Appalachian State pulls away from Jacksonville 76-68

BOONE, N.C. (AP) Chris Burgess scored 18 points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer, to lead Appalachian State to a 76-68 win over Jacksonville in the season opener for both teams Saturday. Trailing late in the second half, Burgess hit the trey to put Appalachian State up 63-61 with 4:36 left and spark a 14-5 run to build a lead it would hold down the stretch. He was 6 of 9 from...
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November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Appalachian State hangs on to beat Texas State 67-64

BOONE, N.C. (AP) Chris Burgess scored 15 points to lead four in double figures as Appalachian State held on to beat Texas State 67-64 on Thursday night. The Mountaineers led 55-44 with 9:44 to play before Texas State answered with a 13-2 run to pull within 57-56 with 3:05 remaining. Burgess hit a key 3-pointer to stretch the Mountaineers lead to 64-58 with :51 left. The Bobcats...
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March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Appalachian State holds off Hampton in 82-74 win

BOONE, N.C. (AP) Frank Eaves scored a career-high 25 points, Chris Burgess added a career-high 20 and Appalachian State edged Hampton 82-74 on Monday night in the first-ever meeting between the programs. Appalachian State (2-2) opened with a 13-2 burst fueled by Eaves and Burgess and capped with a Jacob Lawson dunk. The Mountaineers took a 43-36 advantage into the break and held...
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November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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