Found December 21, 2011 on
We’ve seen it before…a team gets up 11 in the first half and the other team comes back to make it a close game. Then, in the second half, a 10 point lead evaporates. Usually, UNC Asheville is the one trailing, but Tuesday night at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, TN, the Tennessee Volunteers were the team rallying for a 72-68 win.
Tennessee-native J.P. Primm scored a season-high 25 points in the UNC Asheville loss Tuesday night at UT
Asheville (6-5) was led by a season-high 25 points from Tennessee-native J.P. Primm. Jeremy Atkinson had 15 points and Chris Stephenson added 10. Matt Dickey was held to a season-low seven points.
Leading by double digits is something the Bulldogs are not used to in a guarantee game. Second-chance points and three-point shooting by the Vols led to the comeback. They had an 18-6 advantage on second-chance points.
“We played hard and battled but didn’t guard the three-point line a couple of times and it cost us,” stated Asheville coach Eddie Biedenbach...
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Renaldo Woolridge and Cameron Tatum scored 17 points each as Tennessee overcame a 10-point deficit in the second half to beat UNC Asheville 72-68 on Tuesday night.
The Bulldogs were ahead 51-42 with 14:34 to play when they went cold from the floor. Asheville scored on free throws but no field goals over the next 9:08.
The Volunteers came alive during the stretch, and Tatum sandwiched...
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