Scores

Final

Ohio 79

(10-3, 3-2 away)

UNC Asheville 70

(6-8, 4-1 home)

2:00 PM ET, January 4, 2014

Kimmel Arena, Asheville, North Carolina

1 2 T
OHIO 31 4879
UNCA 43 2770

Top Performers

Ohio: M. Ndour 24 Pts, 10 Reb, 4 Ast, 3 Blk

UNC Asheville: A. Rowsey 28 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

Ohio comes back to beat UNC Asheville 79-70

Associated Press

ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Maurice Ndour scored 19 of his career-high 27 points in the second half as Ohio rallied from a 12-point halftime deficit to beat UNC Asheville 79-70 on Saturday.

UNC Asheville (6-8) was up 43-31 at halftime, but remained scoreless after the break until Andrew Rowsey made a 3 with 14:17 left to play. Ohio's 15-3 run tied the game at 46 with 12:36 to go.

The second half consisted of five lead changes and three ties. The Bulldogs came within three after a Jaron Lane layup with 28 seconds to play. Nick Kellogg made 4 of 4 free throws and Stevie Taylor added two in the final 25 seconds to cap the scoring for Ohio.

Kellogg scored 23 points, including 6-of-6 shooting from the free-throw line for the Bobcats (10-3).

Andrew Rowsey scored 28 points for UNC Asheville and made six 3-pointers.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
OHIO
UNCA
Points 79 70
FG Made-Attempted 22-49 (.449) 19-59 (.322)
3P Made-Attempted 5-18 (.278) 9-22 (.409)
FT Made-Attempted 30-34 (.882) 23-30 (.767)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 23 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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