WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) Keith Rendleman tied his season high with 23 points and turned in his fourth double-double this year as UNC Wilmington topped UNC Greensboro 87-73 Wednesday night in a nonconference contest.
Rendleman pulled down 12 rebounds and also hit 8 of 12 from the floor and 7 of 13 from the foul line. Cedrick Williams led the Seahawks (5-6) with 15 rebounds, while Craig Ponder had 19 points and Freddie Jackson had 14.
Trevis Simpson led UNC Greensboro (2-7) with 19 points.
UNC Wilmington shot 50.8 percent (30 of 59) from the field and 56.2 percent (9 of 16) from 3-point range. The Seahawks outrebounded the Spartans 48-37, and kept UNC Greensboro to 36.8 percent (25 of 68) from the field and 4-of-20 shooting from 3-point range.
The Seahawks made the final seven points of the first half and kept UNC Greensboro scoreless for the final 3:22 before halftime.