Chad Tomko scored 21 points and North Carolina-Wilmington made 10 of 16 3-point shots to knock off Penn State 80-69 on Thursday in the first round of the Charleston Classic at the Carolina First Arena.

The Seahawks (2-1) held the Nittany Lions to 32.3 percent from the field (21-for-65) in the first round of the Charleston Classic.

Penn State (2-1) got 29 points from Talor Battle, who made 11 of 12 free throws. The Nittany Lions were 22-for-27 from the foul line for the game.

The Seahawks led 40-31 at halftime after shooting 61.5 percent from the field, including 7-for-11 from 3-point range.

Six players had at least one 3-pointer for UNC-Wilmington and eight scored in the first half.

Penn State, meanwhile, struggled against the Seahawks’ defense, shooting 35.5 percent from the field in the first half, including 2-for-10 from 3-point range.

Will Ohuaregbe was the only other UNC-Wilmington player in double figures with 12 points.