WILMINGTON, NC (UNCW Sports)–The UNCW men’s basketball team will host James Madison on Tuesday, Feb. 9, at 4 p.m. in a rescheduled Colonial Athletic Association game from early January. More:4 Questions at UNCW as NCAA basketball practice begins. McGrath. UNCW used a 13-2 run over the final four minutes of the game to post the first Colonial Athletic Association victory of the Takayo Siddle Era, 77-70, over Delaware's Blue Hens in a Saturday men's basketball matinee at Trask Coliseum. UNCW Assistant Women's Basketball Coach Matt Lynch has been named to the Forbes Magazine “30 Under 30 in Sports” List. McGrath was under contract until March of 2022 and the university has not commented on what prompted the coach’s dismissal. He was recognized as a role model for other young people in the LGBTQIA+ community. Iowa 97, NC Central 67. "They can find a candidate and get someone in place as soon as the regular season and conference tournament is over which allows you to possibly keep this roster together. Siddle, 33, is making his fifth coaching stop and first as a head coach. Takayo Siddle, the UNCW Men's Basketball Head Coach, is the guest on this week's episode of the "1on1 with Jon Evans" podcast, talking about keeping his team COVID-19 free, his journey to becoming a first-time head coach, and his special relationship with Coach Kevin Keatts. “I love Wilmington and I love the basketball program. WILMINGTON, N.C. – Takayo Siddle, a key lieutenant for Kevin Keatts during UNCW’s resurgence in men’s basketball earlier this decade, is returning to the Port City as the new head coach of the Seahawk program. McGrath UNC Wilmington coach C.B. 322 Shipyard Blvd.Wilmington, NC 28412(910) 791-8070. C.B. McGrath has been named UNCW’s 11th head coach of men’s basketball, the university announced today. McGrath was an assistant coach on the University of North Carolina staff under Roy Williams for 14 seasons and was part of the 2005, 2009 and 2017 national championship teams and was named the 11th men’s basketball coach in UNCW history on April 3, 2017. On Friday afternoon, the Board of Trustees approved the hiring of Takayo Siddle as head coach, returning him to the beach after three years away. UNCW Assistant Women's Basketball Coach Matt Lynch has been named to the Forbes Magazine “30 Under 30 in Sports” List. Facts, figures and net notes about the 2016 CAA Champions. However, according to his contract, if the university fired him “without cause,” the school would have to pay off the base salary for the rest of his contract, which could be more than $600,000. "We're thrilled to welcome Takayo back to UNCW and the Wilmington community," UNCW athletic director Jimmy Bass in announcing Siddle as the program's 13th coach. Siddle, currently an assistant coach at North Carolina State University, was an assistant to former UNCW head coach Kevin Keatts from 2014 to 2017 before both left to join the Wolfpack. The 29-year-old Lynch was named to the list after being featured on Outsports.com in April 2020. Siddle, 33, is making his fifth coaching stop and first as a head coach. McGrath will take over a Seahawks program that has had six appearances in the NCAA Tournament, … “I’m honored to be named as the head coach of this proud program,” said Siddle, who will be formally welcomed during an introductory press conference at a later date. Former UNC-Wilmington men's basketball assistant coach Matt Lynch came out on Friday in an article he wrote for Out Sports. After the firing of C.B. Copyright 2020 WECT. UNCW Athletic Director Jimmy Bass declined an on camera interview, but said he would answer all questions once a new basketball coach was hired. A Gray Media Group, Inc. Station - © 2002-2021 Gray Television, Inc. UNCW head men’s basketball coach ‘relieved of his duties’. When he retired, Smith's 879 wins were the most ever for any NCAA Division I men's basketball coach (currently 5th all-time). Director of … Love some Coach Ponder! Jump to Comments. Takayo Siddle, a key lieutenant for Kevin Keatts during UNCW’s resurgence in men’s basketball earlier this decade, is returning to the Port City as the new head coach of the Seahawk program. The official 2020-21 Women's Basketball Roster for the UNC Wilmington Seahawks The move comes after the Seahawks (5-14, 0-6 CAA) lost by 17 points on the road to Elon, extending the teams losing streak to eleven games. UNCW women’s basketball coach Karen Barefoot returns to Seahawks practice By John Smist | December 2, 2020 at 2:38 PM EST - Updated December 2 at 5:05 PM WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - After a months-long absence, UNCW women’s basketball head coach Karen Barefoot is now back on the sidelines for the Seahawks. WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY)-- It was a homecoming of sorts for Kentucky Men's Basketball coach John Calipari on Thursday night at the Burney Center. The program announced the hiring Jocelyn Floyd as a full-time assistant coach and former UNCW men’s basketball assistant Matt Lynch as a temporary assistant coach on Sept. 21, and UNCW … I can’t begin to tell everyone how excited I am.”