Delaware 79, N.C.-Wilmington 78
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP)
Delaware's Devon Saddler scored 24 points to reach 1,600 for his career and has reached double figures in 35 consecutive games.
The Blue Hens (16-13, 11-5 Colonial Athletic Association) have won five of their last six, dropping only a 72-71 contest to James Madison on Feb. 17.
Delaware, which also beat the Seahawks 71-56 on Feb. 2, led by as many as 10 points, but UNC Wilmington tied it with 16:42 left.
Knotted for the 12th time, at 78-78, Brinkley sank his free throw with 1:07 remaining to end the scoring. The Seahawks' Chris Dixon missed a jumper with 1 second left.
Keith Rendleman's season-high 26 points led UNC Wilmington (10-18, 5-11), which has lost four of its past five.