Coastal Carolina vs NC-Asheville

UNC Asheville 63, Coastal Carolina 60


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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Coastal Carolina Chanticleers
B. Diagne, F191-60-03032
E. Ndieguene, C313-50-05136
A. Raffa, G3811-221-243127
W. Gillis, G303-105-631211
K. Greenwood, G262-70-01224
M. Enanga282-30-07044
U. Ljeskovic131-20-04022
C. Ashford92-20-00104
B. Addey50-00-00020
J. Daniel10-00-00010
Totals 25-576-82982060
NC-Asheville Bulldogs
W. Weeks, F393-66-860112
J. Atkinson, F346-143-594116
D. Cunningham, C313-61-211337
K. Hornsby, G364-104-412113
M. Neely, G210-00-03020
T. Meyer204-60-001310
J. Nwannunu101-13-42115
S. Hughes50-20-10000
C. Littlejohn40-00-00100
Totals 21-4517-2433121263
Big South
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
High Point13-523-1089
Char. So.13-519-12164
Coast. Car.12-624-10130
Other games
PSU 49 Final
IND 72
BUTL 53 Final
LAS 54
DUKE 63 Final
UM 90
FLA 64 Final
UGA 47
CSU 61 Final
CREI 69 Final
WICH 62 Final
MINN 48 Final
NW 55
WSU 61 Final
ORE 68