. After 36 years as head coach, Smith retired on October 9, 1997. “This is - and has always been - a dream job for me. In December, Kai Toews left the program to play professional basketball in Japan. RALEIGH, N.C. -- UNCW is set to hire NC State assistant coach Takayo Siddle following the conclusion of the 2019-20 season. WILMINGTON, N.C. (UNCW news release) - UNCW Head Women’s Basketball Coach Karen Barefoot has announced the addition of Jocelyn Floyd and Matt Lynch to her coaching staff for the 2020-21 season. Former UNCW beat reporter and current freelance college basketball writer Brian Mull had this to say about firing McGrath midseason. He was recognized as a role model for other young people in the LGBTQIA+ community. More:Only 34, Takayo Siddle found his voice to become UNCW basketball coach. McGrath’s overall record at UNCW was 26–58, he was 12–30 in CAA play. 's hard work with our program and student-athletes over the last two and half years and wish him well in the future,” said Bass in a UNCW release. Nous voudrions effectuer une description ici mais le site que vous consultez ne nous en laisse pas la possibilité. Share on Facebook . ... UNCW Director of Men's Basketball Operations Craig Ponder headlines the latest edition of "Seahawk Staff Spotlight." Since 2009, he has been the head coach of the University of Kentucky men's team, with whom he won the NCAA Championship in 2012.He has been named Naismith College Coach of the Year three times (in 1996, 2008 and 2015), and was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2015. McGrath on Monday. Dooley, Pasternack, McGrath appear frontrunners for Seahawk vacancy. “It’s a dream come true to be sitting here as the head coach,” Siddle said. UNCW fires basketball coach C.B. He previously served as an assistant coach at HargraveContinue Reading → He previously served as an assistant coach at Hargrave Military Academy, Gardner-Webb, UNCW and NC … Athletic Director Jimmy Bass made the announcement late on Monday. All rights reserved. The UNCW men’s basketball program is hoping a familiar face can restore the glory it attained only a few short years ago. Siddle will replace former UNCW coach C.B. The game was the opener of the Mako Medical Asheville Classic featuring UNC Asheville and Troy. UNCW sophomore Brian Tolefree sent this tweet shortly after the announcement of McGrath’s dismissal. UNCW Director of Men's Basketball Operations Craig Ponder headlines the latest edition of "Seahawk Staff Spotlight." Instead of donning a Seahawk jersey, Siddle would become the team’s head coach years later. McGrath on Monday. Welcome to Seahawk Nation!Story | https://t.co/DEMvucjua5#HawkYeah #UNCW #CAAHoops pic.twitter.com/ipP4Yrlmne, “We’re thrilled to welcome Takayo back to UNCW and the Wilmington community,” said Jimmy Bass, UNCW’s ninth-year athletic director. The report said in part that “In an email Monday morning announcing the team’s Virtual Media Day, UNCW quietly added that Tina Martin will be the team’s interim head coach during the annual media event.” Always love @cbmcgrath24 pic.twitter.com/rf5MN6n5Cj. UNCW is currently 5-14 overall and they are winless in the Colonial Athletic Association standings at 0-6. (Photo courtesy UNCW basketball) GREENVILLE — East Carolina had just made its seventh 3-point basket of the first half Monday, a wide-open jumper by Miles James right in front of the UNC Wilmington bench. BREAKING | @CoachSiddle has been named the new head coach of the Seahawks. “The only good thing about this is they have an opportunity to get ahead of the curve in the hiring game," said Mull. Director of Athletics Jimmy Bass announced the coach had been “relieved of his duties” Monday evening. McGrath on Monday afternoon. UNCW advanced to the postseason all three seasons, including two NCAA tournament appearances. According to a report by WECT News in Wilmington, NC, Tina Martin is now serving as the Interim Head Women’s Basketball Coach at UNC Wilmington. McGrath. Kanaskie becomes the first coaching addition for Siddle and arrives on the North Carolina coast from Colorado Springs, Colo., where he has spent the last six seasons at Air Force. WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — UNCW Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach Matt Lynch has been named to the Forbes Magazine “30 Under 30 in Sports” … He cares for his players more than any of you could understand. It’s easy for people to judge from the outside. On Friday afternoon, the Board of Trustees approved the hiring of Takayo Siddle as head coach, returning him to the beach after three years away. McGrath has been relieved of his duties as the men's head basketball coach effective immediately. Copyright 2020 WECT. UNCW Head Men's Basketball Coach C.B. According to a report by WECT News in Wilmington, NC, Tina Martin is now serving as the Interim Head Women’s Basketball Coach at UNC Wilmington.. I don’t wanna hear any slander of his name. UNCW interim head coach Rob Burke talks to Jaylen Sims on the sideline during the Seahawks’ matchup with Hofstra on Jan. 16, 2020. The former Tar Heels assistant, in his third season with the Seahwaks, was dismissed after a 5-14 start this season. UNCW Seahawks Basketball fanpage. WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - The status of head coach Karen Barefoot remains murky as the UNCW women’s basketball team gears up for the start of the upcoming college basketball season. Former UNC-Wilmington men's basketball assistant coach Matt Lynch came out on Friday in an article he wrote for Out Sports. McGrath was an assistant coach on the University of North Carolina staff under Roy Williams for 14 seasons and was part of the 2005, 2009 and 2017 national championship teams and was named the 11th men’s basketball coach in UNCW history on April 3, 2017. A Burgaw man has filed a federal lawsuit against the Pender County Sheriff’s Office after a deputy fatally shot his dog while responding to a welfare check in August. NC State assistant Takayo Siddle has been named head men's basketball coach at UNC Wilmington. McGrath January 13, 2020 Stanly County Journal Staff College Basketball , news , opinion , sports Comments Off on UNCW fires basketball coach C.B. