The Charleston Cougars and UNC Wilmington Seahawks meet Wednesday in college basketball action at the Trask Coliseum. The Charleston Cougars look for their 17th win. The UNC Wilmington Seahawks look for their 15th win.
The Charleston Cougars are averaging 80.8 points on 44.4 percent shooting and allowing 70.6 points on 44.5 percent shooting. Dalton Bolon is averaging 12.9 points and 1.1 assists, while Ryan Larson is averaging 11.1 points and 3 rebounds. Pat Robinson III is the third double-digit scorer and Reyne Smith is grabbing 1.7 rebounds. The Charleston Cougars are shooting 32.8 percent from beyond the arc and 74.4 percent from the free throw line. The Charleston Cougars are allowing 33.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37.2 rebounds per game.
The UNC Wilmington Seahawks are averaging 71.7 points on 45.9 percent shooting and allowing 62.9 points on 42 percent shooting. Trazarien White is averaging 14.1 points and 1.7 assists, while Shykeim Phillips is averaging 9.6 points and 2.9 rebounds. Maleeck Harden-Hayes is grabbing 4.1 rebounds and Amari Kelly is grabbing 4.8 rebounds. The UNC Wilmington Seahawks are shooting 34.3 percent from beyond the arc and 72.4 percent from the free throw line. The UNC Wilmington Seahawks are allowing 30.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.6 rebounds per game.
The Cougars are 9-3 ATS in their last 12 road games and 16-7 ATS in their last 23 games overall. The Seahawks are 16-5 ATS in their last 21 home games and 33-9 ATS in their last 42 games overall. The under is 10-3 in Cougars last 13 overall. The over is 5-2 in Seahawks last 7 overall. The underdog is 5-1-1 ATS in the last 7 meetings.
This is one of the biggest games of the night and is a must-watch for CBB fans. The Charleston Cougars have been the more impressive team, but the truth is there hasn't been a ton of separation up to this point. As good as the Cougars are, UNC Wilmington has been above average at both ends and wins at home by an average of 26.2 points. Whichever team was getting points was the side I was going to take. Both teams are great.