Scores

Final

UNC Asheville 86

(12-6, 7-0 Big South)

High Point 79

(7-10, 3-4 Big South)

    7:00 PM ET, January 14, 2012

    Millis Center, High Point, North Carolina

    1 2 T
    UNCA 49 3786
    HP 31 4879

    Top Performers

    UNC Asheville: J. Atkinson 19 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    High Point: N. Barbour 33 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl

    UNC Asheville 86, High Point 79

    Associated Press

    HIGH POINT, N.C. -- Jeremy Atkinson scored 19 points to lead six players in double figures and North Carolina-Asheville beat High Point 86-79 on Saturday night.

    Matt Dickey and J.P. Primm had 16 apiece, Chris Stephenson 13 and Quinard Jackson and Jaron Lane 11 each.

    Atkinson, who shot 77.7 percent (7 of 9) from the field, also grabbed eight boards.

    High Point (7-10, 3-4 Big South Conference) led 11-9 early in the first half before North Carolina-Asheville used a 19-10 run to take a 28-21 lead with 7:12 left in the first half. The Panthers cut the lead to five, 32-27, but the Bulldogs used another run, this time 17-4, to take a 49-31 lead into halftime.

    North Carolina-Asheville (12-6, 6-0) shot 63 percent (30 of 48) from the field as only two Bulldogs shot under 50 percent for the game.

    Nick Barbour led High Point with 33 points while Shay Shine had 15.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UNCA
    HP
    Points 86 79
    FG Made-Attempted 30-48 (.625) 28-57 (.491)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-14 (.286) 11-26 (.423)
    FT Made-Attempted 22-27 (.815) 12-17 (.706)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 22 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 28 3

    2011-12 Season

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    » Jan 14, 2012 UNCA 86, @HP 79Recap
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