Scores

Final

UNC-Wilmington 70

(5-5, 3-4 away)

East Carolina 68

(6-2, 5-1 home)

    5:00 PM ET, December 1, 2013

    Minges Coliseum, Greenville, North Carolina

    1 2 T
    UNCW 31 3970
    ECU 31 3768

    Top Performers

    North Carolina-Wilmington: C. Williams 17 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 3 Blk

    East Carolina: C. White 14 Pts, 2 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Blk

    UNC-Wilmington holds off East Carolina 70-68

    Associated Press

    GREENVILLE, N.C. -- Cedrick Williams scored 17 points and grabbed nine rebounds and UNC-Wilmington held off high-scoring East Carolina 70-68 on Sunday.

    Addison Spruill and Shane Reybold added 15 points each for UNC-Wilmington

    UNC-Wilmington (5-5) led most of the first half but Caleb White's 3-pointer tied the score at 31 going in to the break.

    Wilmington gave up the lead to the Pirates (45-43) at eight minutes into the second half, but neither team could stay in front during the second half until three layups by Freddie Jackson and a dunk by Williams put the Seahawks up by five with 25 seconds left.

    East Carolina (6-1) fought back, closing to within two points, but Cedrick Williams blocked a potential game-tying layup by Prince Williams at the buzzer in getting the win.

    Paris Campbell led the Pirates with 15 points and Brandon Stith grabbed 13 rebounds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UNCW
    ECU
    Points 70 68
    FG Made-Attempted 28-58 (.483) 24-61 (.393)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-14 (.286) 8-25 (.320)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-17 (.588) 12-15 (.800)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 11 (0/0) 15 (0/0)

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