CHARLESTON, SC (WWAY) — UNCW women’s basketball and the College of Charleston went down to the wire on Friday night in the CAA regular season finale. The Seahawks made the plays they needed to down the stretch to pull out the 66-62 win over the Cougars.
UNCW’s GiGi Smith kept her campaign alive for the CAA women’s basketball player of the year. She finished with a game high 20 points and 10 rebounds in the win. Paige Powell was big off the bench for UNCW, chipping in 16 points on 5-8 shooting from the field.
Darien Huff led four Charleston players in scoring with 13 points and seven rebounds.
With the win UNCW finishes the regular season with an 18-11 record, 11-7 in the CAA. The Seahawks will now have to wait and see where they finish in the conference standings. The CAA tournament bracket should be released later this weekend.