WILMINGTON, N.C. -- Craig Ponder scored 17 points and Keith Rendleman notched his 13th double-double as UNC Wilmington snapped a three-game losing streak with a 76-72 win over Georgia State Wednesday night in Colonial Athletic Association action.
Ponder knocked down three 3-pointers while Rendleman scored 15 points with 10 boards for the Seahawks (9-14, 4-7), who knocked down 52.9 percent (27 of 51) from the field and 9-of-18 shooting from 3-point range.
Georgia State (12-13, 7-5) freshman R.J. Hunter, fresh off a season-high 38 points and a CAA-record-tying 10 3-pointers against Old Dominion, scored 26 points on 6-of-7 3-point shooting Wednesday.
UNC Wilmington avenged an 18-point loss to Georgia State on Jan. 23.
UNC Wilmington led 68-58 with 6:10 left and held off a late Panthers' charge.