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
Winthrop7-115-489
UNC-Ash.6-214-778
Liberty6-211-10208
Gardner-Webb4-411-10219
High Point4-410-10247
Radford4-49-11174
Campbell3-510-10282
Char. So.3-57-12295
Longwood3-56-13312
Presbyterian0-84-15344

Colonial Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UNC-Wilm.8-019-224
Charleston7-116-556
Northeastern5-312-8114
Elon4-412-9172
Towson4-412-9106
J. Madison4-46-15278
Will. & Mary3-49-9122
Hofstra2-610-11201
Drexel1-67-13245
Delaware1-78-13236
 
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BGSU 53
WIN 55 Final
OHST 65
RICH 59 Final
KAN 87
ORAL 64 Final
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STAN 79 Final
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