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Episode 82: Rough start for hoops, rough ending for soccer

11/12/2018
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For men's basketball, it comes down to two works - turnovers and fouls. Hence, the 0-2 start. Meanwhile, men's soccer was one-and-done at the CAA Tournament, putting their NCAA hopes on life support. But, volleyball clinched a conference tourney bid and men's golf got to play at Pebble Beach. Also, did we review Boheiman Rhapsody? I think so. Plus, Wrightsville Beach Brewing and more.

Duration:01:01:54

Episode 81: Bold basketball predictions and UNCW postseason soccer

11/5/2018
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Alex and Michael make some rather brazen guesses at the upcoming basketball seasons for UNCW. Plus, we look ahead to men's soccer at the CAA Tournament and volleyball's must-win finish to regular season. Also, Ironclad for a beverage and Mac's Speed Shop for a bite? You know you want to.

Duration:00:54:15

Episode 80: Kai Toews shines, soccer remains alive and Seahawk Saturday doesn't disappoint

10/29/2018
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So much UNCW sports to catch up on, including the men's basketball exhibition against Clemson, men's soccer has a chance to host the CAA Tournament, volleyball's big week, and a wrap on cross-country and women's soccer. Plus, Bill's Front Porch for food and beer.

Duration:00:50:10

2018 Men's Hoops Hullabaloo with UNCW coach C.B. McGrath

10/23/2018
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Everything you need to know about the 2018 UNCW men's basketball season is right here, straight from coach C.B. McGrath. Alex and Michael sat down with the second-year coach to break down the roster, the schedule, the coaching staff and the state of the program.

Duration:01:04:19

Episode 79: Seahawk Saturday is upon us

10/22/2018
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A monster week of UNCW athletics lies ahead, culminating with seven teams playing in Wilmington on Saturday. In order to prepare for basketball, soccer, volleyball, swimming, golf and more, you need to check out Episode 79 of The Beat and The Beard. Plus, grab a bite at Crust downtown or check out some beverages at Cape Fear Wine and Beer. Alex and Michael have all the info you need.

Duration:00:52:44

2018 Women's Hoops Hoopla with UNCW coach Karen Barefoot

10/16/2018
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Basketball season is upon us and what better way to get ready than a chat with UNCW women's coach Karen Barefoot. Alex and Michael caught up with the second-year coach to look back on the 17-18 season, while looking ahead to 18-19, breaking down the roster and much more.

Duration:00:51:52

Episode 78: Seahawks are happy to be home

10/15/2018
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After more than a month on the road, all three of UNCW's fall teams are back on campus, while basketball continues to prepare for the upcoming season. Plus baseball cards, Ballast Point Brewing and Rebellion burgers in this week's episode of The Beat and The Beard

Duration:00:52:35

Episode 77: Bonus basketball, soccer success and victorious volleyball

10/8/2018
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A lot to catch up on in UNCW sports this week, including the addition of the Clemson-UNCW men's basketball charity exhibition, men's soccer's continued climb to the top of the CAA standings and volleyball's 2-1 week at Cape Fear Academy.

Duration:00:46:49

Episode 76: Even with campus closed, the Seahawks play on!

10/1/2018
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UNCW won't reopen until next week but volleyball is back playing in Wilmington while men's and women's soccer keeps trying post positive results on the road. Plus, a look at Skyline Brewing and Sutton's Drug Store.

Duration:00:53:27

Episode 75: Life after Hurricane Florence for UNCW

9/24/2018
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The storm has forced a lot of adjustments for the Seahawks in basketball, soccer, volleyball and other sports. We break it all down plus give a hat tip to those who helped get the Wilmington community back on its feet.

Duration:01:02:21

Episode 74: Catching up on the Seahawks, preparing for a hurricane

9/10/2018
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After a few weeks off, there is a ton of UNCW sports to catch up on, including Joe Wolf's departure from men's basketball, men's soccer's run to a top 10 ranking, a surprising start by women's soccer and a historic win streak from volleyball. Plus, some food recommendations on island of Oahu, like Waikiki Brewing, North Shore shrimp trucks, Ono Seafood and more.

Duration:01:02:06

Wings with Wainwright

8/27/2018
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Former UNCW men's basketball coach Jerry Wainwright joined Alex, Michael and Greensboro News and Record's Brant Wilkerson-New at Katy's Grill for a long look back at his career in Wilmington, changes in basketball and much, much more.

Duration:01:40:47

Episode 73: UNCW fall sports are upon us

8/20/2018
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Get ready from all things soccer and volleyball related in Episode 73. Men's soccer coach Aidan Heaney and senior defender Huntely Munn break down the expectations for 2018, plus volleyball coach Amy Bambenek chats about her veteran team and what's ahead.

Duration:00:53:38

Episode 72: New NCAA hoop rules and UNCW women's soccer preview

8/15/2018
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Lots to chat about in the world of UNCW sports this week, including new rules in NCAA basketball recruiting, the women's basketball schedule and some new staffers. Plus, we caught up with women's soccer coach Chris Neal and junior player Ashley Johnson to talk about the Seahawks upcoming season. Also, Michael provides food insight for Greensboro and much more.

Duration:00:57:03

Episode 71: Back on schedule

8/6/2018
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The UNCW men's basketball schedule is out and, even though a lot of it was expected, we break down the upcoming slate. Plus, the latest on staff changes, academic success and more. Also, places to eat and drink out West (if you happen to be headed that way) as well as a few local stops.

Duration:00:38:08

Beers with Blizzard

7/23/2018
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The Beat and The Beard, along with Greensboro News & Record ACC writer Brant Wilkerson-New, sat down with former UNCW hoops icon Brett Blizzard at Mad Mole Brewing to talk about his time in Wilmington, his career overseas and much more. Enjoy!

Duration:01:12:11

Episode 70: New coaches are in as we head out

7/16/2018
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Before going on a little vacation, we discuss the hirings of Matt Myers as UNCW baseball pitching coach and Chris Neal as UNCW women's soccer coach. Plus, get caught up on the latest in Seahawk sports, including schedule, offers and more.

Duration:00:51:22

Episode 69: The demise of Steve and Barry's, wrestling and some UNCW stuff

7/9/2018
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Brant Wilkerson-New of the Greensboro News and Record joins us for this week's show as we dicuss CAA basketball travel partners, mental performance coach Brian Cain, a women's soccer homecoming and the best of WCW/WWE. Plus, a hat tip to Mad Mole Brewing for letting us hang around last week.

Duration:00:57:16

Episode 68: Cairney out with UNCW women's soccer and more

6/25/2018
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For the second straight week, the university has let go of a prominent coach, this time in longtime women's soccer leader Paul Cairney. The New Hanover County District Attorney did not press charges against Cairney related to sexual assault allegations. Also, info on hoops, baseball, volleyball and more in Episode 68 of The Beat and The Beard.

Duration:00:57:49

Episode 67: View discretion strongly advised

6/18/2018
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If you want to win a free T-shirt, share this podcast. We're going to support Special Olympics by giving a lucky listener a new tee. Plus, we discuss the CAA Tournament's move from the Low Country to Capitol Hill. And yes, Episode 67 will cover the ongoing drama surrounding the firing of UNCW baseball pitching coach Matt Williams and the D**k of Death.

Duration:00:56:23