UNC-Asheville vs UNC-Wilmington

N.C.-Wilmington 67, UNC Asheville 59

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WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) - Cedrick Williams turned in a double-double, and UNC Wilmington won 67-59 over UNC Asheville in a nonconference affair that featured eight lead changes.

The Seahawks, playing in their season opener, trailed 51-49 with just over four minutes left when Tanner Milson drained a 3-pointer and Keith Rendleman tossed down a dunk to put UNC Wilmington into the lead.

UNC Asheville (1-1) clawed back as close as 56-55, but two Rendleman free throws jumpstarted a 7-0 run to help the Seahawks ensure victory.

Williams finished with a team-best 15 points and a game-high 13 rebounds.

The second half featured six lead changes, with neither team leading by more than five until UNC Wilmington's final advantage.

UNC Wilmington has won each of the past 11 meetings between the intrastate rivals.

The Bulldogs' Jeremy Atkinson led all scorers with 17 points.

UNC Asheville connected on just 2 of 17 3-point shots.

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Scoreboard
NC-Asheville (1-1)273259
NC-Wilmington (1-0) «274067

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UNC-Asheville Bulldogs
J. Atkinson, F285-96-850417
J. Nwannunu, F152-42-210026
D. Cunningham, C343-115-691411
T. Meyer, G394-142-272411
K. Hornsby, G210-40-00010
W. Weeks284-81-31419
M. Neely252-41-22115
S. Hughes100-40-03020
Totals 20-5817-233981959
 34.5%73.9% 
UNC-Wilmington Seahawks
C. Williams, F286-113-4130315
K. Rendleman, F275-104-590514
F. Jackson, G311-50-04433
C. Dixon, G250-71-20221
T. Milson, G242-92-21327
T. Graham153-53-402112
C. Ponder150-30-04100
S. Reybold111-22-44004
D. Sherwood103-40-00127
L. Hager91-20-01232
M. Wilson51-10-02002
Totals 23-5915-2139152167
 39%71.4% 
Big South
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Liberty0-08-3199
UNC-Ash.0-06-4162
Winthrop0-06-4178
Radford0-05-4145
Presbyterian0-06-5251
Campbell0-05-5310
Char. So.0-04-5327
High Point0-04-6305
Gardner-Webb0-04-8278
Longwood0-03-8351

Colonial Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Towson0-010-127
Charleston0-07-3183
Hofstra0-07-3103
Will. & Mary0-07-3106
Elon0-07-4117
Northeastern0-06-4141
Drexel0-05-6210
Delaware0-04-6266
J. Madison0-04-8347
UNC-Wilm.0-02-7271
 
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UTMA 57 Final
CINCY 80
ALB 60 Final
OHST 82
SELA 47 Final
WISC 87
FAU 56 Final
UNC 80
ALST 35 Final
FLA 84
MAN 51 Final
LOU 79
SYR 62 Final
SDSU 49
JAST 47 Final
BAYL 78
CHSO 73 Final
ARIZ 82