CHARLESTON, SC – White Lake native Lacey Suggs fired in 17 points for UNC Wilmington Sunday, but a late run in overtime lifted the College of Charleston to a 67-63 Colonial Athletic Association victory over the Lady Seahawks.
Suggs started the fourth quarter with a lay-up then nailed a 3-point shot. The East Bladen grad stole the ball and raced for the lay-up that tied the game with 38 seconds left in regulation and forced overtime.
Another Suggs lay-up 48 seconds into the overtime period gave UNC-Wilmington their final lead of the game at 62-60. Charleston scored the next 5 points to secure the win.
Suggs played all 45 minutes of the game and connected on 6-11 shots from the field and all 4 of her foul shots to finish with a team-high 17 points and grabbed 5 rebounds It was her 13th double-figure game of the season, and the sixth time that Suggs has led the team in scoring.
The 5-10 senior guard is second on the team in scoring (12.2 ppg) and leads the team in rebounding (5.2 rpg).
UNC-Wilmington will travel to Hofstra Friday night.