UNCW's Okauru Invited To Nigerian Olympic Trials
Jul 19, 2021Summer 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.
'Not A Normal Year': Reflecting On The Strangeness Of CAA Basketball
Apr 2, 2021Like 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.
Elon, William & Mary Advance As The CAA Is Primed For A Huge Sunday
Mar 7, 2021Several 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.
Tightened Schedules Mean Fewer Minutes For Walk-Ons
Feb 26, 2021The life of a walk-on is not a glamorous one, but it’s generally a predictable one.
In The Midst Of A Pandemic, A Subdued Senior Day For College Hoops
Feb 24, 2021Zach 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.
Comeback Mayhem: Overcoming Deficits In The CAA Is Extraordinarily Common
Feb 8, 2021Seemingly 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.
Cinderella Candidates From The CAA: Who's Ready To Dance In March?
Feb 4, 2021The 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.
On The Free Throw: How CAA Teams Earn Points From The Charity Stripe
Feb 3, 2021Free throws are exactly as advertised — points free from defense or the game clock. That’s the idea, anyway.
James Madison & Northeastern Split, Plus Hofstra Is Back In The Title Race
Jan 25, 2021For 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.
How Teams In CAA Basketball Are Adjusting To COVID-19 On The Fly
Jan 25, 2021It took almost two decades, but Allen Iverson’s notorious “practice” diatribe, juxtaposing the differences between workouts and game days, earned some vindication.
The Weekend That Was: Northeastern, Hofstra Earn Sweeps In CAA Play
Jan 4, 2021Hofstra’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.
There's 'No Template' For Unique Season As CAA Moves To Conference Play
Dec 31, 2020Let 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.
Ice Cream & An 'Everyday Mentality': Takayo Siddle Finds Success At UNCW
Dec 23, 2020Like 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.
Rob Burke, Louis Rowe Face Uncertain Futures After CAA Tourney Losses
Mar 8, 2020Drexel 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.
Japan's Kai Toews Is Blazing His Own Trail At UNCW
Nov 7, 2019It 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.