MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — James Palmer of Nebraska scored 21 points, Ahmad Caver of Old Dominion had 12 points, five rebounds and nine assists and the East beat the West 110-105 in the Reese's College...
Northeastern beats UNC-Wilmington 80-59 in CAA tourney
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Jordan Roland had 21 points as Northeastern easily beat UNC Wilmington 80-59 in the Colonial Athletic Association tournament quarterfinals on Sunday...
Northeastern faces UNCW in CAA quarters
UNC Wilmington (10-22, 6-13) vs. No. 2 seed Northeastern (20-10, 14-4)
Colonial Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, North Charleston Coliseum, North Charleston, South Carolina; Sunday, 5 p.m....
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Jeantal Cylla had 23 points as UNC Wilmington beat Elon 93-86 in the first round of the Colonial Conference tourney on Saturday night.
Coll. Of Charleston defeats UNC-Wilmington 70-61
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Jarrell Brantley scored 23 points and hauled in 10 rebounds, Grant Riller added 22 points and College of Charleston defeated UNC Wilmington 70-61 on Saturday, winning eight...
Charleston looks to sweep UNCW
UNC Wilmington (9-21, 5-12) vs. College of Charleston (22-8, 11-6)
TD Arena, Charleston, South Carolina; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: College of Charleston goes for the season...
Pierce carries William & Mary over UNC Wilmington 71-63
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Justin Pierce had 14 points, nine rebounds and six assists as William & Mary got past UNC Wilmington 71-63 on Saturday.
Santa Ana scores 31 to lead Elon over UNC Wilmington 84-77
ELON, N.C. (AP) — Steven Santa Ana had a season-high 31 points as Elon beat UNC Wilmington 84-77 on Thursday night.
Santa Ana shot 10 for 12 from the line. He added seven...
UNCW tops conference leader Hofstra 87-79, exits CAA cellar
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Devontae Cacok scored 18 points and grabbed 16 rebounds and UNC Wilmington, which started the day in last place in the Colonial Athletic Association, knocked off conference leader Hofstra 87-79 on Saturday night.
Johnson’s steal preserves Delaware’s 70-66 defeat of UNCW
NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Ryan Johnson scored 10 points and his last-second steal cemented Delaware's 70-66 defeat of UNC Wilmington Saturday night.
UNC Wilmington trailed by as many as 20 in the second half but scored 11 unanswered points to kick off a 16-2 run, slicing the lead to 69-66 when Devontae Cacok dunked on a putback with four seconds left. Cacok snared the rebound of a Delaware missed free throw with three seconds on the clock but Johnson picked off a Kai Toews pass as time ran out.
Drexel beats UNC Wilmington 69-57
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Alihan Demir had 20 points on 9-of-14 shooting and grabbed eight rebounds to help Drexel beat UNC Wilmington 69-57 on Thursday night.
The Dragons (12-13, 6-6 Colonial Athletic Association) took the lead for good on Coletrane Washington's 3-pointer with 9:53 left in the game. That sparked an 8-0 run to make it 53-46 for Drexel. Three times, the Seahawks (8-17, 4-8) closed the gap to five, but Drexel pulled away for good with a 10-4 run in the final 3½ minutes.
Puscia, Occeus lead Northeastern past UNC Wilmington 88-71
BOSTON (AP) — Vasa Puscia scored 21 points, Shawn Occeus added 20 with four 3-pointers, and Northeastern pulled away from UNC Wilmington in the second half to win 88-71 on Saturday for its fourth straight victory.
UNC Wilmington tops Drexel 97-83 behind Cacok’s 24 points
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Devontae Cacok scored 24 points and grabbed 12 rebounds for his 12th double-double of the season and UNC Wilmington beat Drexel 97-83 on Saturday.
Ty Gadsden and Jeantal Cylla scored 20 points apiece, Jay Estime' added 11 and Kai Toews dished 13 assists for the Seahawks (8-7, 3-1 Northeast Conference), who scored 24 points off of 11 turnovers and made 11 of 25 3-pointers.
