Jones lifts UNC Asheville past High Point 80-76
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Tajion Jones had 23 points, making 5 of 7 3-pointers, and UNC Asheville narrowly defeated High Point 80-76 on Thursday night.
LJ Thorpe had 19 points, eight rebounds and six assists for UNC Asheville (14-14, 8-9 Big South Conference), which snapped its four-game road losing streak. Baker and Batts each scored 10 points.
The Bulldogs leveled the season series against the Panthers. High Point defeated UNC Asheville 68-66 on Jan. 16. UNC Asheville finishes out the regular season against Campbell on the road on Saturday. High Point finishes against Winthrop on the road on Saturday.