Scores

Final

Gardner-Webb 71

(17-14, 10-6 Big South)

UNC Asheville 83

(16-14, 10-6 Big South)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    4:30 PM ET, March 1, 2014

    Kimmel Arena, Asheville, North Carolina

    1 2 T
    WEBB 35 3671
    UNCA 36 4783

    Top Performers

    Gardner-Webb: T. Strange 16 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    UNC Asheville: J. Lane 24 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Ast

    UNC Asheville surges past Gardner-Webb 83-71

    Associated Press

    ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Jaron Lane finished with 24 points and eight rebounds, and D.J. Cunningham added 11 points with 14 boards and eight blocks to help UNC Asheville defeat Gardner-Webb 83-71 on Saturday.

    UNC Asheville (16-14, 10-6 Big South) shot 49.2 percent from the field and went 9 of 18 from the perimeter. David Robertson finished with 15 points and Andrew Rowsey had 11 with five assists.

    Gardner-Webb (17-14, 10-6) was held to 25-of-67 shooting (37.3 percent) and got outrebounded 43-35. Tyler Strange scored 16 points and Naji Hibbert chipped in 15.

    UNC Asheville led by one at halftime, but surged ahead with a 16-2 run sparked by a Lane 3-pointer and a Robertson three-point play to lead 62-47 at the midway mark in the second half.

    The win puts UNC Asheville in a three-way tie with Gardner-Webb and Winthrop for second place in the South Division of the Big South Conference.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WEBB
    UNCA
    Points 71 83
    FG Made-Attempted 25-67 (.373) 31-63 (.492)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-21 (.429) 9-18 (.500)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-16 (.750) 12-17 (.706)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 13 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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