RICHMOND, Va. – UNCW valiantly battled on Saturday against Drexel, but it wasn’t enough. With their best player picking up two early fouls, they actually had a lead in the first half, but that didn’t last and an early second-half run did them in en route to a 59-47 loss to end the season. With the season over, however, there’s a look toward a brighter future that was helped by this weekend.
UNCW had some challenging stretches this season that they had to manage through. They started the season with five straight losses, then had losing streaks of three, four and six games once the calendar rolled over into 2012. The last one led into the CAA Tournament, where they knocked off James Madison on Friday to get to Saturday’s game.