WILMINGTON, N.C. -- Craig Ponder scored 17 points and Keith Rendleman notched his 13th double-double as UNC Wilmington snapped a three-game losing streak with a 76-72 win over Georgia State Wednesday night in Colonial Athletic Association action.
Ponder knocked down three 3-pointers while Rendleman scored 15 points with 10 boards for the Seahawks (9-14, 4-7), who knocked down 52.9 percent (27 of 51) from the field and 9-of-18 shooting from 3-point range.
Georgia State (12-13, 7-5) freshman R.J. Hunter, fresh off a season-high 38 points and a CAA-record-tying 10 3-pointers against Old Dominion, scored 26 points on 6-of-7 3-point shooting Wednesday.
UNC Wilmington avenged an 18-point loss to Georgia State on Jan. 23.
UNC Wilmington led 68-58 with 6:10 left and held off a late Panthers' charge.
Maryland point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.
Louisville's Chinanu Onuaku, who recently underwent a medical procedure to correct a heart rhythm issue detected during the combine, will keep his name in the NBA draft pool.
Andrew White III will return to the Nebraska men's basketball team next season after removing his name from the NBA draft.