Scores

Final

UNC Asheville 68

(8-10, 2-2 Big South)

Charl Southern 74

(9-6, 4-0 Big South)

7:30 PM ET, January 16, 2013

CSU Fieldhouse, Charleston, South Carolina

1 2 T
UNCA 39 2968
CHSO 30 4474

Top Performers

UNC Asheville: T. Meyer 22 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

Charleston Southern: J. Sexton 15 Pts, 2 Reb, 1 Ast, 6 Stl

Charleston Southern 74, UNC Asheville 68

Associated Press

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Arlon Harper and Jeremy Sexton scored 15 points apiece, and Charleston Southern pulled away in the second half to beat UNC Asheville 74-68 in a Big South Conference game on Wednesday.

Mathiang Muo had 11 points and Saah Nimley contributed eight points and 11 rebounds for the Buccaneers (9-6, 4-0), who are 8-1 in December and January. They have won five in a row.

Trent Meyer led UNC Asheville (8-10, 2-2) with 22 points, Jeremy Atkinson scored 14 and Will Weeks 11.

UNC Asheville was ahead 30-18 on D.J. Cunningham's jumper at 8:50 left in the first half and held a 39-30 advantage at the break.

The Buccaneers finally tied it a 55 on Matt Kennedy's free throws with 11:04 remaining and took the lead for good at 61-60 on Muo's layup at 7:09. The advantage reached 70-63 on Nimley's layup with 3:33 left.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
UNCA
CHSO
Points 68 74
FG Made-Attempted 26-66 (.394) 27-65 (.415)
3P Made-Attempted 6-20 (.300) 5-20 (.250)
FT Made-Attempted 10-14 (.714) 15-23 (.652)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
Largest Lead 9 6

2012-13 Season

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