WILMINGTON, N.C. -- Keith Rendleman scored 23 points and pulled down 15 rebounds and Freddie Jackson made a go-ahead layup with 1:02 left to play as UNC Wilmington defeated Hampton 61-60 Sunday in the final game of the Nations of Coaches Classic.
Jackson finished with 12 and Tanner Milson added 10 points for the Seahawks (3-3), who won despite shooting 4 of 22 from 3-point range.
Hampton (0-4) led for all but 1 minute of the second half before Shane Reybold's layup cut what was a three-point deficit to one, 60-59, with 1:37 left to play.
The Pirates missed a jumper on the other end and Rendleman grabbed one of his 10 second-half rebounds to set up Jackson's go-ahead layup.
The Seahawks held Hampton without a shot attempt over the final minute to seal the win.
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|South Carolina State||12-4||1||19-15|
|North Carolina Central||7-9||6||13-19|
|North Carolina A&T||7-9||6||10-22|