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. WILMINGTON – Interim head coach Rob Burke may be turning the tide for UNC Wilmington basketball this season, as the Seahawks (7-15, 2-7 CAA) have gone 2-1 under Burke’s command and look to build on this momentum. January 13, 2020 Cory Lavalette Article, College Basketball, Sports. “We appreciate C.B. WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - A familiar face will return to the sidelines at Trask Coliseum. UNCW 77, Delaware 70 – UNC-Wilmington took charge in the final four minutes to defeat Delaware 77-70 in CAA men’s basketball at Trask Coliseum in Wilmington, North Carolina, Saturday. Kurt Kanaskie, a veteran coach with 40 years of college basketball experience, has joined new UNCW men’s basketball coach Takayo Siddle‘s staff at UNCW. With the state of college football and basketball in limbo, coaches and recruits across the country have had to find new ways to go about age-old practices during the spring. Takayo Siddle has been named the next men’s head basketball coach at UNC Wilmington, the university announced Friday evening. Citing rise costs, Leland officials announced Thursday that the town will be ending its curbside recycling program later this summer. 176 talking about this. 325d Jeff Borzello. On UNCW’s official athletic website, UNCWSports.com, Barefoot is still listed as head coach as … McGrath, pictured in December, was fired by the school Monday after a 5-14 start to the season. Print. 322 Shipyard Blvd.Wilmington, NC 28412(910) 791-8070. UNC-Wilmington fired head coach C.B. Hackert will serve as an assistant coach for new Seahawk skipper Takayo Siddle afterContinue Reading → Wilmington, N.C. -- C.B. January 13, 2020 Cory Lavalette Article, College Basketball, Sports. During Siddle’s three-year tenure, the Seahawks went 72-28 with back-to … In an email Monday morning announcing the team’s Virtual Media Day, UNCW quietly added that Tina Martin will be serving as the team’s interim head coach during the annual media event. Wainwright then became head coach at Richmond on April 24, 2002. Takayo Siddle, a key lieutenant for Kevin Keatts during UNCW's resurgence in men's basketball earlier this decade, is returning to the Port City as the new head coach … All season long, UNCW basketball coach Takayo Siddle has stressed to his players to find their role and be great at it. McGrath shares his thoughts about taking over the program. Karen Barefoot, a nationally-known women’s basketball coach who has built successful programs at four different institutions, finished her third season as the 11th head coach in UNCW women’s basketball history during the 2019-20 campaign. Demetrius Mims’ electrifying dunk spurs Towson men’s basketball to 78-74 win over UNCW. UNCW Seahawks Basketball fanpage. WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - UNCW head men’s basketball coach CB McGrath has been removed, effective immediately. January 13, 2020 at 6:12 PM EST - Updated January 14 at 12:24 AM, Town of Leland to end its curbside recycling program, Man wanted for Duplin County chicken plant murder arrested, Man allegedly connected to identity theft wanted by NHCSO, NHCSO turns to public for help identifying fraud suspect. After the 2018 season, Jaylen Fornes transferred to Nicholls State. His appointment is effective Tuesday, April 4. A Gray Media Group, Inc. Station - © 2002-2021 Gray Television, Inc. UNCW names Siddle next men’s basketball head coach. Upset at his team, Seahawks coach Takayo Siddle called time out. UNCW fires basketball coach C.B. 5 Iowa win their 10th consecutive opener, a 97-67 victory over North Carolina Central. McGrath, pictured in December, was fired by the school Monday after a 5-14 start to the season. During Siddle’s three-year tenure, the Seahawks went 72-28 with back-to-back CAA conference tournament championships. In his final season with UNCW, he led the Seahawks to a first-round upset of USC in the 2002 NCAA Tournament. CAA men's tournament official has coronavirus. UNC-Wilmington fires head coach, former UNC basketball assistant C.B. UNCW men's basketball coaching search narrows to three . He already has two CAA tournament championship rings, so there’s plenty of room for more.”. Mentioned this one in yesterday’s Daily Dirt – it’s now official…. The official Men's Basketball page for the UNC Wilmington Seahawks. McGrath who was relieved of his duties in January. It was a blessing to be able to play in front of my family for three years.”. The UNCW men’s basketball program fired head coach C.B. Smith would coach his final game, a 66-58 loss to Arizona in the national semifinal, on March 29, 1997. UNC Wilmington coach C.B. Y’all don’t know the half of what it takes to coach. Share on Twitter. "I'm gay. By Alex Riley StarNews Staff Tuesday Mar 28, 2017 at 7:38 PM. McGrath, pictured in December, was fired by the school Monday after a 5-14 start to the season. HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) - This weekend’s women’s college basketball games between UNCW and James Madison have been postponed after JMU head coach Sean O’Regan tested positive for … All rights reserved. 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