Gardner-Webb vs UNC-Asheville

UNC Asheville 71, Gardner-Webb 61


ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Matt Dickey scored 16 points and Jaron Lane tallied a double-double to lead UNC Asheville, which has already clinched the regular-season Big South Conference crown, to a 71-61 win over Gardner-Webb on Thursday night.

Lane had 15 points and 10 rebounds, and Jeremy Atkinson added 13 points for UNC Asheville (20-9, 14-2), which snapped a two-game slide in the wake of a six-game winning streak that saw the team clinch first place in the conference.

UNC Asheville led from wire to wire in this one, opening on a 21-9 run to take a five-point halftime advantage. The squad outscored Gardner-Webb 41-36 in the second half to seal it.

UNC Asheville outrebounded Gardner-Webb 38-31, and forced them into 18 turnovers.

Tashan Newsome had a game-high 33 points to lead Gardner-Webb (12-18, 6-10), which has lost six of its last eight.

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Gardner-Webb Bulldogs
T. Newsome, F369-2112-1792233
L. Buggs, F270-40-04140
M. Byron, C192-21-22105
S. Johnson, G292-30-24334
T. Strange, G284-60-062411
D. Harper193-62-21028
K. Hartley150-40-03050
J. Dawson140-20-10310
C. Hensley70-10-00000
D. Brown60-10-00100
Totals 20-5015-2431132161
UNC-Asheville Bulldogs
J. Atkinson, F335-103-442013
C. Stephenson, F224-131-25049
Q. Jackson, C142-40-24134
J. Primm, G342-54-41428
M. Dickey, G293-108-1064416
J. Lane314-77-8101315
K. Hornsby171-22-22024
T. Meyer130-12-20122
J. Harn70-00-01000
Totals 21-5227-3438132071
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N.J. Tech3-1111-20290

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
High Point9-915-16235
Char. So.7-1112-19295
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