The Big Dance Begins.
Left: The North Carolina House of Representatives salutes the Seahawks in the state Congressional Record. Original is displayed in Trask Coliseum. Images are from University Archives Digital Collections.
Monday, March 6, 2000
Monday, March 4, 2002
The Seahawks beat Virginia Commonwealth 66-51 to win their second CAA title before 7,512 fans at the Richmond Coliseum. They advanced to the 2nd round of NCAA tournament.
Sunday, March 9, 2003
The Seahawks’ 70-62 victory over Drexel University in the CAA championship game sent them to the NCAA tournament for a third time. The 2003 CAA title made UNCW the first repeat CAA champion since Richmond in 1991. It was Coach Wainwright’s 3rd trip to the NCAA with the Seahawks.
Monday, March 6, 2006
Led by Coach Brad Brownell, the Seahawks secured an automatic spot in the tournament by beating Hofstra University (78-67) in the Colonial Athletic Association championship game. UNCW played in the opening round of the NCAA tournament in Greensboro, NC. They were No. 9 seed against No. 8 George Washington.
"Dream Big, Focus Small" in 2002
2003 Team enjoyed back-to-back Conference wins
The 2006 CAA champions in UNCW Magazine
UNCW men’s basketball qualified for postseason play in the NIT in 1998 and 2001.