High Point 89, Averett 53
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP)
High Point shot 54.5 percent (36 of 66) from the field and outscored Averett 56-14 in the paint. The Panthers grabbed 45 rebounds, including 15 on the offensive end compared to 27 for Averett.
High Point broke open the game in the first half with a 17-2 run to claim a 32-11 lead with 6:10 to play until halftime. A 16-2 run in the second half extended the High Point lead to 77-46 with 6:43 remaining in the game.
Justin Pierce led Averett (1-6) with 14 points.