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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NC-Asheville (4-7) «314879
Northeastern (4-6)294473

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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
Winthrop15-326-770
UNC-Ash.15-323-1073
Liberty14-421-14173
Gardner-Webb11-719-14186
High Point9-915-16235
Radford8-1014-18227
Campbell7-1119-18247
Char. So.7-1112-19295
Longwood3-156-24343
Presbyterian1-175-25347

Colonial Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UNC-Wilm.15-329-627
Charleston14-425-1062
Towson11-720-1392
Elon10-818-14160
Will. & Mary10-817-14110
Northeastern8-1015-16134
Hofstra7-1115-17196
J. Madison7-1110-23256
Delaware5-1313-20234
Drexel3-159-23308
 
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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