UNC-Asheville vs Winthrop

UNC Asheville 73, Winthrop 68

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ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) - Matt Dickey scored seven of his 18 points in overtime as UNC Asheville rallied from a 14-point second-half deficit to outlast Winthrop 73-68 on Saturday.

The Bulldogs (7-6, 2-0 Big South Conference) outscored the Eagles 12-7 in overtime, snapping a two-game losing streak. Winthrop lost its fourth straight game.

Chris Stephenson added 17 points for UNC Asheville.

The Eagles (4-10, 1-2), coming off a 92-86 overtime loss to Georgia, led by 10 in the first half and 32-27 at the break. With Winthrop ahead 41-27 early in the second, UNC Asheville began chipping away.

The Bulldogs got within a point three times before Keith Hornsby's three-point play tied it at 61 with 23 seconds left in regulation.

Dickey's two foul shots with 1:16 to go in overtime put UNC Asheville ahead for good.

The Eagles committed 28 turnovers compared to the Bulldogs' 21.

Andre Jones led Winthrop with 15 points.

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UNC-Asheville Bulldogs
J. Atkinson, F220-31-24111
Q. Jackson, F141-20-01013
M. Dickey, G455-127-763318
C. Stephenson, G385-115-654417
J. Primm, G364-133-442313
K. Hornsby313-94-632111
J. Harn263-40-02036
J. Nwannunu81-22-21014
T. Meyer50-00-00000
Totals 22-5622-2732121773
 39.3%81.5% 
Winthrop Eagles
G. Valentine, F415-83-492413
J. Bourne, F324-41-35029
R. Middleton, G425-112-247413
A. Jones, G397-170-042315
D. Henry, G150-40-02010
J. Jerome280-32-24212
M. Morgan124-42-210511
A. Smith111-20-00103
L. Brown51-20-21022
G. Gamble00-00-00000
R. King00-00-00010
Totals 27-5510-1533142368
 49.1%66.7% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Winthrop15-326-770
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Gardner-Webb11-719-14186
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Radford8-1014-18227
Campbell7-1119-18247
Char. So.7-1112-19295
Longwood3-156-24343
Presbyterian1-175-25347
 
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