UNC-Wilmington @ Delaware
Current Records: UNC-Wilmington 21-7; Delaware 13-15
What to Know
The Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens and the UNC-Wilmington Seahawks are set to square off in a Colonial matchup at 4 p.m. ET Feb. 18 at Bob Carpenter Center Acierno Arena. The teams split their matchups last year, with UNC-Wilmington winning the first 69-62 and the Fightin' Blue Hens taking the second 59-55.
Delaware suffered a grim 95-72 defeat to the Towson Tigers on Thursday.
Meanwhile, the Drexel Dragons typically have all the answers at home, but on Thursday UNC-Wilmington proved too difficult a challenge. UNC-Wilmington escaped with a win by the margin of a single free throw, 72-71.
Barring any buzzer beaters, Delaware is expected to win a tight contest Saturday. But bettors beware: they are only 4-10 against the spread when favored.
The Fightin' Blue Hens came out on top in a nail-biter against the Seahawks when the two teams previously met in March of last year, sneaking past 59-55. Delaware's win shoved UNC-Wilmington out of the playoffs, so they have a target on their back.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 4 p.m. ET
- Where: Bob Carpenter Center Acierno Arena -- Newark, Delaware
- Follow: CBS Sports App
The Fightin' Blue Hens are a slight 1.5-point favorite against the Seahawks, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The line on this game has moved quite a bit since it opened, as it started out with the Seahawks as a 1.5-point favorite.
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Delaware and UNC-Wilmington both have eight wins in their last 16 games.
- Mar 08, 2022 - Delaware 59 vs. UNC-Wilmington 55
- Feb 26, 2022 - UNC-Wilmington 69 vs. Delaware 62
- Dec 29, 2021 - UNC-Wilmington 70 vs. Delaware 68
- Jan 24, 2021 - Delaware 67 vs. UNC-Wilmington 62
- Jan 23, 2021 - UNC-Wilmington 77 vs. Delaware 70
- Feb 29, 2020 - Delaware 82 vs. UNC-Wilmington 65
- Dec 28, 2019 - Delaware 82 vs. UNC-Wilmington 68
- Feb 09, 2019 - Delaware 70 vs. UNC-Wilmington 66
- Jan 10, 2019 - Delaware 82 vs. UNC-Wilmington 69
- Jan 07, 2018 - Delaware 96 vs. UNC-Wilmington 76
- Dec 30, 2017 - Delaware 58 vs. UNC-Wilmington 56
- Mar 04, 2017 - UNC-Wilmington 91 vs. Delaware 82
- Feb 04, 2017 - UNC-Wilmington 108 vs. Delaware 80
- Jan 07, 2017 - UNC-Wilmington 91 vs. Delaware 81
- Jan 21, 2016 - UNC-Wilmington 79 vs. Delaware 70
- Jan 09, 2016 - UNC-Wilmington 85 vs. Delaware 67