Horton lifts Delaware past UNC-Wilmington 82-69
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Ithiel Horton had a season-high 31 points and made nine 3-pointers as Delaware topped UNC Wilmington 82-69 on Thursday night.
Eric Carter had 14 points and 14 rebounds for the Blue Hens (12-6, 4-1 Colonial Athletic Conference), which earned its fourth straight victory. Ryan Allen added 10 points.
Jay Estime' had 15 points for the Seahawks (6-11, 2-2). Jeantal Cylla added 13 points. Devontae Cacok had 12 points and 12 rebounds.
Cacok, UNC Wilmington turn back Towson 67-61
TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Devontae Cacok led a balanced attack with his 10th double-double of the season and 45th of his career and UNC Wilmington held off Towson 67-61 on Saturday.
Jay Estime' led the Seahawks (6-10, 2-1 Colonial Athletic Association) with 13 points and Jaylen Fornes had 11. Cacok had 10 points and 11 rebounds and Shawn O'Connell scored a career-high 10, with the duo combining to shoot 9 of 10 from the field.
Cylla, Cacok help UNCW beat James Madison 86-83 in 2OT
HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Jeantal Cylla scored a career-high 24 points and Devontae Cacok had his ninth double-double of the season to help UNC Wilmington beat James Madison 86-83 in double overtime on Thursday night.
Riller scores 31 and Charleston holds off UNC Wilmington
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Grant Riller scored 31 points and defending conference champion College of Charleston defeated UNC Wilmington 73-66 in a Colonial Athletic Association opener on Saturday night.
Charleston's win overshadowed a 27-point, 19-rebound game for UNCW's Devontae Cacok.
Mercer holds off UNC Wilmington 77-73
MACON, Ga. (AP) — Ross Cummings hit four 3-pointers and scored 18 points and Jaylen Stowe and Luke Hamilton added 10 points apiece to propel Mercer to a 77-73 victory over UNC Wilmington on Friday night.
Stowe and Hamilton combined to make 8 of 9 shots for the Bears (5-7), who shot 53 percent from the floor and nailed 11 of 23 from 3-point range (48 percent).
UNC Wilmington dominates Eastern Illinois 82-65
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Ty Gadsden hit five 3-pointers and scored 16 of his 19 points in the first half and UNC Wilmington never trailed in beating Eastern Illinois 82-65 Sunday at the Battle in the Blue Ridge tournament.
Devontae Cacok scored 17 and grabbed 13 rebounds for his 40th career double-double and Kai Toews had 10 points and 14 assists for the Seahawks (3-4), who shot 56 percent and hit 11 of 21 3-pointers in the first meeting between the teams.
Cacok scores 17, UNC Wilmington downs Arkansas St. 78-64
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Devontae Cacok scored 17 points and pulled down 10 rebounds, leading four into double-figure scoring, and UNC Wilmington rallied after halftime for its first win, defeating Arkansas State 78-64 Friday night at the Battle in the Blue Ridge Tournament.
Arkansas State led 32-29 at halftime but the Seahawks (1-3) opened the second on a 15-4 run to lead by eight and outscored Arkansas State 49-32 in the final half.
Gadsden, Cacok power UNC Wilmington past Allen 113-74
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Ty Gadsden knocked down 7 of 9 shots from 3-point range and scored a career-high 26 points and Devontae Cacok added a monster double-double to lead UNC Wilmington to a 113-74 victory over NAIA-member Allen University on Sunday.
Cacok grabbed a career-high 26 rebounds to go with 22 points for his third double-double of the season and the 38th of his career — third all-time for the Seahawks (1-3).
Clemons scores 44, Campbell beats UNCW 97-93 in OT
BUIES CREEK, N.C. (AP) — Chris Clemons scored all of Campbell's 15 points in overtime and finished with 44 to help the Camels beat UNC Wilmington 97-93 on Tuesday night in the season opener for both teams.
