WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) Jaylen Sims had 15 points to lead five UNC Wilmington players in double figures as the Seahawks narrowly defeated Campbell 81-76 in overtime on Tuesday night.
UNCW dominated the overtime period, scoring 14 of the first 16 points to build a 74-62 lead with 2:40 remaining.
Campbell last led 43-41 after a dunk by Cedric Henderson with 14:08 remaining in the second half. The Seahawks scored the next 10 points and held the lead until Campbell's Jesus Carralero threw down a dunk to tie it at 59 with 1:13 to go. The teams swapped a series of free throws with Campbell's Cory Gensler making a pair with 2 seconds remaining to send it to overtime.