RICHMOND – Top seeded Drexel (25-5) will be playing No. 9 seeded University of North Carolina Wilmington (10-20) in Saturday’s noon Colonial Athletic Association quarterfinal at the Richmond Coliseum.
While top-seeded Drexel had a first-round bye, UNCW defeated No. 8 seed James Madison, 70-59 in today’s opening round game.
Cedrick Williams, a 6-9 freshman, scored 22 points and Keith Rendleman, a 6-foot-8 junior all-conference selection, added 14 for UNCW.
UNCW trailed 13-4 early in the first half but had taken a 34-25 led by intermission.