Andrew Eudy added 21 points on 8-of-11 shooting and Isaac Chatman scored 12 for Campbell.
Clemons made 12 of 24 from the field, including six 3-pointers, and 14 of 16 from the free-throw line. Eudy hit five 3s, grabbed nine rebounds and had five assists.
Talley jumper gives UNC Wilmington 83-82 win over Drexel
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jordon Talley hit a jumper with seconds to go to lift UNC Wilmington to an 83-82 win over Drexel on Saturday in a regular season closer for both teams.
The Seahawks (10-20, 7-11 Colonial Athletic Association) trailed 82-81 with eight seconds left when Talley hit the winning bucket. Drexel's Kurk Lee missed a layup at the other end and Austin Williams failed to make the second-chance shot.
College of Charleston beats UNC Wilmington 88-74
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Grant Riller and Jarrell Brantley combined for 51 points on 19-of-25 shooting, including 7 of 9 from 3-point range, to help College of Charleston beat UNC Wilmington 88-74 on Saturday night for its 10th consecutive win.
Riller made 11 of 14 from the field and finished with 28 points and Brantley hit 4 of 4 on 3-pointers. Joe Chealey had 15 points and Cameron Johnson scored 10 for College of Charleston (22-6, 13-3 Colonial Athletic Association).
Taylor, Cacok lead UNC Wilmington to 87-63 win over Elon
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Ty Taylor II had 19 points and Devontae Cacok added 17 with 21 rebounds as UNC Wilmington got off to a fast start and easily defeated Elon 87-63 on Thursday night.
UNCW reverses 20-point loss to Hofstra with 20-point win
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Devontae Cacok scored 25 points and grabbed 16 rebounds and UNC Wilmington reversed a 20-point loss to Hofstra just 10 days ago with a 90-70 victory over the Pride on Saturday night.
Murphy leads Northeastern over UNC Wilmington, 107-100 in OT
BOSTON (AP) — Tomas Murphy scored eight of his career-high 21 points in overtime to push Northeastern past UNC Wilmington 107-100 on Saturday.
It was the most points Northeastern (15-9, 8-4 Colonial Athletic Association) has scored since putting up 102 against Cal State Northridge in 2005.
Murphy didn't miss a shot in the extra period, making a layup, four free throws, and a two-handed dunk that gave Northeastern a seven-point lead with 55 seconds remaining.
William & Mary hangs on to beat UNC Wilmington 84-81
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Justin Pierce and Connor Burchfield scored 23 points apiece and William & Mary hung on in the face of a second-half rally to beat UNC Wilmington 84-81 on Saturday night.
David Cohn added 13 points with nine assists and Nathan Knight had 11 points for the Tribe (14-7, 7-3 Colonial Athletic Association). Pierce led the team with nine rebounds.
UNC Wilmington rides Cacok past James Madison 71-68
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Devontae Cacok finished with 26 points and 24 rebounds to power UNC Wilmington to a 71-68 victory over James Madison on Thursday night.
Bryan’s lone bucket gives UNCW 80-78 win over Elon in OT
ELON, N.C. (AP) — Jaylen Fornes scored 20 points and Marcus Bryan's only basket of the game was the winning layup with 23.4 seconds left in overtime, and gave UNCW an 80-78 win over Elon on Thursday night.
Daly, Allen score 20-plus, Delaware tops UNCW 96-76
NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Ryan Daly scored a season-high 27 points, Ryan Allen added 23 and the pair combined to make seven of Delaware's 11 3-pointers in a 96-76 victory over UNC Wilmington on Sunday.
Anthony Mosley added 17 points with eight rebounds and a career-high eight assists for Delaware (9-8, 2-2 Colonial Athletic Association). Eric Carter chipped in with 13 points for his fifth double-figure game in the last seven.
