Scores

Final

UNC Asheville 95

(6-7, 4-1 home)

2:00 PM ET, December 30, 2012

Kimmel Arena, Asheville, North Carolina

1 2 T
BLU 29 3766
UNCA 53 4295

Top Performers

Bluefield College: B. Carpenter 14 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl, 2 Blk

UNC Asheville: K. Hornsby 22 Pts, 1 Reb, 7 Ast, 3 Stl

UNC Asheville 95, Bluefield 66

Associated Press

ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Jon Nwannunu and Keith Hornsby scored 22 points each as North Carolina-Asheville rolled over Bluefield 95-66 Sunday in nonconference play.

The Bulldogs (6-7) won their third straight while posting a season-high for points scored. Bluefield (6-6), an NAIA team from Virginia, played the game as an exhibition.

UNC-Asheville led 53-29 at halftime. Nwannunu grabbed 11 rebounds for a double-double. Hornsby hit 5 of the Bulldogs' 7 3-pointers. D.J. Cunningham added 12 points and Sam Hughes chipped in 10.

Byron Carpenter led Bluefield with 14 points. Josh Nesbitt scored 12 and Jesse Sunkins added 11.

UNC-Asheville shot 52 percent (39 of 75) from the field. Bluefield was 25 of 58 (43.1 percent).

The Bulldogs used their height advantage to dominate inside. They outrebounded Bluefield 51-25 and grabbed 22 offensive boards. UNC-Asheville outscored the Rams 67-28 in the paint and also recorded a season-high 26 assists.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
BLU
UNCA
Points 66 95
FG Made-Attempted 25-58 (.431) 39-75 (.520)
3P Made-Attempted 5-19 (.263) 7-17 (.412)
FT Made-Attempted 11-20 (.550) 10-16 (.625)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
Largest Lead 2 31

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