UNC Asheville 85, Montreat 51

Jeremy Atkinson scored 22 points, grabbed seven rebounds and

dished out six assists to lead UNC Asheville to an 85-51 rout over

Montreat on Saturday.

Trent Myer scored 15 of his 18 points in the second half, and

had eight rebounds for the Bulldogs (2-6), who snapped a six-game

losing streak. Sam Hughes added 12 points.

UNC Asheville did not have much trouble with Montreat, an NAIA

school. The Bulldogs went on a 13-0 run, capped by a dunk from

Hughes to give them a 32-14 lead with 4:02 left in the first


UNC Asheville continued to increase its margin, leading by as

many as 36 points in the second half. Meyer knocked down five of

his six 3-pointers in the second half.

La’Bris Adams and Justin Ashford each scored a team-high nine

points for Montreat (3-8). Adams also had a game-high six