ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) Jaylen Sims had 24 points as UNC Wilmington defeated UNC Asheville 76-68 on Friday.

Jake Boggs had 19 points and three blocks for UNC Wilmington (1-1). Mike Okauru added 14 points and 10 rebounds and Ty Gadsden had 12 points.

Trent Stephney had 14 points for the Bulldogs (0-1). Tajion Jones and Evan Clayborne each had 12 points.

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