UNC Asheville 66, Radford 56

Chris Stephenson scored a career-high 33 points to go with 10

rebounds and North Carolina-Asheville defeated Radford 62-56 on

Monday night.

Stephenson made 12 of 19 from the field to help the Bulldogs

shoot 44.7 percent (21 for 47).

Bulldogs’ coach Eddie Biedenbach won his 224th game at the

school to become North Carolina-Asheville’s all-time winningest

coach. The Bulldogs (8-6, 3-0) have won six of their past eight

games and eight Big South Conference games in a row dating back to

last season.

The game was tied 54-54 with 4:05 remaining but the Bulldogs

finished on a 12-2 run, including eight by Stephenson.

Radford made only 9 of 30 field goals in the first half on its

way to shooting 36.1 percent (22 of 61) from the field.

R.J. Price scored 13 points and Javonte Green added 11 for the

Highlanders (3-13, 0-4), who have lost 12 straight.