Towson beats defending CAA champ UNC Wilmington 89-71
TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Mike Morsell made four 3-pointers and scored 24 points to help Towson beat defending Colonial Athletic Association champion UNC Wilmington 89-71 on Friday night.
The Tigers made 12 of 22 3-pointers — with three from Brian Starr and two apiece by Zane Martin and Jordan McNeil.
Starr and Martin added 12 points apiece for Towson (11-5, 1-2). Eddie Keith II scored 11, Justin Gorham had 10 points and 10 rebounds and McNeil chipped in 10 points.
UNC Wilmington rolls to 107-87 win over Drexel
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Jordon Talley had a season-high 24 points with six assists, Devontae Cacok notched his 10th double-double of the season and UNC Wilmington rolled to a 107-87 victory over Drexel on Tuesday night.
Allen, Daly lead as Delaware edges UNC Wilmington 58-56
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Ryan Allen sank four 3-pointers in the second half and a late free throw by Ryan Daly made the difference as Delaware edged UNC Wilmington 58-56 in a Colonial Athletic Association opener on Saturday night.
Cacok leads UNC Wilmington to 101-60 win over Greensboro
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Devontae Cacok scored 19 points while grabbing 15 rebounds as UNC Wilmington sprinted to an early lead and dominated Division III Greensboro for a 101-60 victory on Thursday night.
Cacok, who had his ninth double-double of the season, had 13 points and 10 rebounds in the first half as UNC Wilmington (3-9) took a 54-32 lead into the break.
Cole, Williams propel Howard over UNC Wilmington
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Freshman RJ Cole poured in a career-high 42 points and Charles Williams added a season-high 30 points as the duo accounted for 90 percent of Howard's offense in an 80-75 victory over UNC Wilmington on Friday at the Sun Bowl Invitational.
North Dakota State shoots past UNC Wilmington, 100-63
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Tyson Ward scored 17 points and Deng Geu and Paul Miller each added 16 as North Dakota State opened the Sun Bowl Invitation Tournament with a 100-63 blowout win over UNC Wilmington on Thursday night.
The Bison put on an offensive show, shooting 61.1 percent from the field for the game and knocking down 14 of 25 from behind the three-point arc.
North Dakota State (6-6) knocked down nine 3-pointers in the first half, using treys to build a 52-28 advantage by intermission.
Furman holds off UNC Wilmington 90-84 behind Sibley, Brown
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Devin Sibley scored 24 points on 9-for-11 shooting from the floor and Andrew Brown added 18 points and Furman beat UNC Wilmington 90-84 on Sunday.
Early in the second half, Brown made a 3-pointer for a 50-48 Furman lead and the Paladins never trailed again. The shot triggered a 15-5 run that involved 3s from Brown, John Davis III and Sibley.
UNC Greensboro rallies to beat UNC Wilmington 71-58
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Francis Alonso scored 19 points with five 3-pointers, Marvin Smith added 15 points with three 3s, and UNC Greensboro rallied to for its third-straight win, 71-58 over UNC Wilmington on Wednesday night.
Tyson’s 30 points help ECU beat UNC Wilmington 93-88 in OT
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — B.J. Tyson scored nine of his career-high 30 points in overtime and Isaac Fleming finished with 21 points to help ECU beat UNC Wilmington 93-88 on Thursday night.
Freshman Shawn Williams had 15 points, Dimitri Spasojevic added 10 and Jabari Craig grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds for ECU.
Evelyn’s 30 points lead Valpo past UNC Wilmington, 79-70
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Bakari Evelyn had a career-high 30 points on 8-of-11 shooting and Tevonn Walker scored seven of his 16 points in the final 48 seconds to help Valparaiso beat UNC Wilmington 79-70 on Saturday night at the Savannah Invitational.
Evelyn, who transferred from Nebraska, hit 3 of 4 from 3-point range and 11 of 12 from the free-throw line and grabbed eight rebounds.
