Ingram gives UNC-Wilmington 81-80 win over St. Bonaventure
SAINT BONAVENTURE, N.Y. (AP) — Denzel Ingram scored on a step-back jumper at the buzzer and North Carolina-Wilmington defeated St. Bonaventure 81-80 on Saturday night.
The Bonnies had taken an 80-79 lead when Jaylen Adams converted an acrobatic shot into a 3-point play with 14.2 seconds left.
Ingram hit five 3-pointers and scored 19 points for the Seahawks (8-1), who won their fifth straight. C.J. Bryce added 17 points and Chris Flemmings 15, hitting three 3s as Wilmington went 13 of 29 behind the arc.
Adams had 18 points and Matt Mobley 17, nine points behind their combined average that makes the two Bonnies the highest scoring duo in the country. David Andoh had 16 points off the bench for St. Bonaventure (6-3), which had its five-game winning streak snapped.
Ingram hit a buzzer-beating 3 at the half as Wilmington took a 40-35 lead, hitting 8 of 16 from long distance.
It was the first-ever meeting between the schools.