Seahawk men’s hoops takes out JMU in double-overtime

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HARRISONBURG,VA (WWAY)–UNCW men’s basketball trailed in both overtime periods on Thursday night on the road at James Madison, but the Seahawks pulled out the thrilling 86-83 win in CAA action.

It was a career night for the redshirt junior Jeantal Cylla. The FIU transfer scored a team-high 24 points, he was one of three Seahawks in double figures. It was another night another double-double for Devontae Cacok. The senior notched his 9th this season with 18 points and 19 rebounds.

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UNCW was able to snap their six game losing streaking and win their conference road opener. The tally in the win column improves the Seahawks to now 5-9 overall and 1-1 in CAA play.

The road trip will continue for C.B. McGrath and UNCW this weekend when they travel up to Maryland to take on Towson. The Seahawks and Tigers will tip-off at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday afternoon.