DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Mike Okauru scored 11 of his 28 points in the two overtime periods, Jaylen Sims also finished with 28 points and UNC Wilmington beat Middle Tennessee 96-90 on Wednesday night in the College Basketball Invitational championship game.
Jaylen Fornes added 19 points for UNC Wilmington (27-9).
Okauru was 10 of 12 from the line as the teams combined for 56 fouls and 89 free-throw attempts.
Sims sank a 3-pointer with 3.5 seconds left in the first overtime to tie it at 81.
The CBI, a 16-team tournament, was held this year at the Ocean Center, a facility that seats 8,020.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.