Roland lifts Northeastern past UNC-Wilmington 81-77
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Jordan Roland had 19 points as Northeastern narrowly beat UNC Wilmington 81-77 on Thursday night. Donnell Gresham Jr. added 17 points for the Huskies, while Bolden Brace chipped in 16. Brace also had six rebounds for the Huskies.
Anthony Green had 12 points and 11 rebounds for Northeastern (16-9, 10-3 Colonial Athletic Association), which won its fifth consecutive game.
Jeantal Cylla had 19 points for the Seahawks (8-19, 4-10), who now have lost six consecutive games for the second time this season. Kai Toews added 17 points and 10 assists. Ty Gadsden had 14 points.
The Huskies improve to 2-0 against the Seahawks this season. Northeastern defeated UNC Wilmington 88-71 on Jan. 19. Northeastern takes on College of Charleston on the road on Saturday. UNC Wilmington matches up against Hofstra at home on Saturday.