UNCW faces North Carolina Wesleyan
North Carolina Wesleyan vs. UNC Wilmington (2-2)
Raiford G. Trask Coliseum, Wilmington, North Carolina; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The UNC Wilmington Seahawks will be taking on the Battling Bishops of Division III North Carolina Wesleyan. UNC Wilmington lost 87-49 at Davidson in its most recent game.
TEAM LEADERSHIP: Jaylen Sims has averaged 15 points and 5.5 rebounds this year for UNC Wilmington. Complementing Sims is Shykeim Phillips, who is averaging 10.5 points per game.JUMPING FOR JAYLEN: Through four games, UNC Wilmington’s Jaylen Sims has connected on 50 percent of the 20 3-pointers he’s attempted. He’s also converting 70 percent of his foul shots this season.
DID YOU KNOW: UNC Wilmington went 3-9 overall when playing against out-of-conference foes last season. The Seahawks scored 74 points per contest across those 12 contests.