Drexel 79, N.C.-Wilmington 57

Derrick Thomas scored 19 points, making 3 of 4 shots from beyond

the arc, to lead Drexel to a 79-57 win over UNC Wilmington on

Saturday night.

Samme Givens added 15 points and Damion Lee 14 for the Dragons

(12-5, 4-2 Colonial Athletic Association), who have won four

consecutive games and 10 of 11.

The Seahawks led for most of the first half, but Chris Fouch and

Frantz Massenat hit back-to-back 3-pointers to fuel a 10-0 Dragons’

run and they never trailed again. Drexel led by 14 points at the

break and outscored UNC Wilmington 42-34 in the second half to seal

it.

At the charity stripe, Drexel shot 87.5 percent (14 of 16)

compared to UNC Wilmington’s 55 percent mark (11 of 20).

Keith Rendleman scored 23 points to lead the Seahawks (7-9,

3-3), who have lost consecutive games for the first time since a

season-opening five game slide.