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  1. UNCW's Okauru Invited To Nigerian Olympic Trials

    UNCW's Okauru Invited To Nigerian Olympic Trials

    Jul 19, 2021

    Summer school provides a springboard into the fall semester for those who use it. For UNC-Wilmington guard Mike Okauru, a summertime course with NBA players and Olympians could have him poised for a monster 2021-22.
  2. 'Not A Normal Year': Reflecting On The Strangeness Of CAA Basketball

    'Not A Normal Year': Reflecting On The Strangeness Of CAA Basketball

    Apr 2, 2021

    Like thousands of fathers across the country, Martin Inglesby’s bond with his sports-loving son has grown one morning at a time. But neither he nor his son really enjoyed what the daily ritual evolved into over the last few months.
  3. Elon, William & Mary Advance As The CAA Is Primed For A Huge Sunday

    Elon, William & Mary Advance As The CAA Is Primed For A Huge Sunday

    Mar 7, 2021

    Several conference tournaments turned into chaotic free-for-alls Saturday — the equivalent of a road race being overtaken by the casual runners who sprint at the sound of the shooter’s gun and run as hard as they can for as long as they can.
  4. Tightened Schedules Mean Fewer Minutes For Walk-Ons

    Tightened Schedules Mean Fewer Minutes For Walk-Ons

    Feb 26, 2021

    The life of a walk-on is not a glamorous one, but it’s generally a predictable one.
  5. In The Midst Of A Pandemic, A Subdued Senior Day For College Hoops

    In The Midst Of A Pandemic, A Subdued Senior Day For College Hoops

    Feb 24, 2021

    Zach Spiker, a veteran of 12 Senior Days as a head coach at two different stops, figured there’d still be some of the familiar trappings in a most unfamiliar season. Maybe he’d commission paintings of seniors, as he did during his seven years as Army’s head coach. Maybe he’d oversee the framing of their uniforms.
  6. Comeback Mayhem: Overcoming Deficits In The CAA Is Extraordinarily Common

    Comeback Mayhem: Overcoming Deficits In The CAA Is Extraordinarily Common

    Feb 8, 2021

    Seemingly lopsided scores in CAA games are a lot like the weather in most regions of the country. Don’t like them? Just wait 15 minutes and they’ll probably change. 
  7. Cinderella Candidates From The CAA: Who's Ready To Dance In March?

    Cinderella Candidates From The CAA: Who's Ready To Dance In March?

    Feb 4, 2021

    The St. Louis Blues and Washington Nationals mounted two of the most remarkable in-season comebacks in sports history to win championships in 2019. But there were no Blues or Nationals-type stories to be found in the sports that were able to crown champions during the pandemic-dominated 2020.
  8. On The Free Throw: How CAA Teams Earn Points From The Charity Stripe

    On The Free Throw: How CAA Teams Earn Points From The Charity Stripe

    Feb 3, 2021

    Free throws are exactly as advertised — points free from defense or the game clock. That’s the idea, anyway. 
  9. James Madison & Northeastern Split, Plus Hofstra Is Back In The Title Race

    James Madison & Northeastern Split, Plus Hofstra Is Back In The Title Race

    Jan 25, 2021

    For a late January game played in a gym without any fans, the end of James Madison’s 79-72 win over Northeastern Sunday afternoon sure had a March feel to it.
  10. How Teams In CAA Basketball Are Adjusting To COVID-19 On The Fly

    How Teams In CAA Basketball Are Adjusting To COVID-19 On The Fly

    Jan 25, 2021

    It took almost two decades, but Allen Iverson’s notorious “practice” diatribe, juxtaposing the differences between workouts and game days, earned some vindication. 
  11. The Weekend That Was: Northeastern, Hofstra Earn Sweeps In CAA Play

    The Weekend That Was: Northeastern, Hofstra Earn Sweeps In CAA Play

    Jan 4, 2021

    Hofstra’s imperfect sweep of the opening weekend of CAA play left acting head coach Mike Farrelly relying upon one of the most famous quotes in NFL history — words uttered just a few hundred feet from where he sat Sunday afternoon.
  12. There's 'No Template' For Unique Season As CAA Moves To Conference Play

    There's 'No Template' For Unique Season As CAA Moves To Conference Play

    Dec 31, 2020

    Let the record show the first Division I team in the 2020-21 season to sweep the same opponent on back-to-back days was Drexel.
  13. Ice Cream & An 'Everyday Mentality': Takayo Siddle Finds Success At UNCW

    Ice Cream & An 'Everyday Mentality': Takayo Siddle Finds Success At UNCW

    Dec 23, 2020

    Like most head coaches, Takayo Siddle of UNC Wilmington doesn’t want to spend too much time reflecting upon the past or comparing his team to any of its predecessors. But having served on Kevin Keatts’ staff in 2014-15, Siddle understands there are obvious similarities between a pair of Seahawks squads separated by more than half a decade.
  14. Rob Burke, Louis Rowe Face Uncertain Futures After CAA Tourney Losses

    Rob Burke, Louis Rowe Face Uncertain Futures After CAA Tourney Losses

    Mar 8, 2020

    Drexel and Elon kept their Cinderella hopes afloat Saturday by winning in the first round of the CAA Tournament to advance to quarterfinals this afternoon against top-seeded Hofstra and second-seeded William & Mary, respectively.
  15. Japan's Kai Toews Is Blazing His Own Trail At UNCW

    Japan's Kai Toews Is Blazing His Own Trail At UNCW

    Nov 7, 2019

    It might be hard to believe now, as he begins his second season as UNC-Wilmington's starting point guard, but there was a time not long ago that Kai Toews was unsure if he would get the opportunity to play Division I basketball at all.