Buzzer beater by UAF ends UAA winning streak

Feb. 27, 2014 In what was a tightly contested basketball game, the Nanooks of Fairbanks ended a 16-game losing streak against the Seawolves of Anchorage, with a final score of 68 to 70.

Wash. Wildcats claim 95-88 victory over Seawolves

Check out photos from the UAA Seawolves vs CWU Wildcats Men's Basketball game on January 18, 2014!

Seawolf women dazzle 6th-ranked Falcons

The UAA women’s basketball team knocked off nationally ranked Seattle Pacific University. The Seawolves dominated the Falcons the entire game. They managed to fend off a late SPU comeback eclipsing them 77-65. The Seawolves are undoubtedly off to an industrious start in GNAC conference play.

Great Alaska Shootout Schedule & Dissecting the Shootout field

Here's the Women's and Men's Great Alaska Shootout Schedule! Also: get a break down with Thomas McIntyre and Mark Hoffman including stats on the University of Alaska Anchorage Seawolves (Women's and Men's), Georgetown University Hoyas, Nicholls State University Colonels, UC Riverside Highlanders, Indiana State Sycamores, University of Denver Pioneers, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Phoenix, University of Tulsa Golden Hurricane, Pepperdine University Waves, Texas Christian University Horned Frogs, and Harvard University Crimson.

Two everlasting Shootout memories

Northern Light sports writers Thomas McIntyre and Mark Hoffman share their favorite memories of the Great Alaska Shootout.

2013-14 women’s basketball

Last week’s issue covered the men’s team and the x-factors that could decide their season. This week, it’s the women’s turn. The 2013-14 Seawolf women’s basketball team is facing the ultimate challenge for college athletic programs: replacing star graduates. For the ‘Wolves, it’s guard Sasha King and forward Alysa Horn.

A look into the 2013-14 Seawolf men’s basketball team

The basketball season is here. Despite a subpar finish, the Seawolf men’s team is coming off a hot run in 2012-13, which included a stellar showing at the Great Alaska Shootout and a 14-3 record at home.

Is Michael Jordan the player Michael Jordan thinks he is?

“I don’t think I would lose — other than to Kobe Bryant, because he steals all my moves,” Michael Jordan said. That’s how Air responded when asked how’d he fair in one-on-one games against Jerry West (seriously?), Elgin Baylor, Julius Erving, Dwyane Wade, Carmelo Anthony, Kobe Bryant and LeBron James. No one does arrogant better than Mike. But he’s right. Right?

The incoming pt. II: Three new hoopers added to men’s team

The Seawolf men’s basketball team is a couple months away from taking the floor for the 2013-14 season. Their mission will be to top the 18-9 record they posted last year, which included wins over two Division I opponents in the Great Alaska Shootout: UC Riverside and Loyola Marymount.

Checking in with Kyle Fossman

Only a couple months removed from being named the 2012-13 team MVP, Kyle Fossman is back on his grind. His play also netted him a First Team All-GNAC selection, but he isn’t resting on his laurels this offseason.

Shootout ’13: watch out for Harvard

As of March 21, the coun­try’s most renowned institu­tion of higher learning can add another accomplishment to its lengthy list of achievements: its first NCAA basketball tournament victory.

Seawolves rank 9th in West Region rankings

The women’s basketball team is getting hot at the right time of year. The Seawolf hoopers (15-8 in Division II play) have rattled off six straight wins and ranked ninth in the NCAA Div. II West Region Women’s Basketball Rankings.

Meet the Seawolf: Sasha King

Sasha King is the starting point guard for the Seawolf women’s basketball team. Since it’s Women’s History Month, I decided it would be cool to have a one-on-one with her about the season, her future plans, women’s sports and her record-breaking performance against Northwest Nazarene.

Seawolves top UAF Nanooks in basketball

The Seawolf men’s basketball team escaped a packed Wells Fargo Center Saturday night with a dramatic, 71-69 victory over the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Previewing the Seawolves-Nanooks matchup

The Seawolf men’s basketball team has plenty of time to prepare for its Saturday showdown with in-state rival, UAF Nanooks. Coming off a road trip to Washington, the UAA men only have the Nanooks to prep for this week. The second meeting of the season tips off at 7 p.m. Saturday night at the Wells Fargo Center.

