Towson 79, N.C.-Wilmington 74
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP)
Craig Ponder scored 23 points, Tyree Graham had 18, and Keith Rendleman had 14 points and 21 rebounds for the Seahawks (5-8).
The Tigers led 59-40 on Marcus Damas' layup with 11:53 remaining, but the Ospreys battled back. They closed to 71-65 on Graham's 3-pointer with 2:24 to go, and 72-68 on another Graham 3-pointer with 59 seconds left. He made four 3-pointers from 59-40 to keep the Ospreys close with the Tigers.
With 20 seconds left, Ponder made two foul shots to narrow the margin to 75-72, but the Tigers held on.
The Ospreys outscored the Tigers 46-35 in the second half.