Latest UNC-Wilmington Seahawks men's basketball News

UNC Wilmington hires NC State assistant Siddle as coach

Mar. 13, 2020 6:10 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — UNC Wilmington hired North Carolina State assistant coach Takayo Siddle as basketball coach Friday. Siddle replaces C.B. McGrath, who was fired in January after compiling a 26-58 record midway through his third season. Assistant Rob Burke served as interim coach after...

Drexel downs UNC Wilmington 66-55 in CAA first round

Mar. 7, 2020 7:53 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Camren Wynter scored 18 points and eighth-seeded Drexel beat No. 9 UNC Wilmington in Saturday's first round of the Colonial Athletic Association tournament. The Dragons (14-18) face No. 1 Hofstra in Sunday's quarterfinals. Zach Walton scored 12 points with six rebounds and James Butler...

Anderson lifts Delaware over UNC Wilmington 82-65

Feb. 29, 2020 9:47 PM EST

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Kevin Anderson had 14 points to lead six Delaware players in double figures as the Fightin' Blue Hens topped UNC Wilmington 82-65 on Saturday night. Ryan Allen, Justyn Mutts and Nate Darling added 13 points apiece for the Fightin' Blue Hens (21-10, 11-7 Colonial Athletic...

Phillips lifts UNC-Wilmington over Drexel 76-65

Feb. 27, 2020 10:03 PM EST

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Shykeim Phillips scored a season-high 20 points on 7-of-11 shooting and UNC Wilmington beat Drexel 76-65 on Thursday night. Mike Okauru added 16 points and nine rebounds for UNC Wilmington (10-20, 5-12 Colonial Athletic Association), who shot 68% (19 for 28) in the second half to...

Linssen's double-double leads UNC Wilmington past Charleston

Feb. 22, 2020 11:16 PM EST

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Marten Linssen had 16 points and 13 rebounds to lead UNC Wilmington to a 68-55 win over College of Charleston on Saturday night. Mike Okauru had 17 points and nine rebounds for UNC Wilmington (9-20, 4-12 Colonial Athletic Conference). Ty Gadsden added 13 points. Shykeim Phillips had...

Kante, Pemberton lead Hofstra past UNC Wilmington 78-64

Feb. 15, 2020 9:07 PM EST

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Isaac Kante scored a career-high 23 points with 14 rebounds, Eli Pemberton scored 23 and Hofstra rolled past UNC Wilmington 78-64 on Saturday to hand Pride coach Joe Mihalich his 400th career victory. Kante knocked down 6 of 8 shots from the floor and made 11 of 16 free throws for...

Roland scores 27 as Northeastern beats UNC Wilmington 71-63

Feb. 13, 2020 9:55 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Jordan Roland scored 27 points as Northeastern beat UNC Wilmington 71-63 on Thursday night. Maxime Boursiquot had 12 points and eight rebounds for Northeastern (12-13, 6-7 Colonial Athletic Conference), which ended its four-game losing streak. Bolden Brace added 11 points, 14 rebounds and six...

Okauru, Gadsden lead UNC Wilmington past William & Mary

Feb. 8, 2020 9:56 PM EST

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Mike Okauru and Ty Gadsden combined to score 29 points and North Carolina-Wilmington turned back William & Mary 70-64 on Saturday. Okauru hit 5 of 11 shots from the floor and scored 15 for the Seahawks (8-18, 3-10 Colonial Athletic Association), who snapped a three-game slide....

Sheffield propels Elon past UNC Wilmington 62-56

Feb. 6, 2020 10:01 PM EST

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Marcus Sheffield finished with 18 points and eight rebounds and Elon defeated UNC Wilmington 62-56 on Thursday night. Sheffield sank half of his 14 shots from the floor, hitting two 3-pointers, for the Phoenix (8-17, 4-8 Colonial Athletic Association). While Sheffield shot 50% from...