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NCAA Game Summary - Jacksonville State at UNC-Asheville



(Saturday, February 23)

Final Score: Jacksonville State 71, UNC-Asheville 69

Asheville, NC (Sports Network) - Ronnie Boggs' tip-in with one second remaining lifted the Jacksonville State Gamecocks to a 71-69 win over the UNC-Asheville Bulldogs in a BracketBusters clash at Kimmel Arena.

Boggs finished with 13 points, seven rebounds and seven assists for Jacksonville State (17-10) while Tarvin Gaines paced the Gamecocks with 18 points. Brian Williams had 15 points.

Jeremy Atkinson netted a game-high 29 points to lead UNC-Asheville (15-14), which lost its fourth consecutive game. Corey Littlejohn added 19 points while D.J. Cunningham grabbed 11 rebounds off the bench.

Littlejohn and Atkinson combined for 26 of Asheville's 32 points in the first half on 10-of-15 from the field. The Bulldogs also assisted 10 of their 13 made baskets and led 32-31 at intermission.

Jacksonville State took the lead on a Darion Rackley layup early in the second half and held a slim advantage for most of the final period. Asheville regained the lead with 40 seconds remaining on a Trent Meyer layup but Gaines came right back and netted a triple on the other end to give the Gamecocks a 69-67 edge. Two free throws by Sam Hughes with eight seconds left knotted the score, setting up Boggs' heroic final effort.

After shooting 59.1 percent from the field in the first half, Asheville hit just 34.4 percent in the second half.

02/23 20:16:15 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
1st Intermission
WIN 2
CAR 1
 
3rd
KAN 0
SFG 3
 
2nd
MIA 29
HOU 41
 
2nd
MIN 46
IND 37
 
2nd
OKC 37
UTA 45
 
9:00pm Tonight
DEN
POR
 
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LAL
PHO
 
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GSW
LAC
 
2nd
LALAF 20
ARKST 9
 
3rd
NJD 3
NYR 1
 
2nd Intermission
BOS 2
SJS 3
 
3rd
NYI 2
TOR 5
 
2nd
MON 0
DET 1
 
1st Intermission
NAS 1
ARI 1
 
1st Intermission
WIN 2
CAR 1
 
1st
CHI 0
PHI 0
 
1st
DAL 1
VAN 0
 
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COL
FLA
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CAL
TAM