UNC Wilmington holds off W Michigan 97-92
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) C.J. Bryce scored 18 points and UNC Wilmington used a big first half to beat Western Michigan 97-92 on Wednesday night.
Devontae Cacok's layup broke a 22-all tie and put the Seahawks in front for good. Ambrose Mosley made three straight 3-pointers, the Seahawks made 8 of 17 from long distance, and UNC Wilmington led 51-32 at halftime.
Western Michigan closed in the second half and outscored the Seahawks 60-46, but ran out of time.
Ambrose Mosley scored a career-high 17 points and made 5 of 9 3-pointers for the Seahawks, Chris Flemmings added 17 and Denzel Ingram scored 16 with 4 of 7 3s.
UNC Wilmington (6-1) finished shooting 12 of 29 from beyond the arc (41.4 percent) and 21 of 28 (75 percent) from the free throw line.
Tucker Haymond scored 24 points for Western Michigan (2-5), Thomas Wilder scored 22 points, Reggie Jones added 16 and Brandon Johnson had 10 with 14 rebounds.