|WBB Preview: North Carolina A&T|
WILMINGTON, North Carolina - The UNCW women's basketball team continues a three-game homestand as it entertains North Carolina A&T in an 11:30 matinee Thursday at Trask Coliseum.
The Seahawks (1-9) will look to snap a six-game losing skid on Thursday after closing out December with a 53-42 setback to former CAA foe Richmond Sunday at Trask Coliseum.
UNCW opened a three-game homestand Sunday with a 53-42 loss to former Colonial Athletic Association foe Richmond at Trask Coliseum.
Scouting North Carolina A&T
Series History Versus North Carolina A&T
Thursday's game marks the 24th meeting between state rivals UNCW and North Carolina A&T, but just the second matchup since the 1995-96 season.
UNCW Versus North Carolina A&T At Home
UNCW holds a 7-3 mark at Trask Coliseum against North Carolina A&T.
UNCW Against The MEAC
UNCW holds a combined 34-17 mark against members of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference.
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 open Colonial Athletic Association play Sunday with a 2 p.m. contest versus James Madison.