Scores

Final

USC Upstate 81

(6-3, 1-2 away)

UNC Asheville 88

(5-4, 1-0 Big South)

    2:00 PM ET, December 4, 2011

    Kimmel Arena, Asheville, North Carolina

    1 2 T
    UPST 42 3981
    UNCA 45 4388

    Top Performers

    USC Upstate: T. Craig 28 Pts, 5 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl, 3 Blk

    UNC Asheville: M. Dickey 22 Pts, 1 Reb, 5 Ast, 4 Stl

    UNC Asheville 88, SC-Upstate 81

    Associated Press

    ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Matt Dickey scored 22 points and Chris Stephenson added 20 for UNC Asheville in the Bulldogs' 88-81 win over South Carolina Upstate 88-81 on Sunday.

    The Bulldogs (5-4) trailed 81-72 with 3:38 left before scoring the game's final 16 points.

    Jeremy Atkinson, who finished with 18 points for UNC Asheville, scored six during the spurt. The Spartans (6-3) missed their final eight shots.

    The Bulldogs shot 62.7 percent from the field (32 of 51), and held SC Upstate to 38.9 percent shooting in the second half (14 of 36). UNC Asheville outscored the Spartans 43-39 in the final 20 minutes.

    It was the 250th career victory for UNC Asheville coach Eddie Biedenbach.

    Torrey Craig, who was 4 of 10 from 3-point range and 10 of 10 from the free-throw line, led the Spartans with 28 points. Chalmers Rogers chipped in 10 points for SC Upstate.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UPST
    UNCA
    Points 81 88
    FG Made-Attempted 28-68 (.412) 32-51 (.627)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-20 (.350) 3-8 (.375)
    FT Made-Attempted 18-24 (.750) 21-31 (.677)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 26 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 9 7

    2011-12 Season

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