Scores

Final

UNC Asheville 77

(12-10, 6-2 Big South)

Presbyterian 74

(5-17, 2-6 Big South)

7:00 PM ET, January 30, 2013

Ross E. Templeton P.E. Center, Clinton, South Carolina

1 2 T
UNCA 38 3977
PRE 34 4074

Top Performers

UNC Asheville: D. Cunningham 18 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 3 Blk

Presbyterian: K. Mutakabbir 21 Pts, 1 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

UNC Asheville 77, Presbyterian 74

Associated Press

CLINTON, S.C. -- Jeremy Atkinson had a game-high 22 points and D.J. Cunningham converted a late layup to lift UNC Asheville past Presbyterian 77-74 Wednesday night.

Cunningham had a double-double, 18 points and 10 rebounds, and Keith Hornsby added 17 points to help UNC Asheville (12-10, 6-2 Big South Conference) win its fourth-straight game.

Trailing 68-60 with 5:25 remaining, Presbyterian went on a 12-5 run to take a 72-71 lead on Khalid Mutakabbir's free throws with one minute left to play.

After Hornsby answered with a jumper to put UNC Asheville ahead 73-72, Joshua Clyburn's layup gave the Blue Hose a 74-73 lead with 30 seconds to go.

With 11 seconds left to play, Cunningham gave the Bulldogs the lead for good with a layup to make it 75-74. Hornsby added two free throws, and Mutakabbir missed a 3-pointer as time expired.

Mutakabbir scored 21 points for the Blue Hose (5-17, 2-6).

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Team Stat Comparison

 
UNCA
PRE
Points 77 74
FG Made-Attempted 29-58 (.500) 28-45 (.622)
3P Made-Attempted 5-19 (.263) 10-20 (.500)
FT Made-Attempted 14-21 (.667) 8-11 (.727)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 10 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
Largest Lead 11 2

2012-13 Season

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