Appalachian St. 101, N.C.-Wilmington 108
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP)—Johnny Wolf and Chad Tomko each scored 27 points to help lead UNC-Wilmington in a 108-101 overtime win against Appalachain State on Friday night.
Tomko added eight steals and Dominique Lacy chipped in 23 points for the Seahawks (1-0), who overcame a 51-36 halftime defecit to clinch the win.
Donald Sims paced the Mountaineers (0-1) with 24 points, and Eduardo Bermudez added 18 points in a losing effort.
The Seahawks outscored the Mountaineers 60-45 in the second half, and then went on a 12-5 run in the extra frame to seal the victory.
UNC-Wilmington hit 12 3-pointers in the game, including Tomko’s shot with his squad trailing 96-93 with 20 seconds remaining in regulation to sedn the game into overtime.