Carter, Fountain led UNCW to 77-69 victory over Northeastern

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WILMINGTON, N.C. (Ap)—T.J. Carter and Daniel Fountain scored 17 points each as UNC-Wilmington defeated Northeastern 77-69 Wednesday night and stretched the Seahawks’ winning streak to three games.

Vladimir Kuljanin scored 14 points and Todd Hendley added 11 for the Seahawks (12-8, 5-3 Colonial Athletic Association).

Matt Janning led all scorers with 21 points for the Huskies (7-11, 3-5 CAA), who lost for the third time in four games. Manny Adako, Vinny Lima and Baptiste Bataille scored 10 points each.

The Huskies, who trailed 35-25 at halftime, pulled within 48-44 with 9:45 remaining. But Carter scored 11 points in a span of 5 1/2 minutes.

The Seahawks, the top free-throw shooting team in the CAA, made 16-of-19 on Wednesday night.

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M. Janning M. Janning
8-13,  21 Pts
2 Rebs, 4 Assists
 N.C. Wilmington
D. Fountain D. Fountain
5-7,  17 Pts
2 Rebs, 2 Assists

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