WILMINGTON, N.C. – Chad Tomko scored 23 points and grabbed eight rebounds as North Carolina-Wilmington defeated Delaware 76-53 on Wednesday night.
Keith Rendleman added 15 points and 11 rebounds before fouling out with three minutes left as the Seahawks (9-7, 3-2 Colonial Athletic Association) sent the Blue Hens (7-8, 2-3) to their 23rd consecutive conference road loss. It also was Delaware's seventh consecutive loss on the Seahawks' home floor.
Devon Saddler led Delaware with 19 points and Jawan Carter added 13.
Tomko and Donte Morales (11 points) led the Seahawks' long-range attack, combining to make 7 of 9 from 3-point range. UNC Wilmington made 10 of 17 3-pointers overall, using the outside attack to negate Jamelle Hagins' shot-blocking presence inside.
Hagins battled foul trouble, blocked five shots and grabbed seven rebounds, but also shot only 1 of 11 from the field.