WILMINGTON, N.C. -- Keith Rendleman scored 24 points and grabbed a career-high 18 rebounds to help North Carolina Wilmington beat Delaware 80-75 on Monday in the return to Colonial Athletic Association play for both teams.
Rendleman shot 7 of 12 from the field and knocked down 10 of his 11 free throws. Eight of his rebounds came on the offensive end.
UNC Wilmington (5-7, 1-1) shot 86.7 percent (26 of 30) from the free throw line, with Williams, Smith, Milson and Nate Anderson all shooting 100 percent from the stripe.
Delaware (5-7, 1-1) held UNC Wilmington without a field goal over the final 3:08 but the Seahawks hit clutch free throws down the stretch to seal the victory.