VMI vs UNC-Asheville

UNC Asheville 94, VMI 85

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ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Matt Dickey scored 23 points and four teammates finished in double figures as UNC Asheville defeated Virginia Military Institute Thursday night in Big South Conference play.

The Bulldogs (9-6, 4-0) played team ball against VMI (7-7, 2-2). Dickey's backcourt mate, J.P. Primm, scored 21 points, hit all 10 of his foul shots and had seven assists. Chris Stephenson scored 17 points, Jeremy Atkinson 16 and Trent Meyer came off the Bulldogs' bench to score 10 points.

UNC Asheville shot a season-high 52.6 per cent on 3s (10 of 19), went 20 for 24 at the line and made only nine turnovers.

Stan Okoye had a 23-point, 11-rebound double-double for VMI. Keith Gabriel added 20 points, Michael Sparks 19 and Rodney Glasgow 10. But after getting within four points early in the second half, the Keydets got no closer. UNC Asheville opened up a 61-49 lead and eased on home.

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VMI Keydets
S. Okoye, F349-135-5112323
Q. Upshur, F160-30-00010
D. Covington, C100-00-01030
R. Glasgow, G263-42-205210
R. Burks, G240-73-47733
K. Gabriel297-154-471420
M. Sparks275-85-740219
J. Watson174-40-04018
N. Gore100-22-42022
J. Weethee70-20-00000
Totals 28-5821-2637152185
 48.3%80.8% 
UNC-Asheville Bulldogs
J. Atkinson, F315-106-663316
Q. Jackson, C212-90-25115
M. Dickey, G398-134-653223
J. Primm, G364-1110-1047421
C. Stephenson, G328-150-066517
T. Meyer154-40-000210
K. Hornsby131-20-02312
C. Littlejohn100-20-03110
J. Harn30-00-00000
Totals 32-6620-2432241994
 48.5%83.3% 
Southern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
ETSU13-323-670
Furman13-420-1098
UNC-Green.12-421-8107
Chattanooga10-619-992
Wofford10-715-15198
Samford8-817-12150
Mercer7-913-16207
W. Carolina3-138-21251
VMI3-136-21325
Citadel2-149-20318

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Winthrop14-322-674
UNC-Ash.14-322-868
Liberty14-319-11166
Gardner-Webb10-717-13218
High Point9-815-14228
Radford8-913-16216
Campbell6-1113-16277
Char. So.6-1110-18312
Longwood3-146-22338
Presbyterian1-165-23346
 
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