UNC-Asheville vs Presbyterian

UNC Asheville 66, Presbyterian 58

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ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Jaron Lane scored 23 points and UNC Asheville shot 50 percent (25 of 50) from the field as the Bulldogs beat Presbyterian 66-58 on Saturday night.

Presbyterian cut the Bulldogs' nine-point halftime lead to four, 46-42, behind two Khalid Mutakabbir free throws with 9:06 left to play.

However, UNC Asheville used a 12-2 run to jump ahead 58-44 and seal the win.

Presbyterian (8-11, 2-7 Big South Conference) held a slim lead throughout the first 10 minutes of the game but wouldn't get any closer than two after the Bulldogs took their first lead with 10:47 left in the first half.

UNC Asheville (14-7, 9-1) dished out 16 assists, compared to just six for Presbyterian, and recorded 11 steals.

Pierre Miller led Presbyterian with 18 points, scoring all of his points on 3-pointers. Al'Lonzo Coleman added 12 points and 13 boards for the Blue Hose, who have lost five straight.

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NC-Asheville (14-7) «333366
Presbyterian (8-11)243458

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UNC-Asheville Bulldogs
Q. Jackson, F343-60-35336
J. Atkinson, F263-60-17227
M. Dickey, G362-82-25727
J. Primm, G356-91-241016
C. Stephenson, G323-70-03327
J. Lane288-107-840123
K. Hornsby90-40-02010
Totals 25-5010-1630161166
 50%62.5% 
Presbyterian Blue Hose
R. McTavish, F312-50-04034
A. Coleman, F295-112-4133312
K. Mutakabbir, G394-93-352512
J. Johnson, G352-60-03036
E. Washington, G242-70-03124
P. Miller276-100-000018
J. Reynolds100-10-00010
R. Hargrave51-20-00012
Totals 22-515-72961858
 43.1%71.4% 
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Campbell7-1119-18247
Char. So.7-1112-19295
Longwood3-156-24343
Presbyterian1-175-25347
 
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