Previewing the Seawolves’ Saturday affair

The Seawolf women’s basketball team is going toe-to-toe with the Montana State Billings Yellowjackets Saturday Feb. 9. The bout will go down at the Wells Fargo Center and tips off at 7 p.m.

Seawolves struggle against Crusaders

The Seawolves were handed a 76-49 loss at the hands of the Northwest Nazarene Crusaders Thursday night. It was a poor shooting night for the Seawolves to say the least. The Seawolves, playing without their leading scorer and floor general Sasha King due to injury, shot under 30 percent from the field in the first half.

Basketball season opener lost to Mines

The Seawolf women’s basketball team couldn’t get the defensive stops needed to fend off the Colorado School of Mines Friday night.

Seawolves sweep SpringHill Suites Invitational tournament

The Seawolf volleyball team won its first tournament of the season Saturday night by defeating Western New Mexico University in the SpringHill Suites Invitational. The win was settled in three sets with the scores 25-20, 25-21, 25-16.

Two new players added to UAA women’s basketball team

Junior Mariesha Harris, former guard at Wabash Valley College in Mt. Carmel, Ill., is one of the newest recruits to the UAA basketball team. Harris...

New women’s basketball coach announced.

Athletic Director Steve Cobb announced Aug.14 that Ryan McCarthy has been hired as the women’s basketball coach at University of Alaska Anchorage after the...

New women’s basketball coach announced

Athletic Director Steve Cobb announced Tuesday that Ryan McCarthy has been hired as the women’s basketball coach at University of Alaska Anchorage after the...

New women’s basketball coach resigns

Thursday, newly-hired UAA women’s basketball coach Nathan Altenhofen resigned from his post citing professional misconduct. UAA athletic director Steve Cobb accepted his resignation, but did...

Meet the Seawolf: Travis Thompson

The Seawolves posted another stellar performance in their 2011-2012 season, with a substantial amount of help from sophomore guard Travis Thompson. Thompson was not scheduled to play at the beginning of the season due to an off-season knee surgery, however, there is no doubt that the change in plans showcased Thompson’s talents throughout the season. TNL caught up with Thompson to get to know him off the court.

Rohde nets National Player of the Year award

UAA senior Taylor Rohde has been no stranger to personal accolades since he arrived on campus last year. The 6’9” center has literally towered over all others, collecting awards left and right at both a league and West Region level.

Eagles stop Seawolves in their tracks at Elite Eight

The UAA Women’s Basketball team was stopped just short of it’s ultimate goal as they fell 71-51 at the hands of the 2nd ranked Ashland Eagles in the NCAA Division II tournament in San Antonio on March 20. Despite being down by 32-23 at the halftime break, the Seawolves rallied in the second half of the game to get back within three points before Ashland (32-1) went on a 19-2 run midway through the frame to extinguish the Seawolves national title hopes.

Seawolves come up short against MSUB

The UAA Men’s Basketball team suffered a 74-70 loss to Montana State Billings on March 3 in the GNAC Championship game to fall one win short of the conference title for the second straight year.

Seawolves upend Vikings to repeat as GNAC champions

The UAA Women’s Basketball team proved once again they are the class of the GNAC and have some more hardware to further prove it. The Seawolves claimed a 67-52 GNAC Championship win over rival and second seeded Western Washington in Lacey, Washington on March 3 to officially punch their ticket to the West Region postseason. The top seeded Seawolves (27-4) got a team-high 19 points from junior guard Haley Holmstead.

Seawolves finish regular season with sixth straight win

After a record-breaking and crowd-stunning season, the Seawolves’ women’s basketball team ended its regular season with a crushing 94-49 win over in-state rival University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Seawolves defend top spot against Vikings

The Seawolf Women’s Basketball team extended its lead in Great Northwest Athletic Conference standings over the Western Washington Vikings with their 72-50 win over WWU on Feb. 9 at the Wells Fargo Sports Complex. This win kept the Vikings from trying to unseat the Seawolves from their No. 1 spot in the GNAC within the next couple of games and all but locked up the regular season GNAC title for the Seawolves.