UNC-Asheville vs Charlotte

Charlotte 71, UNC Asheville 63

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Willie Clayton turned in 16 points and 16 rebounds to guide Charlotte to a 71-63 overtime victory over UNC Asheville in a nonconference game Wednesday night.

Charlotte (12-2) scored the first eight points of overtime, turned that into a 13-2 run and cruised to victory from there.

Ingram's jumper put Charlotte ahead 56-51 with 2:26 left in regulation, but Jeremy Atkinson hit a 3-pointer and a layup to tie the game and the teams went to overtime knotted 56-all.

UNC Asheville (6-8) was led by double-doubles from Atkinson and Keith Hornsby - Atkinson had 16 points and 13 rebounds and Hornsby had 16 points and 10 boards.

Ingram scored 16 points and DeMario Mayfield 15 for the 49ers.

Charlotte's start is its best since beginning 13-1 in 1976-77, the year the 49ers reached the Final Four.

The loss snapped a three-game winning streak for UNC Asheville.

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NC-Asheville (6-8)2531763
Charlotte (12-2) «25311571

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UNC-Asheville Bulldogs
J. Atkinson, F445-195-7134116
W. Weeks, F391-61-25133
J. Nwannunu, F265-120-060310
T. Meyer, G415-190-044414
K. Hornsby, G404-128-8100416
D. Cunningham, C181-10-23152
M. Neely, G90-20-01020
S. Hughes, F81-20-01012
Total 22-7314-1944102363
 30.1%73.7% 
Charlotte 49ers
C. Braswell, F371-62-23214
W. Clayton, F374-98-11160116
P. Henry, G393-65-863411
D. Ingram, G277-100-021216
T. Williams, G252-100-05034
D. Mayfield, G314-97-1063315
D. Clark, F122-21-34015
E. Nickerson, G-F80-20-03100
I. Benkovic, G50-10-00010
M. Thorne, C40-10-00000
Total 23-5623-3448101671
 41.1%67.6% 
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Liberty0-08-3199
UNC-Ash.0-06-4162
Winthrop0-06-4178
Radford0-05-4145
Presbyterian0-06-5251
Campbell0-05-5310
Char. So.0-04-5327
High Point0-04-5302
Gardner-Webb0-03-8277
Longwood0-03-8351

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Middle Tenn.0-07-214
Marshall0-08-3168
Old Dominion0-07-368
La. Tech0-07-489
So. Miss0-07-4257
UAB0-07-4190
Western Ky.0-07-466
FAU0-06-4108
UT-San Antonio0-07-5240
North Texas0-06-5256
FIU0-05-6281
Charlotte0-03-6331
UTEP0-03-6212
Rice0-03-8293
 
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