Wilmington’s starting five all score in double-digits in 76-68 win over Caldwell

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The Wilmington University men’s basketball team earned their seventh victory of the season on Saturday as the team defeated the Caldwell University Cougars 76-68. Wilmington is finding their groove as the team has now won three straight games.

The leading scorer in the win for the Wildcats was sophomore guard Caleb Matthews, who scored 17 points.

Four other Wildcats scored in double digits in the win, which was junior guard Randy Rickards (16), junior guard Justin Thomas (11), freshman guard Ethan Tarte (10), and Graduate student guard Danny Walsh (14).

WilmU had the advantage in multiple categories in the game, which included points in the paint (36-26), assists (18-12), and steals (6-2).

The Wildcats also had the advantage in shooting as well, with the team shooting 48.1%(26-54) and Caldwell shooting 34.3%(23-67). Wilmington was also the better team at the three-point line in this game as the team shot 41.7%(5-12), and the Cougars shot 28.6% (8-28). 

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