Presbyterian vs UNC-Asheville

UNC Asheville 74, Presbyterian 62

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ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Keith Hornsby scored 16 points to lead hot-shooting UNC Asheville past Presbyterian 74-62 Wednesday night and snap a four-game losing streak.

Jeremy Atkinson added 14 points, and Trent Meyer tallied 10 while Hornsby went 6-of-9 shooting for the Bulldogs (16-14, 9-5 Big South Conference), who converted a season-high 62 percent (31 of 50) from the field.

UNC Asheville scored the game's first 10 points but watched Presbyterian (8-22, 4-11) trim the deficit to 16-13 on a Ryan McTavish jumper with 12:23 remaining in the opening frame. UNC Asheville answered the spurt with a 16-3 run and Presbyterian never threated from there.

The Bulldogs, who led 39-22 at intermission, missed just eight shots (17 of 25) in the first half, compared to a 30 percent (7 of 23) clip for Presbyterian, and grabbed 17 rebounds.

Khalid Mutakabbir scored 15 points and Eric Washington added 13 for the Blue Hose.

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Presbyterian Blue Hose
R. McTavish, F323-52-26139
J. Clyburn, C354-72-352310
E. Washington, G375-102-228313
K. Mutakabbir, G364-144-735115
A. Anderson, G170-30-02120
J. Downing303-90-02019
W. Truss133-40-00016
Totals 22-5210-1422171462
 42.3%71.4% 
UNC-Asheville Bulldogs
J. Atkinson, F326-90-083414
W. Weeks, F214-40-04108
J. Nwannunu, C223-60-03136
T. Meyer, G303-52-257110
C. Littlejohn, G252-60-03404
D. Cunningham272-32-23226
K. Hornsby266-90-151016
S. Hughes154-70-10258
J. Seligson21-10-00002
Totals 31-504-632211574
 62%66.7% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
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Liberty13-318-11163
Gardner-Webb9-716-13215
High Point8-814-14225
Radford7-912-16216
Campbell6-1013-15278
Char. So.6-1010-17310
Longwood3-136-21338
Presbyterian1-155-22346
 
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