Radford beats NC-Wilmington 69-67 on buzzer beater

RADFORD, Va. (AP) Kion Brown hit a hook shot in the lane as time ran out, lifting Radford to a 69-67 victory over North Carolina-Wilmington on Saturday.

Brown scored four of his career-high 17 points in the final 39 seconds as Radford (7-5) battled to get past the Seahawks (5-3).

Radford won on a buzzer-beater for the third time this season.

With North Carolina-Wilmington (5-3) down five in the last three minutes, Chris Flemmings started a 7-0 rally and tied the game at 65 with 1:03 left.

Brown and Craig Ponder traded baskets to push the tie to 67 and Radford called a timeout with 11 seconds left. Brown's hook shot rolled in as the buzzer sounded.

Taj Owens scored a career-high 16 points with three assists and three steals.

Flemmings scored 16 points on 6-for-8 shooting, C.J. Bryce added 14, while Ponder and Jordon Talley had 10 each.

The lead changed hands eight times with seven ties.

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