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Young UNCW Women’s Basketball team facing challenges head on

It's been a summer and fall full of challenges for the UNCW Women's Basketball team. Two weeks ago practice was shut down due to a covid-19 cluster, cutting off-season workouts short.

A Story of Resilience: Devontae Cacok’s journey from UNCW to an NBA title

Just a few years ago, former UNCW men's basketball player Devonate Cacok was suiting in the Seahawk colors. Now, the Georgia native is a world champion with the Los Angeles Lakers. 

New faces leading UNCW Men’s Basketball towards fresh start in 2020

As we head into October that means college basketball is just over a month away. Under first year head coach Takayo Siddle, the UNCW Men's Basketball is looking for a bounce back year. 

UNCW Student-Athlete Advisory Committee works to raise voter awareness

The 2020 general election is now just over a month away. At UNCW, student-athletes are coming together to increase voter registration and awareness within their peers.  

UNCW student-athletes speaking out against racism

Athletes all across the nation have had their voices heard when it comes to the Black Lives Matter movement, but over the last month the number of athletes has grown. Student-athletes at UNCW are now adding their voices into the mix. 

International UNCW golfer teeing it up through the challenges of Covid-19

UNCW women's golf senior Thao My Nguyen is most at home when she's sinking putts on the golf course, but the recent covid-19 outbreak took away her final season. The pandemic took away the game she has been playing for years, but also the opportunity to return home to her native country of Vietnam this summer.

UNCW provides update on quarantined student-athletes

UNCW school officials met on Monday morning for a round table discussion on the state of the university. The school also gave an update on the players and staff of the UNCW Men's Basketball team that were placed into self-quarantine last week. 

UNCW Women’s Basketball blows past Charleston in CAA Tournament

UNCW senior guard Ahyiona Vason has certainly enjoyed playing in the Colonial Athletic Association Women's Basketball Championship over the last two years.  The senior guard, who set a career high with 24 points in last year's tournament against Northeastern, tallied a team-high 20 points in this year's opening round game against Charleston to lift the No. 9-seeded Seahawks to a 69-55 victory over the eighth-seeded Cougars at Elon University's Schar Center on Wednesday afternoon.

Diamond Hawks walk-off rival East Carolina

Matt Suggs sent the Seahawks home winners with a three-run home run in the bottom of the ninth in a 5-2 win over nationally-ranked East Carolina on Wednesday at Brooks Field.

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Young UNCW Women’s Basketball team facing challenges head on

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Governor Cooper sent a letter to County Commissioners Wednesday, classifying New Hanover County as "an area of concern," and asking leaders to consider additional local action.