VMI vs UNC-Asheville

UNC Asheville 94, VMI 85

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ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Matt Dickey scored 23 points and four teammates finished in double figures as UNC Asheville defeated Virginia Military Institute Thursday night in Big South Conference play.

The Bulldogs (9-6, 4-0) played team ball against VMI (7-7, 2-2). Dickey's backcourt mate, J.P. Primm, scored 21 points, hit all 10 of his foul shots and had seven assists. Chris Stephenson scored 17 points, Jeremy Atkinson 16 and Trent Meyer came off the Bulldogs' bench to score 10 points.

UNC Asheville shot a season-high 52.6 per cent on 3s (10 of 19), went 20 for 24 at the line and made only nine turnovers.

Stan Okoye had a 23-point, 11-rebound double-double for VMI. Keith Gabriel added 20 points, Michael Sparks 19 and Rodney Glasgow 10. But after getting within four points early in the second half, the Keydets got no closer. UNC Asheville opened up a 61-49 lead and eased on home.

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VMI Keydets
S. Okoye, F349-135-5112323
Q. Upshur, F160-30-00010
D. Covington, C100-00-01030
R. Glasgow, G263-42-205210
R. Burks, G240-73-47733
K. Gabriel297-154-471420
M. Sparks275-85-740219
J. Watson174-40-04018
N. Gore100-22-42022
J. Weethee70-20-00000
Totals 28-5821-2637152185
 48.3%80.8% 
UNC-Asheville Bulldogs
J. Atkinson, F315-106-663316
Q. Jackson, C212-90-25115
M. Dickey, G398-134-653223
J. Primm, G364-1110-1047421
C. Stephenson, G328-150-066517
T. Meyer154-40-000210
K. Hornsby131-20-02312
C. Littlejohn100-20-03110
J. Harn30-00-00000
Totals 32-6620-2432241994
 48.5%83.3% 
Southern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
ETSU17-427-855
UNC-Green.16-525-1095
Furman14-523-1296
Wofford11-916-17190
Chattanooga10-919-12139
Samford10-1120-16170
Mercer9-1015-17192
Citadel5-1512-21283
W. Carolina4-159-23271
VMI3-166-24329

Big South
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Winthrop15-326-770
UNC-Ash.15-323-1073
Liberty14-421-14173
Gardner-Webb11-719-14186
High Point9-915-16235
Radford8-1014-18227
Campbell7-1119-18247
Char. So.7-1112-19295
Longwood3-156-24343
Presbyterian1-175-25347
 
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PEP 45 Final
GONZ 73
Michigan 71 Final
Indiana 73
UNLV 89 Final
CSBAK 57
SDCC 52 Final
SDSU 83