Cacok, Toews lead Seahawks to victory

Cacok, Toews lead Seahawks to victory
Senior forward Devontae Cacok and freshman guard Kai Toews each finished with double-doubles to lead UNCW to an 82-65 rout of Eastern Illinois at Battle In The Blue Ridge on Sunday. (Source: UNCW)

ASHEVILLE, NC (WECT) - Senior forward Devontae Cacok and freshman guard Kai Toews each finished with double-doubles to lead UNCW to an 82-65 rout of Eastern Illinois at Battle In The Blue Ridge on Sunday.

The Seahawks (3-4) went 2-1 in the Thanksgiving holiday tournament at U.S. Cellular Arena.

Cacok put up 17 points and 13 rebounds in the victory while Toews finished with 10 points and 14 assists.

UNCW guard Ty Gadsden led the team with 19 points, including 16 in the first half.

“We played hard and played together as a team,” Seahawk coach C.B. McGrath said. “We had good energy and fed off of each other. We played unselfish. We got some good looks. I was proud of our guys.”

The Seahawks play host to East Carolina on Tuesday.

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