UNC-Asheville vs Northeastern

UNC Asheville 79, Northeastern 73

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BOSTON (AP) - Jeremy Atkinson scored 21 points, Jon Nwannunu had 16 points and UNC Asheville held off a late rally by Northeastern in a 79-73 win on Tuesday.

Keith Hornsby finished with 15 points and Will Weeks added 14 for the Bulldogs (4-7), who have won three of their last four games. Atkinson also had a game-high nine rebounds.

UNC Asheville took a 71-57 lead with 3:52 left in the game on Hornsby's free throw. But the Huskies went on a 9-0 run, capped by Joel Smith's 3-pointer with 1:16 remaining, to trim the deficit to five points.

But Northeastern got no closer than four points the rest of the way, and the Bulldogs hit eight free throws down the stretch to help seal the victory.

Smith scored 22 points and Jonathan Lee had 19 for Northeastern (4-6), which has lost five straight games. Quincy Ford added 11 points and eight rebounds.

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UNC-Asheville Bulldogs
J. Atkinson, F388-163-494221
W. Weeks, F366-62-433214
J. Nwannunu, F188-110-021416
K. Hornsby, G364-126-662115
T. Meyer, G311-53-53426
D. Cunningham263-41-78117
M. Neely130-00-00000
S. Hughes20-10-01000
Totals 30-5515-2633151279
 54.5%57.7% 
Northeastern Huskies
R. Spencer, F312-71-28445
Q. Ford, F232-67-781411
D. Marshavelski, F123-80-03016
J. Smith, G329-150-031122
J. Lee, G317-124-635119
Z. Stahl232-60-04015
D. Walker141-20-00002
C. Avenant130-30-01040
M. Banegas-Flores111-20-01112
D. Pollard60-21-22221
D. Peck50-10-00010
Totals 27-6413-1735142073
 42.2%76.5% 
Big South
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Winthrop13-523-9130
High Point13-521-11157
UNC-Ash.12-622-12137
Coast. Car.12-621-12164
Gardner-Webb10-817-16209
Liberty10-813-19264
Radford9-916-15191
Campbell5-1312-18308
Presbyterian5-1311-20319
Longwood5-1310-23323
Char. So.5-139-21298

Colonial Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UNC-Wilm.14-425-846
Hofstra14-424-1054
J. Madison11-721-11103
Will. & Mary11-720-1167
Towson11-720-12150
Northeastern9-918-15109
Charleston8-1017-14135
Elon7-1116-16160
Drexel3-156-25247
Delaware2-167-23274
 
Other games
MIST 64 Final
BGSU 53
WIN 55 Final
OHST 65
RICH 59 Final
KAN 87
ORAL 64 Final
ARIZ 89
STAN 79 Final
NCST 88
PTLOMA 49 Final
SDSU 76