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.
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.
Georgia Southern soars over Bluefield State 120-52
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Ike Smith had 20 points to lead seven Georgia Southern players in double figures as the Eagles soared past Division II Bluefield State 120-52 on Thursday night for their third straight win.
Jake Allsmiller had 17 points, Shawn O'Connell 14 with 11 rebounds and Quan Jackson added a career-best 13 points for Georgia Southern (3-0). Tookie Brown had 12 points and Jared Hamilton chipped in 11 points as 11 Eagles put points on the board.