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NC-Asheville vs Presbyterian

UNC Asheville 77, Presbyterian 74

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CLINTON, S.C. (AP) - Jeremy Atkinson had a game-high 22 points and D.J. Cunningham converted a late layup to lift UNC Asheville past Presbyterian 77-74 Wednesday night.

Cunningham had a double-double, 18 points and 10 rebounds, and Keith Hornsby added 17 points to help UNC Asheville (12-10, 6-2 Big South Conference) win its fourth-straight game.

Trailing 68-60 with 5:25 remaining, Presbyterian went on a 12-5 run to take a 72-71 lead on Khalid Mutakabbir's free throws with one minute left to play.

After Hornsby answered with a jumper to put UNC Asheville ahead 73-72, Joshua Clyburn's layup gave the Blue Hose a 74-73 lead with 30 seconds to go.

With 11 seconds left to play, Cunningham gave the Bulldogs the lead for good with a layup to make it 75-74. Hornsby added two free throws, and Mutakabbir missed a 3-pointer as time expired.

Mutakabbir scored 21 points for the Blue Hose (5-17, 2-6).

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NC-Asheville Bulldogs
W. Weeks, F344-61-48219
J. Atkinson, F335-1011-1332122
D. Cunningham, C359-120-2101318
K. Hornsby, G387-152-211217
T. Meyer, G374-120-034211
J. Nwannunu90-20-00010
S. Hughes70-00-01000
M. Neely50-10-00000
J. Roberts20-00-00000
Totals 29-5814-2129101077
 50%66.7% 
Presbyterian Blue Hose
W. Truss, C208-112-351519
R. McTavish, G403-50-07046
K. Mutakabbir, G397-104-414221
E. Washington, G382-50-02905
J. Downing, G357-100-021219
J. Clyburn171-42-42124
A. Anderson80-00-00300
R. Hargrave30-00-01010
Totals 28-458-1124191674
 62.2%72.7% 
Big South
NorthConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
High Point0-06-396
Radford0-06-4129
Liberty0-04-5350
Campbell0-03-6251
Longwood0-03-7264
SouthConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Coast. Car.0-08-2124
Char. So.0-05-3199
Gardner-Webb0-06-431
Winthrop0-04-4220
NC-Asheville0-04-6284
Presbyterian0-04-7336
 
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