UNC Wilmington led throughout the first half and was up 34-30 at the break, but the Bobcats took charge early in the second as Ndour's layup started a 9-0 run for a 39-34 advantage. The Seahawks could never regain the lead as Ohio pushed its advantage 55-41 with 8:20 remaining. Ohio won the second half 42-19.
The Bobcats made 26 of 57 from the floor (45.6 percent) while limiting UNC Wilmington to 20-of-64 shooting (31.3 percent). The Seahawks made just 6 of 35 shots in the second half.