Scores

Final

High Point 70

(7-14, 3-8 Big South)

UNC Asheville 90

(15-7, 10-1 Big South)

    7:00 PM ET, January 26, 2012

    Kimmel Arena, Asheville, North Carolina

    1 2 T
    HP 32 3870
    UNCA 36 5490

    Top Performers

    High Point: B. Mikulic 13 Pts, 3 Reb

    UNC Asheville: J. Primm 30 Pts, 4 Reb, 5 Ast, 5 Stl, 1 Blk

    UNC Asheville 90, High Point 70

    Associated Press

    ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- J.P. Primm led five players in double figures with 30 points and UNC Asheville beat High Point 90-70 Thursday night.

    Jaron Lane had 19, Matt Dickey 14, Quinard Jackson 12 and Chris Stephenson 10 for UNC Asheville.

    Primm, who finished with a season-high five steals, moved into first place on UNC Asheville's career steals list.

    UNC Asheville (15-7, 10-1 Big South Conference) entered halftime with a 36-32 lead and opened the second half with a 21-12 run. Primm capped the run with two free throws to give UNC Asheville a 57-44 lead with 9:52 left to play.

    High Point (7-13, 3-7) trimmed the lead to 11, 62-51, but Jackson converted a three-point play and Primm scored five straight points to put the Bulldogs back on top 70-51.

    The Bulldogs shot 52.8 percent (28 of 53) overall and made 9 of 18 from deep.

    Xavier Martin scored 14 for High Point.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    HP
    UNCA
    Points 70 90
    FG Made-Attempted 24-57 (.421) 28-53 (.528)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-18 (.333) 9-18 (.500)
    FT Made-Attempted 16-33 (.485) 25-32 (.781)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 7 21

    2011-12 Season

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