Men's Basketball Falls To UNC-Wilmington, 71-53

Nov. 24, 2003

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) - Halston Lane scored 16 points to lead UNC-Wilmington to a 71-53 win over JU on Monday night.

Aaron Coombs added 11 points and Ed Spencer scored 10 points for the Seahawks (2-0).

UNC-Wilmington led 32-26 at the half, then broke the game open with a 14-0 run during a three-minute span early in the second half.

Spencer led the drive with a transition layup at 17:33 for a 34-28 lead. Taylor Lay had a putback with 14:01 remaining to give the Seahawks an 18-point lead.

UNC-Wilmington (2-0) shot 48 percent in the team's eighth straight home win.

JU's Haminn Quaintance scored 10 points and Jure Lozancic had seven rebounds. The Dolphins shot 38 percent.