Valpo (7-0) won its first seven games for the first time since the 1966-67 season.
UNC Wilmington holds off Campbell’s late rally, wins 88-84
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Jordon Talley scored 18 points and had 14 assists to help UNC Wilmington hold off Campbell for an 88-84 victory on Saturday night.
Jaylen Fornes added 18 points for UNC Wilmington (2-1). Ty Taylor had 17 points and Devontae Cacok chipped in 16 points and grabbed 17 rebounds.
Marcus Burk scored a career-high 33 points and made eight 3-pointers to lead Campbell (1-2). Chris Clemons added 17 points.
Aldridge’s 37 PTs lifts Davidson past UNC Wilmington 108-81
DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) — Peyton Aldridge had a career-high 37 points, Kellan Grady scored 20 and Davidson ran away from UNC Wilmington 108-81 on Tuesday night.
Aldridge, a senior, went over the 1,500-points career mark during the first half.
Devontae Cacok's dunk put UNC Wilmington up 10-9 to mark the Seahawks' last lead of the game. With the score tied at 13 with 13:44 before halftime, Davidson (2-0) outscored the Seahawks 37-19 for a 50-32 lead at the break.
Talley scores 24 to lead UNC Wilmington past NC Wesleyan
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Jordon Talley scored a career-high 24 points and set the school record for career dunks, Devontae Cacok added 21 points and 16 boards, and UNC Wilmington opened the season era with a 105-81 over Division III NC Wesleyan 105-81.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Defensive-minded Virginia showed it can play with a little offensive tempo, even using five guards to outpace UNC Wilmington.
London Perrantes scored 24 points, Marial Shayok added a career-high 23 off the bench and No. 5 seed Virginia rallied from 15 points down to beat 12th-seeded UNC Wilmington 76-71 in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — C.J. Bryce, Devontae Cacok and company were headed off to celebrate when UNC Wilmington coach Kevin Keatts reminded his jubilant players to take their box scores.
"That's a championship stat sheet," Keatts said. "Get used to that."
They're working on it.
Bryce scored 24 points, and UNC Wilmington clinched its second straight NCAA Tournament berth with a 78-69 victory over College of Charleston in the Colonial Athletic Association championship Monday night.
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Denzel Ingram scored 27 points and Chris Flemmings 26 as top-seeded UNC Wilmington defeated William & Mary 105-94 on Sunday, advancing to Colonial Athletic Association Tournament championship game.
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — C.J. Bryce led a balanced attack with 17 points and No. 1 seed UNC-Wilmington beat Delaware 91-82 on Saturday in the CAA tournament quarterfinals.
The Seahawks play William & Mary in the semifinals Sunday.
Jordon Talley finished with 16 points, Denzel Ingram had 15, Chris Flemmings added 14, and Devontae Cacok chipped in 13 for the Seahawks (27-5). UNC-Wilmington shot 51 percent overall, and reached the free-throw line 34 times, hitting 24.
UNC Wilmington clinches Colonial Athletic Association title
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — C.J. Bryce scored 28 points on 11-of-16 shooting, Devontae Cacok had 11 points and 10 rebounds, and UNC Wilmington clinched the Colonial Athletic Association with an 83-78 victory over Towson on Thursday night.
UNCW scored on seven straight possessions, capped by Denzel Ingram's long 3-pointer for a 75-67 lead with 1:28 left. Towson answered at the other end with Zane Martin's 3 but Jordon Talley made it a seven-point lead again with two free throws with 58 seconds to go.
UNCW avoids collapse, beats Northeastern for record 23rd win
BOSTON (AP) — Chris Flemmings had 21 points on Thursday night and UNC Wilmington beat Northeastern 66-65 to set a program record with its 23rd win this season.
C.J. Bryce added 18 points and nine rebounds for the Seahawks (23-5, 12-3 Colonial Athletic Association) who had a 21-point lead late in the first half and three more times early in the second.