UNC Wilmington Seahawks Basketball Schedule
When the college basketball season begins to heat up more and more
people in Wilmington, North Carolina start making their way to Trask Coliseum, the home of the UNC Wilmington Seahawks basketball
team. As the Seahawks prepare for Colonial Athletic Association play they will be looking to score some big time upsets as
they try to reestablish themselves as a major factor in the conference en route to an appearance in the NCAA Tournament. Replete
with impressive passing, dunking, shooting, and lock down defense, the UNC Wilmington Seahawks always bring the excitement.
The Seahawks saw some hard times last season, finishing 19-23 and in last place in the Colonial Athletic Association, but
they have a strong core of returning players who are determined to turn things around.
The UNC Wilmington Seahawks will
once again be going up against all of the toughest teams in the Colonial Athletic Association including the Charleston Cougars,the
Delaware Fightin' Hens, the Drexel Dragons, the Elon Phoenix, the Hofstra Pride, the James Madison Dukes, the Northeastern
Huskies, the Towson Tigers, and the William & Mary Tribe. Navigating through the difficult Colonial Athletic Association
regular season schedule is a daunting task but this year's Seahawks team seems to have the talent to make some real noise
in the conference as they attempt to climb up the standings and score some big wins on their way to another NCAA Tournament
appearance. The Seahawks will need all the help they can get from their dedicated fan base when they take on tough teams at
Trask Coliseum so be sure to get your tickets to support the Seahawks from StubHub as soon as possible.
Seahawks Basketball History
The UNC Wilmington Seahawks may not get as much attention as their Chapel Hill counterparts
but they have a long and proud history as well, one which has been competing in Division I basketball since 1976. The Seahawks
have been conference regular season champions four times and won their conference tournament four times as well. New head
coach Kevin Keatts will look to head a major turnaround for the UNC Wilmington program that finished in last place in the
conference a season ago and he appears to have the talent to do so. Be there right from the start of this new chapter of Seahawks
basketball history to cheer the team on to some big wins.
UNC Wilmington Seahawks Basketball Conference
UNC Wilmington Seahawks play in the Colonial Athletic Association which has been one of the best mid-major conferences in
all of college hoops since it was first founded back in 1979. Basketball has always been a big deal in the conference as it
was originally founded as the ECAC South basketball league and only began sponsoring football in 2005. There are currently
ten universities participating in the Colonial Athletic Conference: the Charleston Cougars, the Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens,
the Drexel Dragons, the Elon Phoenix, the Hofstra Pride, the James Madison Dukes, the Northeastern Huskies, the Towson Tigers,
the University of North Carolina – Wilmington Seahawks, and the William & Mary Tribe. During the 2014-2015 season
the Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens will be the reigning conference regular season and tournament champions and will have to be
ready to take the best shots of all the other teams trying to knock them off. If you are looking for some of the best action
in college hoops you have come to the right place in the Colonial Athletic Conference.
a top college basketball game is one of the best experiences to be found in sports. Many of the best student athletes in the
world take the court in college basketball, when this is combined with some of the most passionate fans in all of sports there
is an atmosphere in the arena that cannot be found anywhere else. When you set foot inside Trask Coliseum for a UNC Wilmington
Seahawks home basketball game this will all be clear. As the teams set up for opening jump ball the fans get on their feet
and loudly cheer for their alma mater and hometown favorites. The game continues full of end to end action, big time shots,
and clutch defensive stops. All of a sudden the clock is winding down in the second half and the two sides are wrapped up
in yet another tight contest. Your palms get sweaty with each trip down the floor and each time a player from your favorite
team lets loose a shot you hold your breath until the ball tickles the twine. This continues until the final buzzer when the
Seahawks' side erupts after another big win and their fans exit of the arena in jubilation. The moment you leave Trask Coliseum
you will want to immediately start planning your next trip to the venue to cheer on the Seahawks.
Seahawks have been to the NCAA four times and have advanced to the second round once, back in 2002 when they defeated USC
in the first round before losing to Indiana.