UNC-Asheville vs Ohio

Ohio 81, UNC Asheville 62

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ATHENS, Ohio (AP) - Walter Offutt scored 19 points and Ohio beat UNC Asheville 81-62 on Saturday night.

Offutt shot 8 of 10 from the field and knocked down three 3-pointers for the Bobcats (21-6), who have won eight of its last 10 games and improved to 4-0 at home in Bracket Buster contests. Nick Kellogg added 10 points, five rebounds and three steals.

Ohio never trailed, scoring the game's first six points and taking a 19-6 lead behind a 3-pointer from Offutt.

The Bobcats held UNC Asheville (18-10) to just 5 of 23 shooting in the first half and led 34-18 at halftime.

The Bulldogs shot 34 percent (18 of 53) from the floor, while Ohio made 57.7 percent (30 of 52) of its attempts.

Five players recorded at least two steals for the Bobcats who forced 24 Bulldog turnovers, scoring 30 points off their miscues.

Matt Dickey scored 16 for UNC Asheville.

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Scoreboard
NC-Asheville (19-9)184462
Ohio (21-6) «344781

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UNC-Asheville Bulldogs
J. Atkinson, F366-93-471116
Q. Jackson, F211-53-44145
M. Dickey, G373-119-1031216
J. Lane, G312-82-25027
J. Primm, G301-82-22224
K. Hornsby162-60-12225
J. Nwannunu150-21-42011
T. Meyer81-11-20014
J. Harn31-10-01002
C. Littlejohn31-20-00112
Totals 18-5321-293281662
 34%72.4% 
Ohio Bobcats
W. Offutt, F298-100-012119
J. Smith, F262-41-35025
R. Keely, F184-61-42139
D. Cooper, G262-60-02806
N. Kellogg, G263-42-253210
T. Goard172-33-46237
R. Johnson171-22-23234
S. Taylor164-72-402312
I. Baltic130-20-07040
T. Hall92-60-00014
N. Goff12-20-00005
E. Jacobs10-00-00000
D. McKinley10-00-00000
Totals 30-5211-1932202281
 57.7%57.9% 
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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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EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Akron13-427-958
Ohio10-720-11118
Kent St.10-722-14142
Buffalo10-717-15146
Bowling Green7-1013-19225
Miami (Ohio)4-1311-21301
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Ball St.10-721-13169
W. Michigan10-716-16174
Toledo8-917-17156
E. Michigan7-1016-17175
N. Illinois7-1015-17239
C. Michigan6-1116-16216
 
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