Scores

Final

UNC Asheville 89

(11-6, 6-0 Big South)

Campbell 82

(10-8, 4-2 Big South)

7:00 PM ET, January 12, 2012

John W. Pope Jr. Convocation Center, Buies Creek, North Carolina

1 2 T
UNCA 32 5789
CAMP 44 3882

Top Performers

UNC Asheville: M. Dickey 19 Pts, 10 Reb, 8 Ast, 2 Stl

Campbell: E. Griffin 13 Pts, 8 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

UNC Asheville 89, Campbell 82

Associated Press

BUIES CREEK, N.C. -- Jeremy Atkinson scored 19 of his career-high 22 points in the second half and UNC Asheville overcame a 17-point deficit to defeat Campbell 89-82 on Thursday night.

The Bulldogs (11-6, 6-0 Big South Conference) won their fifth straight by shooting 60.7 percent after halftime (17 of 28) while outscoring the Camels 57-38.

Matt Dickey added 19 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists and J.P. Primm had 18 points.

UNC Asheville led 81-79 with 1:56 remaining. Dickey then hit a 3 and the Bulldogs made 5 of 8 free throws. Three Campbell starters fouled out in the final 2:13.

The Camels (10-8, 4-2) led 29-12 at the 9:02 mark and by 12 at the break.

After the Bulldogs hit three straight 3s to open the second half, Campbell again built an 11-point lead before UNC Asheville took the lead for good with 6:11 remaining.

Eric Griffin's 13 points led the Camels.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
UNCA
CAMP
Points 89 82
FG Made-Attempted 27-58 (.466) 29-66 (.439)
3P Made-Attempted 7-23 (.304) 6-15 (.400)
FT Made-Attempted 28-41 (.683) 18-26 (.692)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 30 (0/0)
Largest Lead 7 17

2011-12 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
» Jan 12, 2012 UNCA 89, @CAMP 82Recap
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