Wofford 37
Nwilmingtn 49
Date of game: 11/24/2012

Recap: UNC-Wilmington vs. Wofford

Wilmington, NC (Sports Network) - Cedrick Williams recorded a double-double with 10 points and 15 rebounds as the UNC Wilmington Seahawks defeated the Wofford Terriers, 49-37, in the a game that was part of the Nations of Coaches Classic at Trask Coliseum.

Keith Rendleman scored a team-high 16 points for UNCW (2-3), which snapped a three-game losing streak with the win. Freddie Jackson provided a spark off the bench with eight points and six rebounds.

Spencer Collins paced the Terriers (2-5) with 13 points while Lee Skinner pulled down nine rebounds.

Both teams struggled on the offensive end in the opening 20 minutes. Wofford shot just 36.4 percent from the field and missed all three of its attempts at the charity stripe. Despite making only 40 percent of their field goals and just 5-of-10 at the free throw line, the Seahawks were in front for most of the first half and took a 25-19 advantage into the intermission.

Although UNCW made just 8-of-23 attempts from the field after the break, it managed to coach to the double-digit victory by holding the Terriers to 24.1 percent shooting from the floor.

The Seahawks held a 44-30 advantage in the rebounding battle and scored six second chance points.

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