask Coliseum. This will be the first time since 2009 that UNCW has hosted a Power 5 High Major conference team at home.

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The Cardinal are 1-0 so far in the 2018-2019 season with a 96-74 win over Seattle on Tuesday night. A year ago Stanford finished the season with a 19-16 record and a trip to the NIT.

A sellout crowd is expected to fill Trask Coliseum on Friday night as the Cardinal and Seahawks are set to tip-off at 7:00 P.M.