WILMINGTON, N.C. – Jamarco Warren scored 20 points to lead Charleston Southern to a 63-58 victory over North Carolina-Wilmington on Saturday night.
Warren was 9 of 10 from the free-throw line and added seven rebounds and five assists. Kelvin Martin added 13 points and nine rebounds as the Buccaneers (15-14) won their second consecutive game.
Charleston Southern took the lead for good on a free throw by Warren with 5:59 remaining. The Buccaneers built the advantage to 53-47 on Warren's layup with 4:28 left, but UNC Wilmington (13-15) cut the margin to three on three occasions, including 61-58 with 13 seconds left.
Warren hit two more free throws to seal the victory.
Charleston Southern was 17 of 21 from the free-throw line (81 percent).
Chad Tomko had 21 points on seven 3-pointers and Keith Rendleman added 12 points and nine rebounds for the Seahawks.