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UNC-Asheville coach blames start time, gets testy with reporter

A #16 seed has never beaten a #1. It’s rare to even see David have a second half lead over Goliath. And the UNC-Asheville Bulldogs did just that, putting the #1 seed Syracuse Orange, and all of America on notice, just for a little while. The inevitable correction came, and the literal “underdogs” lost 72-65, even though most of America was rooting against Syracuse. UNCA coach...
Via The Sports Bank
March 16, 2012  |  Discuss

The Fizz in Pittsburgh: UNC Ashville Says its the Best 16-Seed Ever, Should We Worry?

For a 16-seed that’s getting ready to take on an angry Goliath, UNC Asheville isn’t short on confidence. Senior J.P. Primm went as far to say the Big South Champions are the best 16-seed ever. The old adage is it’s not bragging if it’s true, and Jim Boeheim agrees the Bulldogs are a very good basketball team. Here’s what to watch for today: The first thing you’ll unquestionably...
Via Orange Fizz
March 15, 2012  |  Discuss

UNC Asheville 91, Charleston Southern 64

J.P. Primm, Chris Stephenson, and Jeremy Atkinson combined to score 64 points as UNC Asheville dominated Charleston Southern 91-64 on Thursday night in the Big South Conference tournament semifinals. Primm finished with 27 points. Atkinson, who had 19, knocked down all 11 of his free throw attempts and Stephenson chipped in with 18 while recording three blocks, steals and assists...
Via AP on Fox
March 01, 2012  |  Discuss

UNC Asheville Basketball: Bulldogs Move to 11-1 in Big South

Thursday night, J.P. Primm had a career-high 30 points in UNC Asheville’s 90-70 win over High Point. Not to be outdone, his running-mate at the guard position, Matt Dickey, followed that up with a career-high 31 points and tied a school record with seven steals Saturday evening as the Bulldogs (16-7, 11-1 Big South Conference) defeated a determined Campbell team, 95-84. Matt Dickey...
January 29, 2012  |  Discuss

UNC Asheville Basketball: Bulldogs Crush High Point, Continue Big South Dominance

Behind J.P. Primm’s career-high 30 points, the UNC Asheville Bulldogs (15-7, 10-1 Big South Conference) won in impressive style Thursday night at Kimmel Arena, beating High Point University, 90-70. The win added to Asheville’s consistent record under Coach Eddie Biedenbach. It marked the fifth straight season the Bulldogs have won at least 15 games overall and at least 10 conference...
January 27, 2012  |  Discuss

UNC Asheville 90, High Point 70

J.P. Primm led five players in double figures with 30 points and UNC Asheville beat High Point 90-70 Thursday night. Jaron Lane had 19, Matt Dickey 14, Quinard Jackson 12 and Chris Stephenson 10 for UNC Asheville. Primm, who finished with a season-high five steals, moved into first place on UNC Asheville's career steals list. UNC Asheville (15-7, 10-1 Big South Conference...
Via Fox Sports
January 26, 2012  |  Discuss

UNC Asheville Basketball: Record-Setting Win vs. Flames

UNC Asheville (10-6, 5-0 BSC) is finding that playing in their new arena is as much fun as it is for the fans.  Saturday evening, the Bulldogs crushed Big South Conference foe Liberty, 98-75, and senior J.P. Primm continued to set records. J.P. Primm (3) celebrates the UNC Asheville Bulldogs' 98-75 victory over the Liberty Flames on Saturday evening at Kimmel Arena He became...
January 08, 2012  |  Discuss

UNC Asheville 98, Liberty 75

J.P. Primm scored 21 points to lead six UNC Asheville players in double figures as the Bulldogs routed Liberty 98-75 Saturday in Big South Conference action. UNC Asheville (11-6, 4-0), leading 44-34 at halftime, outscored Liberty 54-41 after intermission to pull away from the Flames (5-13, 0-5). Primm sank 6 of 10 3-point attempts. Jaron Lane scored 15 points. Chris Stephenson...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2012  |  Discuss

UNC Asheville Clobbers Utah; Takes Seventh-Place in Battle 4 Atlantis Tournament

J.P. Primm scored 20 points and earned his 500th career assist leading UNC Asheville to a 87-65 win over Utah in the seventh-place game of the Battle 4 Atlantis Tournament in the Bahamas Saturday night. The Bulldogs (3-4) had lost close games to Connecticut and the College of Charleston the two previous evenings. Jeremy Atkinson (right)  boosted the Bulldogs with a career-high 16...
November 28, 2011  |  Discuss
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