UNC Asheville coach's son stars in the cutest pregame interview

No. 2 seed Villanova steamrolled the UNC-Asheville Bulldogs Friday in the first round of the NCAA tournament, which likely made coach Nick McDevitt's son Cooper very sad. Cooper joined his dad for a pregame with Allie LaForce before the game, and he was a natural on camera.
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March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

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

Winthrop alone in first after 81-80 win over Asheville

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) Jimmy Gavin scored 26 points and made a steal at the end, and Winthrop held off UNC Asheville 81-80 on Saturday to break a first-place tie with the Bulldogs in the Big South Conference. The victory gave the Eagles (20-7, 12-4) a season sweep of the Bulldogs (18-10, 11-5) plus a one-game lead with two regular-season contests to go. Keon Johnson's basket with...
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February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Thomas, Sutton lead UNC Asheville past Longwood 88-74

ASHVILLE, N.C. (AP) Ahmad Thomas scored 21 points and freshman Dwayne Sutton had a career-high 20 to lead UNC Asheville to an 88-74 win over Longwood on Saturday. Sam Hughes added 15 points for the Bulldogs (15-8, 8-3 Big South), who won the first meeting on the road 70-61. Thomas and Sutton both had nine boards as the Bulldogs outrebounded the Lancers 39-31. Thomas scored six...
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January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Thomas' late layup lifts UNC-Asheville past Winthrop, 85-84

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) Ahmad Thomas got to the basket for a layup with 24 seconds left and UNC-Asheville erased a 23-point deficit in the second half to nip Winthrop, 85-84 Wednesday night. The Eagles took an 18 point lead into intermission and padded that lead to 23 points on Jimmy Gavin's 3-point play with 15:31 to play. Sam Hughes sparked a 13-2 run that cut the deficit to 12...
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January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

UNC Asheville routs D-II Johnson & Wales 103-36

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) Dylan Smith made six 3-pointers and scored 24 points to lead UNC Asheville to a 103-36 rout of Division-II member Johnson and Wales (North Carolina) on Saturday. Sam Hughes and John Cannon scored 15 points apiece for UNC Asheville (4-4). David Robertson added 11 points and Ahmad Thomas chipped in 10. Kevin Vannatta had seven points and seven assists. Nicholas...
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December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

UNC Asheville beats Mars Hill 84-51

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) Dwayne Sutton scored 16 points to help UNC Asheville roll to an 84-51 victory over Division III Mars Hill on Wednesday night. Sutton was 7 of 10 from the field. John Cannon and Sam Hughes added 11 points for UNC Asheville (1-2). Patrick Monroe scored 16 points with four 3-pointers to lead Mars Hill. Brandon McCarter added 9 points. Monroe made a jumper to...
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November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

UNC Asheville’s Andrew Rowsey to transfer

The UNC Asheville Bulldogs basketball team is going to suffer a major loss, after news that guard Andrew Rowsey is set to transfer from the program. Rowsey made the announcement on social media and thanked the UNC Asheville fans for his time with the team. “I want to thank Asheville for a wonderful experience the last two years,” Rowsey wrote on Instagram. “I appreciate all...
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April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

UNC Asheville Earns Hard-Fought Victory Over Liberty - 2015 Big South Championships

Asheville guard Andrew Rowsey scored 34 points in the Bulldogs' opening-round victory over Liberty ( Brian Wilmer@sportsmattersCONWAY, S.C. -- The 2014-15 season did not unfold according to plan for Liberty University.  Injuries to key players derailed the Flames early, and losses mounted.  Anyone expecting Liberty to quietly go away and mail in the end of their...
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March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Rowsey, Zilli lift UNC-Ashville over Longwood 71-56

ASHVILLE, N.C. (AP) Andrew Rowsey scored 22 points, Giacoma Zilli had career highs of 16 points and 14 rebounds and UNC-Ashville dominated the second half for a 71-56 win over Longwood on Friday. The Bulldogs (12-11, 8-4 Big South) trailed 33-23 at the half but opened the second half with a 13-2 run to take a 36-35 lead on a three-point play by Will Weeks at the 13:28 mark. Zilli...
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February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Rowsey scores 24 and UNC Asheville beats Longwood 74-64

FARMVILLE, Va. (AP) Andrew Rowsey scored 24 points and UNC Asheville beat Longwood 74-64 on Wednesday night. Jaleel Roberts added a career-high 14 points, 12 in the second half, and Ahmad Thomas 11 for the Bulldogs (10-10, 6-3 Big South), who shot just 40.4 percent - still better than the Lancers' 35.5. Asheville had 49 rebounds, including 18 on the offensive glass. Sam Hughes led...
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January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

UNC Asheville holds on, beats Campbell 69-65

BUIES CREEK, N.C. (AP) David Robertson scored 18 of his 21 in the second half, and Andrew Rowsey added 19 points, to lead UNC Asheville to a 69-65 win over Campbell on Saturday. Jaleel Roberts scored a career-high 14, on 7-of-7 shooting, and tied a career-high with 12 rebounds for Asheville (8-8, 4-1 Big South). The senior recorded his second-career double-double; the first coming...
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January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

