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.
Cacok’s layup and Estime’s 3-pointer put UNCW up 62-52 with 2½ minutes left. But Brian Fobbs scored the last nine points for the Tigers (5-11, 1-3), getting them within four twice in the final minute. Cacok had a dunk and Estime hit a pair of free throws to save the Seahawks.
Fobbs scored 17 points, nine in the last 1:09, for Towson. Tobias Howard and Solomon Uyaelunmo, who had a career-high nine rebounds, added 11 points each.