UNC-Asheville vs High Point

UNC Asheville 86, High Point 79

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HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) - Jeremy Atkinson scored 19 points to lead six players in double figures and North Carolina-Asheville beat High Point 86-79 on Saturday night.

Matt Dickey and J.P. Primm had 16 apiece, Chris Stephenson 13 and Quinard Jackson and Jaron Lane 11 each.

Atkinson, who shot 77.7 percent (7 of 9) from the field, also grabbed eight boards.

High Point (7-10, 3-4 Big South Conference) led 11-9 early in the first half before North Carolina-Asheville used a 19-10 run to take a 28-21 lead with 7:12 left in the first half. The Panthers cut the lead to five, 32-27, but the Bulldogs used another run, this time 17-4, to take a 49-31 lead into halftime.

North Carolina-Asheville (12-6, 6-0) shot 63 percent (30 of 48) from the field as only two Bulldogs shot under 50 percent for the game.

Nick Barbour led High Point with 33 points while Shay Shine had 15.

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NC-Asheville (12-6) «493786
High Point (7-10)314879

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UNC-Asheville Bulldogs
J. Atkinson, F287-95-681319
Q. Jackson, F275-50-120111
M. Dickey, G333-99-1012216
J. Primm, G336-102-423416
C. Stephenson, G336-101-132513
J. Lane193-35-562111
T. Meyer130-20-01420
J. Harn90-00-00010
K. Hornsby50-00-00000
Totals 30-4822-2728141986
 62.5%81.5% 
High Point Panthers
B. Mikulic, F300-10-07330
C. Law, F236-62-310314
N. Barbour, G3210-166-731333
S. Shine, G296-131-126315
X. Martin, G201-71-41334
D. Wallace190-40-04320
T. Elliott171-22-23024
J. Cheek151-30-01003
J. Simms111-30-01112
L. Harris42-20-00024
Totals 28-5712-1726172279
 49.1%70.6% 
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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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