NC-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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NC-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
High Point13-523-1089
Char. So.13-519-12164
Coast. Car.12-624-10130
Radford12-622-12154
Winthrop12-619-13202
Gardner-Webb10-820-15138
NC-Asheville10-815-16242
Presbyterian6-1210-22315
Longwood5-1311-23316
Campbell4-1410-22323
Liberty2-168-24347

Colonial Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Northeastern12-623-1286
Will. & Mary12-620-1393
J. Madison12-619-14148
UNC-Wilm.12-618-14146
Hofstra10-820-14174
Drexel9-911-19244
Delaware9-910-20253
Elon6-1215-18258
Towson5-1312-20281
Charleston3-159-24298
 
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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