Delaware (8-18, 7-8 Colonial) used a 17-2 run midway through the second half, including eight points from Kyle Anderson, to erase the deficit. Marvin King-Davis then scored the first six of a 10-point run to bump the Blue Hens lead to 48-44 with 10:42 left.
The Seahawks (15-11, 10-5) never got closer, as they were 4 of 15 down the stretch. Craig Ponder led UNCW with 14 points. Jackson added 10 points and 10 boards.
King-Davis finished with 16 points and eight rebounds for Delaware, while Anderson added 11.