Wilmington, North Carolina Two teams looking to capture losing streaks collide on Wednesday, December 1, when UNCW visits Winthrop for a non-conference game at 5 p.m. against the Eagles inside the Winthrop Coliseum.
Wednesday’s game can be watched online via ESPN+ while live stats can be found at UNCWStats.com.
UNCW (1-5) fell for five straight games after opening the year with a victory over Mount Olive on November 10. The Seahawks, who will play five of their next six games on the road, are running a tough 51-50. Setback for Radford on Saturday at the Trask Coliseum.
Postgraduate Student Guard Sierra Dacosta and senior guards Kari Gross They were the Seahawks’ top scorer during their first six games. DaCosta averages 13.0 points per game and has hit double figures in five of her six games, while Gross has an average of 12.0 after scoring the team’s highest 13-point lead against Radford.
Winthrop lost all six of its season start games after a 65-45 setback against UNC Pembroke on Saturday afternoon. The Eagles were restricted to less than 50 points in each of the six games this year, which included two games at the nationally ranked Duke and Kentucky.
second guard Jamani Ingram The Eagles rush in offensively, averaging 10.8 and scoring in double figures three times in their five games.
Five facts to know
your palm UNCW and Winthrop renew their series for the fifth time on Wednesday evening. The Eagles have won three of the previous four encounters.
Party Like It 1999 The Seahawks are making their first trip to Winthrop since November 19, 1999, when they defeated the Eagles 76-45.
10 count The Seahawks had fewer turnovers in Season 10 in their loss to Radford on Saturday, the fewest fouls in a game since February 16, 2021, at James Madison.
perfect 10 – great goalkeeper Kari Gross, who is 13 for 14 on the foul streak this season, made her last 10 free throws after sinking her only attempt against Radford on Saturday.
On the second idea UNCW outperformed its last two rivals in the second half after having a 34-29 advantage over Radford on Saturday.