Coastal Carolina vs NC-Asheville

UNC Asheville 63, Coastal Carolina 60

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ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Jeremy Atkinson scored 16 points with nine rebounds as UNC Asheville held off Coastal Carolina 63-60 Wednesday night in Big South Conference action.

After 10 ties and nine lead changes, the Bulldogs (10-10, 4-2) led 63-56 on Keith Hornsby's jumper with 3:54 left. Anthony Raffa answered with a 3-pointer and Warren Gillis hit a free throw with 2:09 to go to get the Chanticleers within 63-60.

Neither team could score the rest of the way. Coastal Carolina missed three field goal attempts, including Kierre Greenwood's 3-point try with 3 seconds to go, and UNC Asheville missed a layup, a tip-in and a free throw.

Hornsby added 13 points, Will Weeks 12 and Trent Meyer 10 for the Bulldogs, who were 17 of 24 from the line compared to 6 of 8 for the Chanticleers.

Raffa scored 20 of his 27 points in the first half for Coastal Carolina (8-9, 3-3).

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