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Polite's 16 & 12 help Radford hold off UNC Asheville 71-63

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) Ed Polite Jr. scored 16 points on 7-of-10 shooting and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead Radford to its sixth straight win, 71-63 over UNC Ashville on Saturday.

The Highlanders (13-6, 5-0 Big South) had a 61-45 lead with 7:22 left before the Bulldogs (2-17, 0-5) went on a 14-3 run. Polite end the surge with a 3-point play with 1:34 to go, pushing the lead back to 67-59. Caleb Tanner followed with a 3-pointer to get the spread back to double figures with less than a minute remaining.

Radford shot 51 percent but was only 12 of 21 from the foul line and had 16 turnovers.

DeVon Baker scored 26 points for Asheville, which has lost seven straight.

Radford took a 37-36 lead in the series.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo Radford 13-6 314071
home team logo UNC-Asheville 2-17 224163
Team Stats
away team logo Radford 13-6 73.9 PPG 38 RPG 14.2 APG
home team logo UNC-Asheville 2-17 59.9 PPG 32.4 RPG 10.7 APG
Key Players
1
C. Jones 15.7 PPG 5.2 RPG 5.8 APG 46.3 FG%
20
D. Baker 16.1 PPG 2.7 RPG 3.0 APG 39.7 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB