N.C.-Wilmington 80, Delaware 75
Keith Rendleman scored 24 points and grabbed a career-high 18
rebounds to help North Carolina Wilmington beat Delaware 80-75 on
Monday in the return to Colonial Athletic Association play for both
Rendleman shot 7 of 12 from the field and knocked down 10 of his
11 free throws. Eight of his rebounds came on the offensive
Cedrick Williams, Adam Smith and Tanner Milson scored 10 points
apiece for UNC Wilmington. The Seahawks bench outscored Delaware’s
UNC Wilmington (5-7, 1-1) shot 86.7 percent (26 of 30) from the
free throw line, with Williams, Smith, Milson and Nate Anderson all
shooting 100 percent from the stripe.
Devon Saddler led Delaware with 22 points and Jamelle Hagins
added 21 and nine rebounds.
Delaware (5-7, 1-1) held UNC Wilmington without a field goal
over the final 3:08 but the Seahawks hit clutch free throws down
the stretch to seal the victory.