Scores

Final

UNC Asheville 66

(3-6, 3-1 home)

7:00 PM ET, December 12, 2012

Kimmel Arena, Asheville, North Carolina

1 2 T
LAG 27 2855
UNCA 26 4066

Top Performers

Lenoir Rhyne: D. Dillingham 8 Pts, 5 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl, 2 Blk

UNC Asheville: K. Hornsby 21 Pts, 5 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

UNC Asheville 66, Lenoir-Rhyne 55

Associated Press

ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Keith Hornsby hit four 3-pointers en route to 21 points and UNC Asheville held off Lenoir-Rhyne 66-55 Wednesday.

Jeremy Atkinson had 12 points and eight rebounds and D.J. Cunningham tallied 10 points and seven boards for the Bulldogs, who held a 39-37 rebounding edge. UNC Asheville shot 52.1 percent (25 of 48), compared to just 35.4 percent (23 of 65) for Lenoir Rhyne.

The Bulldogs (3-6) opened the game on a 16-9 run but watched Lenoir-Rhyne rally and take a 27-26 lead into halftime. The game remained tight over the first 13 minutes of the second half but Trent Myers hit a 3-pointer to break open a 42-all tie, sparking a 24-13 run for UNC Asheville over the final seven minutes.

Hornsby and Atkinson combined for 13 points during the stretch.

Allan Jones came off the bench for 12 points for Lenoir-Rhyne, which counted the game as an exhibition.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
LAG
UNCA
Points 55 66
FG Made-Attempted 23-65 (.354) 25-48 (.521)
3P Made-Attempted 5-18 (.278) 5-13 (.385)
FT Made-Attempted 4-7 (.571) 11-23 (.478)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 12 (0/0)
Largest Lead 4 15

2012-13 Season

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