Coastal Carolina vs. UNC Asheville: Recap and Stats

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Coastal Carolina vs. UNC Asheville: Recap and Stats
Coastal Carolina 60
(8-9, 1-7 away)
UNC Asheville 63
(10-10, 7-2 home)
Venue: Kimmel Arena
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, January 23, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Coastal Carolina 36 24 60
UNC Asheville 37 26 63
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Coastal Carolina R Trapps 27 R Trapps 8 K Greenwood 4
UNC Asheville J Atkinson 16 J Atkinson 7 T Meyer 3

On Wednesday, January 23rd, North Carolina-Asheville took on Coastal Carolina and just barely beat the Chanticleers 63-60 in conference play. The Bulldogs were led by Jeremy Atkinson, who got a team-high 16 points plus nine rebounds. D.J. Cunningham had seven points and added 11 rebounds. Anthony Raffa finished with a game-high 27 points and four rebounds (3 Ast 3 Stl) for the Chanticleers. The next game will be on Saturday, January 26th when North Carolina-Asheville (10-10, 4-2 Big South) hosts High Point (7-9, 3-2 Big South).

North Carolina-Asheville Game Notes

  • The last time UNCA started the season 10-10 was 2010.
  • The Bulldogs have won 2 close games this season (a win by 5 or fewer points). Since 2007, North Carolina-Asheville has won 23 close games.
  • North Carolina-Asheville has won 80% of the time this season (4-1) after committing 20 or fewer turnovers.
  • This season North Carolina-Asheville has won 75% of the time (6-2) when Jeremy Atkinson has 4 assists or more.
  • The Bulldogs have recorded more blocks than their opponents for the past 6 games.
  • This is the 8th game at home this season--UNCA has a 13.3 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (Jeremy Atkinson and Keith Hornsby) accounted for 46.0% of the points.
  • D.J. Cunningham accounted for 33.3% of the team's rebounds.
  • Jeremy Atkinson has led the team in scoring in 10 out of 20 games this season.
  • D.J. Cunningham has led the team in rebounding in 3 out of 20 games this season.
  • Will Weeks has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • Jeremy Atkinson has 7 straight double-digit point games.
  • D.J. Cunningham recorded the 14th double-digit rebound game of his career.

Coastal Carolina Game Notes

  • The Chanticleers have lost 3 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Coastal Carolina has lost 25 close games.
  • Anthony Raffa recorded a team season high in three pointers attempted with 11.
  • Anthony Raffa accounted for 45.0% of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Michel Enanga and El Hadji Ndieguene) accounted for 41.3% of the rebounds.
  • Anthony Raffa has led the team in scoring 12 times in 17 games this season.
  • Michel Enanga has led the team in rebounding 5 times in 17 games this season.
  • This marks the 28th 20-point game of Anthony Raffa's career.
  • Anthony Raffa has 3 straight 20+ point games.
  • Warren Gillis set a career high with 4 steals.
CCAR PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Anthony Raffa382743300
B+Michel Enanga28470200
BE. Ndieguene31651201
C+Warren Gillis301131406
CUros Ljeskovic13240001
CCharles Ashford9401001
C-Badou Diagne19230001
DK. Greenwood26412005
-Bisi Addey5000000
UNCA PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJeremy Atkinson341694207
B+D.J. Cunningham317113124
B+Will Weeks391260301
BKeith Hornsby361312302
B-Jon Nwannunu10521001
CTrent Meyer201001103
DMarcus Neely21030000
-Sam Hughes5000201
-C. Littlejohn4001001

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