UNC-Wilmington knocks off Hofstra in OT to win CAA Tournament

UNC-Wilmington needed overtime, but came away with the 80-73 victory to win this year’s Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Tournament. Senior Craig Ponder led the Seahawks with 21 points, while Denzel Ingram and Chris Flemmings chipped in 17 and 19 apiece in a hard-fought victory that was achieved despite 18 points and 23 rebounds from Hofstra center Rokas Gustys. The game itself...
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March 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Balance leads UNC Wilmington past Towson 74-68

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) Dylan Sherwood and Marcus Bryan scored 14 points apiece and North Carolina Wilmington earned a share of the Colonial Athletic Association title with a 74-68 win over Towson on Saturday. Chris Flemmings and Denzel Ingram added 11 points apiece for the Seahawks (22-7, 14-4), who pulled away down the stretch. Ingram's 3-pointer with 7:45 remaining, followed...
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February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

NC-Wilmington slips past College of Charleston 59-55 in OT

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) Denzel Ingram made 8 of his 17 points in overtime as North Carolina-Wilmington slipped by College of Charleston 59-55 on Saturday night. North Carolina-Wilmington (21-6, 13-3 Colonial Athletic Association) outscored the Cougars 10-6 in the extra period. Trailing 29-21 at the break, Charleston rallied to take a 47-42 lead with 5:29 left. Jordon Talley drilled...
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February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

William & Mary upsets NC-Wilmington 87-69

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) David Cohn scored 21 points and made all 12 of his free throws and William & Mary used big late runs to upset Colonial Athletic Association leader UNC-Wilmington 87-69 on Thursday night, ending the Seahawks' 11-game win streak. Trailing 42-38 at halftime, C.J. Gettys scored seven straight points and the Seahawks pulled ahead 51-47 with 13:55 left in...
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February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

UNC-Wilmington handles James Madison 78-68 behind Ponder

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) Craig Ponder scored 19 points with four 3-pointers and UNC-Wilmington used a big first half to beat James Madison 78-68 on Saturday for its school-record 11th-straight win. Chris Flemmings scored 17 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, Jordon Talley added 15 with four assists and the Seahawks (20-5, 12-2) remain atop the Colonial Athletic Association standings...
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February 13, 2016  |  Discuss

UNC Wilmington tops Elon 86-82

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) Jordon Talley scored 19 points, including key free throws late, and UNC Wilmington won its 10th in a row topping Elon 86-82 on Thursday night. Denzel Ingram added 18 points for the Seahawks (19-5, 11-2), who hold a two-game lead in the Colonial Athletic Conference with five games to play. Craig Ponder scored 13 points and C.J. Bryce added 10 for UNCW, which...
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February 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Flemmings scores 25 as NC-Wilmington tops Charleston 65-55

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) Chris Flemmings scored 25 points, his third 20-plus game in a row, and North Carolina-Wilmington defeated College of Charleston 65-55 Saturday night for its seventh-straight win. Denzel Ingram scored 13 points for the Seahawks and C.J. Bryce added 10. Next up for N.C.-Wilmington (16-5, 8-2 Colonial Athletic Association) is a first-place showdown Thursday...
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January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

UNC-Wilmington beats Drexel 77-71 for 5th straight win

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Denzel Ingram and Chris Flemmings scored 21 points apiece and UNC Wilmington rallied to beat Drexel 77-71 on Sunday to win its fifth straight game. C.J. Bryce added 17 points for the Seahawks (14-5, 6-2) who entered the game in a four-way tie for first in the Colonial Athletic Association standings. Trailing 37-32 at halftime, Ingram hit back-to-back 3-pointers...
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January 24, 2016  |  Discuss

UNC-Wilmington uses balance to beat Delaware 85-67

NEWARK, Del. (AP) Mark Matthews had 18 points and C.J. Gettys added 15, both career highs, to lead North Carolina-Wilmington to an 85-67 win over Delaware on Saturday night. Chris Flemmings and Craig Ponder added 16 points apiece for the Seahawks (10-5, 2-2 Colonial Athletic), who shot 53 percent (35 of 66). Gettys, a 7-foot junior, hit 6 of 7 shots, and Matthews, a freshman...
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January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Towson cruises to 76-60 win over UNC Wilmington

TOWSON, Md. (AP) William Adala Moto scored 20 points, hitting 13 of 14 from the line, to lead Towson past UNC Wilmington for a 76-60 win Thursday night. Mike Morsell added 17 points while grabbing nine rebounds and Byron Hawkins had 16 points for Towson (11-5, 2-1 Colonial), which hit 49 percent of its 43 shots from the floor and dominated on the boards, 43-25. The Tigers got...
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January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

NC Wilmington beats UMKC 76-56 in the Billy Minardi Classic

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Craig Ponder scored 14 points and North Carolina Wilmington beat Missouri-Kansas City 76-56 on Wednesday night in the Billy Minardi Classic. UMKC led 6-4 but trailed the rest of the way as Wilmington built a 44-28 lead at halftime and were up by as many as 23 in the second half. The Kangaroos went on an 11-0 run, with scoring from five different players, to...
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December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

UNC-Wilmington cruises to 102-77 victory over Utah Valley

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) C.J. Bryce scored a career-high 17 points and North Carolina-Wilmington jumped out early and cruised to a 102-77 victory over Utah Valley in the Billy Minardi Classic on Tuesday night. Craig Ponder and Mark Matthews added 15 points apiece for UNC-Wilmington (6-3), which snapped a three-game losing skid. Denzel Ingram chipped in 14 points. Jaden Jackson scored...
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December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

