UNCW women hold off Longwood 35-33

Longwood at UNCW

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - GiGi Smith scored a game-high 12 points and added a career-high eight rebounds to lead UNCW past Longwood 35-33 at Trask Coliseum on Friday.

The Seahawks and Lancers combined for 52 turnovers Longwood committed 31 turnovers as a team.

"Everyone knew it was ugly sweater day, but I didn't know it was going to be an ugly game,” said UNCW head coach Karen Barefoot. “Still it was good to come away with the win.”

UNCW (6-4) remains undefeated in five games on their home court. The Seahawks close out its non-conference schedule on Sunday, Dec. 30, whe the Seahawks visit East Carolina for a 2 p.m. matinee.

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