Hughes, Thomas lead UNC Asheville past Liberty, 73-56

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) Sam Hughes scored 17, and Ahmad Thomas had 15 points with 10 rebounds to help UNC Asheville beat Liberty 73-56 Thursday night. Kevin Vannatta added 13 points for UNC Asheville, which secured a first-round bye in next week's Big South Conference tournament. A jumper by Vannatta capped a 10-2 run that put the Bulldogs (19-10, 12-5) up 19-7 with 12 minutes left...
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February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

UNC Asheville hands Campbell 10th straight loss 81-71

BUIES CREEK, N.C. (AP) Sam Hughes and Dylan Smith scored 17 points apiece and UNC Asheville beat Campbell 81-71 on Saturday to remain atop the Big South Conference. UNC Asheville was up by just two, 34-32, at halftime but opened the second half on an 11-4 spurt for a 45-36 lead. The Bulldogs built a 13-point advantage with 5:26 left after Kevin Vannatta's 3-pointer. Chris Clemons...
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February 06, 2016  |  Discuss

UNC Asheville cruises to 67-55 victory over Presbyterian

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) Dylan Smith scored 17 points; Dwayne Sutton added 15 and UNC Asheville never trailed in a 67-55 victory over Presbyterian on Saturday night. Sam Hughes chipped in 13 points for UNC Asheville (14-7, 7-2 Big South). Will Adams scored nine of his 11 points in the first half to lead Presbyterian (8-12, 3-6). DeSean Murray added 10 points. UNC Asheville opened...
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January 23, 2016  |  Discuss

UNC Asheville downs Longwood 67-66

Andrew Rowsey scored 32 points Saturday and Sam Hughes sank the game-winning free throws as UNC Asheville beat Longwood 67-66. The Bulldogs (11-11, 5-3 Big South) were outshot 50 percent to 48 percent from the field and 53.3 percent to 47.6 percent from distance, but made 9 of 12 free throws to the Lancers' 4 of 9. Jaron Lane scored 12 for the Bulldogs and Hughes 10. The Lancers...
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February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

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