UNC Wilmington takes down E. Tennessee St. 68-59

BY foxsports • November 20, 2016

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) Devontae Cacok had 17 points and eight rebounds and Chris Flemmings had 15 points and 11 boards to help lift UNC Wilmington past East Tennessee State 68-59 on Sunday.

With the score knotted at 12, UNC Wilmington (3-0) went on a 13-3 run capped by C.J. Bryce's layup with 5:30 to play before halftime to make it 25-15. The Seahawks led 35-23 at intermission.

Flemmings' offensive rebound and put-back layup early in the second half made it 41-23.

Hanner Mosquera-Perea's dunk brought the Buccaneers to within 44-35. Later, A.J. Merriweather's jumper made it 61-56 with 4:11 to go before UNC Wilmington outscored the Bucs 7-3 the rest of the way.

Flemings hit a 3 with 2:54 left to give the Seahawks a nine-point lead.

T.J. Cromer led East Tennessee State (2-1) with 22 points and Mosquera-Perea had 10 points and nine rebounds.

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