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 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.
SMU has signed a second player from Australia, 6-foot-11 forward Harry Froling, to a national letter of intent. The Mustangs previously signed guard Tom Wilson from Australia.
There's nothing to suggest the Jayhawks won't end up atop the Big 12 for a 13th season in a row. But what about a return to the Final Four?
Colorado State graduate transfer John Gillon has chosen Syracuse, giving the Orange a potential starter at point guard entering the 2016-17 season.