UNC Wilmington Seahawks vs. Towson Tigers - 2/27/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Towson Tigers (20-10) at UNC Wilmington Seahawks (21-7)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 1:00 pm (Trask Coliseum)
The Line: UNC Wilmington Seahawks -8 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Towson Tigers look to end the regular season with a win versus CAA leader the UNC-Wilmington Seahawks.
The Towson Tigers were not given a ton of press in the Colonial so their top four finish has to open some eyes. The Tigers come off of a 69-67 win versus James Madison as a 2.5 point favorite on Thursday night for wins in three of four. The Dukes shot the ball well at 49% but the40% accuracy of Towson along with eight more looks kept them competitive with a few more free throws making a difference.Byron Hawkins led four double digit scorers with 16 points with Timajh Parker –Rivera adding 13 points and nine boards on 6-8. Mike Morsell and Josh Ivory tossed in eleven points apiece while William Adala Moto netted nine points and hauled in eleven rebounds.
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The CAA regular season crown was the North Carolina-Wilmington Seahawks for the taking before preseason favorite Hofstra came to town and walked away with a 70-69 victory Thursday to grab a share of first. The Seahawks were probably celebrating with a 16 point lead heading to the locker room before the Pride came roaring back for an impromptu victory. The Pride hit shots at just under 40% with UNCW countering at 47% with eight more baskets that Hofstra negated with 17 more free throws. The Seahawks received 16 points from Jordan Talley with Craig Ponder tossing in 13. CJ Gettys added ten points and nine rebounds while Denzel Ingram and Chris Flemmings combined for 17 points.
UNCW are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 home games and the over is 8-3 in UNCW last 11 Saturday games while going 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The underdog is 13-3 ATS in the last 16 meetings. This is a must win for the Seahawks so we see what they are made of here but I have no interest...