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After coming up just short of claiming the No.1 seed in the Peach Belt Conference standings against USC Aiken a week prior, the UNCP men’s basketball team faced off with the Patriots of Francis Marion University on Jan. 30 on Lumbee Guaranty Bank Court to jostle for th...


The No.10 ranked UNCP wrestling team sent seniors Rodney Shepard and Faris Teia out with a bang in their last home event of the of the season in their year with the program in absolute dominate fashion on “Senior Day”. The Braves steamrolled over the Que...

The UNCP women’s basketball team put the clamps of the offense of the visiting USC Aiken Pacers and owned the glass. The Braves limited the Pacers to their lowest outing on offense of the season and out rebounded them by a double-digit margin in a 58-47 win on Jan. 23...

UNCP’s men’s basketball was defeated 88-90 by USC Aiken in an impeccable matchup on Jan. 23. The loss ended a 17-game home win streak for the Braves. The Braves had not been defeated on Lumbee Guaranty Bank Court since Dec. 17, 2017.  

     The start of t...

Name: Colton

Class: Senior

Major: Biology/Concentration in Botany

A: The amount of shame that my friends would put on me after leaving college. I hate the fact of having to "start over" after being in school for so long and not having the amount of privacy that I had in s...

The UNCP men’s basketball team returned to the state of Georgia and bounced back into the win column when they took down the Jaguars of Augusta University 93-88. 

     The Braves handed the Jags their first loss on their home court and just their second conference loss...

The UNCP women’s basketball team picked up their first road win of the season in a dramatic fashion in a down to the wire bout with the Georgia College Bobcats that took a three pointer from junior guard Tee Graham at the buzzer to secure the 56-55 victory for the Brav...

The UNCP women’s basketball team brought their four-game losing streak to a halt when they turned in an incredible fourth quarter rally to complete the 53-44 victory. The University of North Georgia Night Hawks were handed their first conference loss and just second se...

Men’s Basketball Extend Win Streak to Seven Straight: 

The UNCP men’s basketball team continued to dominate over the holiday hiatus from classes as they didn’t drop a single contest away or at home during their impressive seven-game win streak to improve their overall r...

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