UNC Asheville 126, Mars Hill 75

Keith Hornsby scored 21 points to lead seven UNC Asheville

players in double figures as the Bulldogs posted their

second-highest point total ever while routing short-handed Mars

Hill 126-75 on Wednesday night.

Coming off a 91-75 loss to No. 1 North Carolina, UNC Asheville

(1-2) set a school record for assists with 38, with J.P. Primm and

Matt Dickey dishing out nine apiece. The previous record was

31.

Three minutes into the game, the NCAA Division II Lions led 8-6,

but the Bulldogs pulled ahead 11-8 on a Primm 3-pointer and led

59-29 at halftime.

Primm added 19 points, Corey Littlejohn had 15, Dickey and Trent

Meyer scored 13 apiece and Chris Stephenson and Jaleel Roberts

tallied 12 each for UNC Asheville which shot 57 percent from the

field (49 of 86).

Sammy Emile scored 24 points to pace Mars Hill (1-3), which had

five players out with injuries.