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UNC Asheville beats NAIA Virginia Intermont 83-58

ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Andrew Rowsey scored 22 points as UNC Asheville beat NAIA Virginia Intermont 83-58 on Friday night.

UNC Asheville (4-7) struggled in the first half, shooting just 37 percent from the field and leading 29-23 at the break. But the Bulldogs pulled away in the second half, during which they shot 54.8 percent.

Virginia Intermont shot a mere 29.4 percent for the game -- including just 2 of 15 from beyond the arc -- and was outrebounded 61-27 by UNC Asheville.

D.J. Cunningham led the Bulldogs with 14 rebounds while adding 13 points. Corey Littlejohn also scored 13 for UNC Asheville

Joshua Hart had 28 points for Virginia Intermont.