UNC Asheville 109, Montreat 61

UNC Asheville 109, Montreat 61

Published Dec. 15, 2011 9:36 p.m. ET

Chris Stephenson scored 19 points and UNC Asheville routed Montreat College 109-61 Thursday night for the Bulldogs' fourth straight victory.

UNC Asheville (6-4), playing its first game after an 11-day break for exams, shot 63.8 percent from the field (44 of 69). The NAIA Cavaliers shot only 34.9 percent (22 of 63).

The Bulldogs also dominated inside, with a 48-24 rebounding advantage and 75 points in the paint compared to only 26 for Montreat.

UNC Asheville, which has won the last six games in the series, also dished out 30 assists, led by Matt Dickey's seven.


The Bulldogs cleared their bench, with 12 of the 15 players scoring.

Dickey added 16 points, Jeremy Atkinson and Jaron Lane scored 14 apiece and J.P. Primm added 13. Primm's three steals put him at 202 for his career.

Dustin Harris scored 16 to pace the Cavaliers, who counted the game as an exhibition.