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The college basketball season is just over a month away and UNCW Women's Basketball looks primed to take the next step as a program during the 2019-2020 season.
Karen Barefoot is a Hall of Famer. Again. The energetic UNCW women's basketball coach will be inducted into The Apprentice School (Newport News, Va.) Athletic Hall of Fame in early September.
UNCW's men's and women's basketball teams kicked off their first official day of practice this afternoon, but it was anything but normal for the Seahawks on the hardwood.
The UNCW women's basketball team's 2018-19 campaign begins in early November with a home contest against Belmont Abbey that signals the beginning of an 11-game non-conference schedule for the Seahawks.
Graduated women's basketball standout Rebekah Banks of UNCW is among a record 581 nominees for the 28th annual NCAA Woman of the Year Award.
Top-seeded Drexel surged to an early lead and UNCW was unable to recover as the Dragons eliminated the Seahawks from the Colonial Athletic Association Women's Basketball Championship with a 71-41 verdict in a quarterfinal matchup at the Daskalakis Athletic Center on Thursday afternoon.
Redshirt senior forward Jenny DeGraaf scored 15 points and sophomore guard Lacey Suggs added 14 points as eighth-seeded UNCW advanced to the quarterfinals of the Colonial Athletic Association Women's Basketball Championship with a 58-47 victory over ninth-seeded Towson at the Daskalakis Athletic Center on Wednesday afternoon.
Junior center Chinyere Bell came off the bench to score a game-high 18 points, including 16 in the second half, to lead UNCW to a 64-53 victory over Towson in a key Colonial Athletic Association women's basketball contest inside Trask Coliseum on Thursday evening.
Redshirt senior forward Jenny DeGraaf registered a double-double with 17 points and a career-high 16 rebounds as UNCW overcame a double-digit deficit to defeat William & Mary, 64-49, in Colonial Athletic Association women's basketball action at Kaplan Arena on Friday evening.