Dove leads UT Martin over UNC Asheville 87-70
MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) — Quintin Dove scored 22 points on 10-of-12 shooting Saturday night, and UT Martin pulled away in the second half to beat UNC Asheville 87-70.
UT Martin led most of the first half — by as many as 13 — and went into the break with a 44-34 lead. The Bulldogs (1-6) opened the second half with an 11-2 run to cut the deficit to 46-45. Parrish Hewitt held off the charge, scoring UT Martin’s next eight points as part of an 8-2 run to get the lead back to seven.
Hewitt and Preston Parks added 13 points each for the Skyhawks.