Scores

Final

UNC Asheville 97

(4-12, 2-4 Big South)

VMI 84

(5-10, 1-5 Southern)

    7:00 PM ET, January 14, 2010

    Cameron Hall, Lexington, Virginia

    1 2 T
    UNCA 52 4597
    VMI 42 4284

    Top Performers

    UNC Asheville: J. Williams 16 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl, 2 Blk

    Vmi: S. Okoye 21 Pts, 10 Reb, 2 Stl, 4 Blk

    N.C.-Asheville 97, VMI 84

    Associated Press

    LEXINGTON, Va. -- Sean Smith scored 20 points to lead six North Carolina-Asheville players in double figures as the Bulldogs knocked off Virginia Military 97-84 on Thursday night.

    J.P. Primm added 17 points and UNC-Asheville (4-12, 2-4 Big South Conference) held off VMI (5-10, 1-5) down the stretch to snap a six-game losing streak.

    VMI, which entered leading Division I in scoring at 90.8 points a game, cut UNC-Asheville's lead to 85-80 on Ron Burks' layup with 3:42 left. The Bulldogs, however, scored the next eight points, getting 3-pointers from Smith and Matt Dickey to lead 93-80 with 2:03 remaining.

    The Keydets were 5-for-35 from the 3-point line.

    John Williams scored 16, Chris Stephenson had 15 points and nine rebounds, Dickey scored 12 and Jaron Lane added 10 for UNC-Asheville.

    Stan Okoye had 21 points and 10 rebounds, Keith Gabriel scored 19 and Austin Kenon added 11 for VMI.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UNCA
    VMI
    Points 97 84
    FG Made-Attempted 33-71 (.465) 30-83 (.361)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-15 (.467) 5-35 (.143)
    FT Made-Attempted 24-32 (.750) 19-29 (.655)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 23 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 16 14

    2009-10 Season

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