Sims leads UNC Wilmington past College of Charleston 85-79

Jaylen Sims had a season-high 27 points as UNC Wilmington won its eighth consecutive home game, topping College of Charleston 85-79

WILMINGTON, N.C. -- Jaylen Sims scored a season-high 27 points as UNC Wilmington extended its home winning streak to eight games, beating College of Charleston 85-79 on Saturday night.

James Baker Jr. added 23 points and three blocks for the Seahawks.

Shykeim Phillips had 14 points for UNC Wilmington (17-7, 11-2 Colonial Athletic Association). Jaylen Fornes added 10 points.

John Meeks had 21 points and nine rebounds for the Cougars (13-10, 5-6). Brenden Tucker added 13 points. Raekwon Horton had 11 points.

The Seahawks improve to 2-0 against the Cougars on the season. UNC Wilmington defeated College of Charleston 86-78 on Jan. 17.

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