North Carolina-Wilmington races away from D-II Coker 93-73

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) Chris Flemmings scored a career-high 21 points with three 3-pointers as unbeaten North Carolina-Wilmington defeated Division II Coker 93-73 Wednesday night. Craig Ponder scored 12 points and made a school-record nine steals for the Seahawks (5-0). C.J. Bryce, Marcus Bryan and Mark Matthews scored 10 points each as N.C.-Wilmington went deep into its bench...
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December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

NC-Wilmington holds off Western Michigan 80-76

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) Chris Flemmings scored 19 points off the bench, helping North Carolina-Wilmington to an 80-76 defeat of Western Michigan Saturday night. Western Michigan quickly led 9-2, but four consecutive 3-point baskets - two by Craig Ponder and two from Flemmings - boosted the Seahawks (3-0) to a 17-13 lead. The Broncos (1-2) led 45-38 at the half and held the lead...
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November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

NC-Wilmington never trails in 78-59 defeat of E. Kentucky

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) Craig Ponder opened the game with a layup, and finished with 24 points as North Carolina-Wilmington never trailed, defeating Eastern Kentucky 78-59 on Monday Dylan Sherwood added 16 points with nine rebounds for the Seahawks (2-0) who had 16 assists on 29 field goals and outrebounded the Colonels (1-1) 45-38. Ponder had four assists and three steals. Chuck...
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November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

UNC-Wilmington defeats Milligan 100-62 behind Ponder's 26

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) Craig Ponder scored 26 points to lead UNC-Wilmington past Milligan 100-62 on Friday night in a season opener for both teams. Ponder finished the 2014-15 season averaging less than 12 points a game. He was 8 of 12 from the field, including 3 of 5 from 3-point range, but the rest of the team was just 3 for 18 from 3. Will Buckner's layup midway through the...
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November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

UNC-Wilmington blows Charleston out of tournament 79-53

BALTIMORE (AP) Cedrick Williams had 19 points and 13 rebounds and Freddie Jackson added 19 points as No. 2 seed North Carolina-Wilmington got off to a strong start in the Colonial Athletic Association tournament with a 79-53 win over No. 10 seed College of Charleston on Saturday. Williams made 7 of 9 field goals and Jackson hit 8 of 13 attempts. Addison Spruill added 12 points for...
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March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

UNC Wilmington beats Towson 73-69 to remain atop CAA

TOWSON, Md. (AP) Addison Spruill scored 26 points to lead UNC Wilmington to a 73-69 victory over Towson on Saturday. UNC Wilmington (16-11, 11-5 Colonial Athletic Association) bounced back after losing to Delaware 70-59 on Thursday night, and remains in first place in the CAA. Towson led 56-55 with 4:58 remaining. Wilmington answered with a 5-0 surge before the Tigers tied it at...
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February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Talley, Spruill lead UNC Wilmington over Charleston 58-45

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) Jordan Talley scored 18 points and grabbed six rebounds to lead UNC Wilmington to a 58-45 win over College of Charleston on Wednesday night. Addison Spruill had 16 points, including 8 of 8 free throws, and Freddie Jackson added 12 points for the Seahawks (14-10, 9-4), who now hold a half-game advantage of second place in the Colonial Athletic Association. Joe...
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February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

UNC Wilmington survives OT scare, defeats Charleston 58-56

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) Addison Spruill had 11 points and 12 rebounds as UNC-Wilmington took an early lead in overtime and held on 58-56 over Charleston on Wednesday night. Jordan Talley's free throw gave the Seahawks a 57-54 lead with 1:03 left in overtime. Evan Bailey's free throws for the Cougars cut the deficit to one with 40 seconds left. Joe Chealey missed a potential game-winning...
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January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Spruill paces NC-Wilmington past Hofstra 79-74

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) Addison Spruill finished with 23 points and six boards to lead UNC Wilmington to a 79-74 win over Hofstra on Saturday. Freddie Jackson had 21 points, Jordan Talley added 17 and C.J. Gettys chipped in 10 for the Seahawks (9-8, 4-2 Colonial). Talley scored 14 of his 17 points in the second half. Ameen Tanksley had 19 points, including four 3-pointers and eight...
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January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

UNC-Wilmington defeats Drexel 64-57

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) Freddie Jackson scored 19 points - including eight at the free-throw line - as North Carolina-Wilmington held off Drexel 64-57 on Saturday night. Addison Spruill iced the game with four free throws in the final 34 seconds as he notched a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds for the Seahawks (8-7, 3-1 Colonial Athletic). Jackson hit a 3-pointer to begin...
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January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

UNC-Wilmington beats Delaware 74-73 in OT

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) Addison Spruill made a free throw with 15 seconds left in overtime and swatted away a potential game-winning shot to give North Carolina-Wilmington a 74-73 victory over Delaware on Thursday night. Down 67-61 with 42 seconds left in regulation, Craig Ponder scored four points and Spruill two to send it to overtime tied at 67. The teams traded 3-pointers before...
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January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

UNC-Wilmington beats Northeastern 75-68

BOSTON (AP) Jordon Talley scored 21 points and Addison Spruill added 20 to lead UNC-Wilmington to a 75-68 win over Northeastern on Monday night. Freddie Jackson contributed 18 points and Chuck Ogbodo hauled in 10 rebounds for Wilmington (6-7, 1-1 Colonial Athletic Association), which shot 54 percent from the floor and never trailed in the game. Wilmington opened with a 10-1 burst...
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January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Ohio storms back to beat North Carolina Wilmington 72-53

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) Maurice Ndour scored 23 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and blocked four shots as Ohio had a strong second half to storm past North Carolina Wilmington 72-53 on Tuesday night. Javarez Willis had 12 points and Antonio Campbell and Mike Laster chipped in 11 apiece for Ohio (5-6). UNC Wilmington led throughout the first half and was up 34-30 at the break, but the Bobcats...
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December 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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