UNC Wilmington holds off upset-minded Charleston, 66-64

BALTIMORE (AP) Marcus Bryan scored 16 points and No. 2 seed UNC Wilmington needed a strong second-half comeback to beat No. 7 seed College of Charleston in a Colonial Athletic Association tournament quarterfinal Saturday.

Charleston took a 40-27 lead into intermission by shooting 7 of 9 from beyond the arc while the Seahawks were 0 for 6 from deep.

UNC Wilmington hit 12 of 22 from the field, including 7 of 12 from deep in the second half.

The Seahawks had the game tied four minutes into the second half and took the lead for good on C.J. Bryce's 3-point play with 6:38 left.

Jarrell Brantley pulled Charleston within a point, 65-64. Jordon Talley's free throw with five seconds left gave the Seahawks (23-7) a two-point lead, but Brantley missed a jumper to tie the game with a second left.

Cameron Johnson had 21 points for Charleston (17-14).

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