Hofstra 87, N.C.-Wilmington 70

Cornelius Vines scored 24 points and Charles Jenkins added 22,

leading Hofstra in an 87-70 win over North Carolina-Wilmington on

Saturday night.

Vines hit seven 3-pointers and Jenkins went 9-for-10 from the

free throw line for the Pride (14-13, 7-8 Colonial Athletic

Association), who have won back-to-back games and five of their

last six.

The Pride (83.3 percent) outshot the Seahawks (58.3 percent) at

the free throw line, but UNC-Wilmington had a 43.8 percent mark on

3-pointers. Hofstra finished just 39.1 percent from beyond the


The Seahawks led 6-2 less than 2 minutes into the game, but the

Pride put together a 19-6 run and never trailed again. Vines hit

two straight 3-pointers to help spark the spree.

Greg Washington added 11 points for Hofstra and Nathaniel Lester

had 10.

Ahmad Grant paced the Seahawks (8-18, 4-11) with 23 points.