Delaware edges UNC-Wilmington 66-65

BY foxsports • February 1, 2014

NEWARK, Del. (AP) Devon Saddler scored 15 points and Delaware put together a late rally to edge UNC-Wilmington 66-65 on Saturday and remain unbeaten in conference play.

Delaware (16-7, 8-0 Colonial Athletic Association) scored the last four points of the game, taking the lead with 26 seconds left as Saddler found Carl Baptiste for a layup.

Saddler blocked Chris Dixon's shot with 4 seconds left to preserve the win for the Blue Hens.

UNC-Wilmington (6-16, 0-7) led 65-62 with 1:55 left after a Shane Reybold basket, but turned the ball over twice and had two shots blocked down the stretch as Delaware erased the deficit.

Davon Usher added 13 points and Baptiste had 10 points and eight boards.

Cedrick Williams had 18 points on 8-of-12 shooting for the Seahawks and Addison Spruill added 16.

The Blue Hens extended their win streak to 10 games, while UNC-Wilmington dropped its 11th consecutive game.

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