UNC Asheville cruises against Liberty, 71-54

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) David Robertson scored 20 points, including four 3-pointers, to lead UNC-Asheville to a 71-54 victory over Liberty on Tuesday night. Andrew Rowsey added 13 points and six rebounds for the Bulldogs (7-7, 3-0 Big South), and Chudier Pal finished with 10 points and a game high 11 rebounds. Neither team shot the ball particularly well from the field; however UNC...
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January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

UNC Asheville rolls over Tusculum 78-40

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) Andrew Rowsey scored 20 points, his 36th consecutive game in double figures and his 10th straight of at least 20, to lead UNC Asheville over Tusculum 78-40 on Thursday night. Rowsey, who is second in the nation in scoring at 25.6 points per game, made 8 of 18 shots. He came into the game as the nation's leader in 3-pointers made per game at 4.43 and he added...
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December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Rowsey, UNC Asheville defeat East Carolina 83-79

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) Andrew Rowsey scored 28 points and UNC Asheville took an 83-79 victory over East Carolina on Sunday. Rowsey was only 5 of 14 from the floor but made 15 of 16 free throws for the Bulldogs (1-1), who were 28 of 34 from the line. Kem Ubaru added 17 points and Corey Littlejohn 10. Caleb White led the Pirates (1-1) with 24 points. Lance Tejada added 14 points, B...
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November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

UNC Asheville scores big win over Campbell 86-73

Andrew Rowsey scored 24 points in leading UNC Asheville over Campbell 86-73 on Wednesday night. Jaron Lane added 17 points and D.J. Cunningham 16, both scoring all but two of their points in the second half when the Bulldogs (12-11, 6-3 Big South) pulled away. Asheville turned up the pressure late in the first half to come back from a seven-point deficit to trail by one at the break...
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February 05, 2014  |  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

UNC Asheville gets past Charleston Southern, 80-76

Freshman point guard Andrew Rowsey pumped in a career-high 35 points as North Carolina-Asheville snapped a four-game regular-season losing streak to defending Big South regular-season champion Charleston Southern with an 80-76 win Saturday night. The Bulldogs (9-9, 3-1 Big South) now have won eight of their past 10 games under first-year coach Nick McDevitt after a 1-7 start. The...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

UNC Asheville defeats Presbyterian 84-70

Andrew Rowsey scored 18 points and D.J. Cunningham led a dominating rebounding effort with a career-high 18 boards in pacing UNC Asheville to an 84-70 victory over Presbyterian on Saturday for the Bulldogs' seventh victory in eight games. Cunningham, who also blocked six shots in the second half, and Jaron Lane both added 13 points for Asheville (8-8, 2-0 Big South). The Bulldogs...
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January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

UNC Asheville wins easily over Montreat 80-41

David Robertson and Andrew Rowsey both scored 14 points and UNC Asheville defeated Montreat 80-41 on Tuesday for its fifth consecutive victory. Corey Littlejohn added 12 points for the Bulldogs (6-7). UNC Asheville had a season-high 13 blocks, including six by D.J. Cunningham. The game counted as an exhibition for the NAIA Cavaliers. La'Bris Adams, who came in shooting 58 percent...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

UNC-Ashville upends UNC-Wilmington 75-61

Jaron Lane notched a season-high 24 points in helping UNC-Ashville blow by UNC-Wilmington 75-61 in a non-conference game on Saturday. Andrew Rowsey added 15 points and D.J. Cunningham pulled in 16 rebounds for UNC-Ashville. The Bulldogs (5-7) had lost 11 straight games to NC-Wilmington (6-8) dating back to 1975, but led at the break 45-29 after having built a 20 point lead earlier...
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December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

UNC Asheville beats NAIA Virginia Intermont 83-58

Andrew Rowsey scored 22 points as UNC Asheville beat NAIA Virginia Intermont 83-58 on Friday night. UNC Asheville (4-7) struggled in the first half, shooting just 37 percent from the field and leading 29-23 at the break. But the Bulldogs pulled away in the second half, during which they shot 54.8 percent. Virginia Intermont shot a mere 29.4 percent for the game - including just...
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December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

UNC Asheville holds off USC Upstate for 73-63 win

David Robertson scored a career-high 18 points as UNC Asheville held off USC Upstate for a 73-63 win Sunday. Robertson and Andrew Rowsey scored six points apiece in a 17-2 run by Asheville (3-7) which resulted in a 27-18 lead with just over 3 minutes to play in the first half. The Bulldogs would not trail again. The Spartans cut Asheville's lead to 10 with just under 6 minutes...
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December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

UNC Asheville romps past NAIA Bluefield 92-56

D.J. Cunningham scored 16 points, Jaron Lane 15 and twelve players scored in UNC Asheville's 92-56 romp past NAIA Bluefield on Thursday night - the Bulldogs' highest point total of the season. Lane, Cunningham, Andrew Rowsey and Jaleel Roberts all scored early as the Bulldogs (2-7) jumped out 11-4, never trailed and led by 20 at halftime. Rowsey finished with 14 points, Chudier...
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December 12, 2013  |  Discuss
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