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WILMINGTON, North Carolina - The UNCW women's basketball team begins Colonial Athletic Association play Sunday as it squares off against James Madison in a 2 p.m. matinee at Trask Coliseum.
North Carolina A&T Recap
UNCW closed out non-conference play with a 56-47 setback to North Carolina A&T on Thursday.
Scouting James Madison
Series Notes Versus James Madison
Thursday's contest marks the 59th meeting between UNCW and James Madison in a series that dates back to the 1984-85 season and early days of the Colonial Athletic Association.
opponent in program history. In fact, the Dukes are just one of four schools (George Mason (61), William & Mary (58) and East Carolina (54)) that the Seahawks have played on more than 50 occasions during their 40-year history.
The Seahawks are 53-0 since the start of the 2002-03 campaign when limiting the opposition to 50 points or less.
UNCW is 69-8 (.896) since the start of the 2000-01 campaign when it scores 70 or more points in a contest.
Getting Off To a Good Start important for UNCW
The Seahawks are 68-18 (.791) since the start of the 2007-08 season when leading at halftime.
UNCW has benefitted from building big leads in recent years as it is a combined 68-5 (.931) since the start of the 2007-08 season when it holds a lead of 10 points or more during a contest.
According to research conducted by the athletic communications department at St. John's University, UNCW Head Coach Adell Harris is one of the youngest Division I head coaches in the country.
Harris, McGowen Reunited
When UNCW Head Coach Adell Harris took over the Seahawks program last May, she was already familiar with one player on her new roster from her time at Tusculum College.
Freeman, Lee Making Their Way Up School's Three-Point Chart
Seahawks Tabbed Seventh, Garrett Preseason Honorable Mention
UNCW was picked to finish seventh overall during the upcoming 2012-13 season and senior forward Karneshia Garrett was a Honorable Mention Preseason All-CAA selection.
The Seahawks take to the road for the first time in league play on Tuesday as they travel to William & Mary for a 7 p.m. tilt against the Tribe.