UNC Asheville vs. Presbyterian: Recap and Stats

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UNC Asheville vs. Presbyterian: Recap and Stats
UNC Asheville 77
(12-10, 4-8 away)
Presbyterian 74
(5-17, 4-5 home)
Venue: Ross E. Templeton P.E. Center
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, January 30, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
UNC Asheville 38 39 77
Presbyterian 34 40 74
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
UNC Asheville J Atkinson 22 D Cunningham 10 T Meyer 4
Presbyterian K Mutakabbir 21 R McTavish 7 E Washington 9

Presbyterian forced only eight turnovers and lost by a slim margin to North Carolina-Asheville 77-74 in conference play on Wednesday, January 30th. William Truss put up a career-high 19 points and five rebounds in the Blue Hose loss. Khalid Mutakabbir also had a strong game, scoring a team-high 21 points. D.J. Cunningham recorded a double-double for the Bulldogs on a season-high 18 points and 10 rebounds. Next up for Presbyterian (5-17, 2-6 Big South) is High Point (9-10, 5-3 Big South) on Saturday, February 2nd on the road.

Presbyterian Game Notes

  • The Blue Hose have been unlucky 2 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Presbyterian has lost 25 close games.
  • Presbyterian has lost 100% of the time this season (0-6) after recording 24 or fewer rebounds.
  • Presbyterian has lost 86% of the time this season (1-6) after committing 16 or more turnovers.
  • When the opposition records 29 or more field goals made this season, Presbyterian has lost 100% of the time (0-6).
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 50.0% or better this season, Presbyterian has lost 100% of the time (0-6).
  • When the opposition commits 8 or fewer turnovers this season, Presbyterian has lost 100% of the time (0-7).
  • The Blue Hose set season highs for assists, three-pointers, and three-point percentage.
  • The last time Presbyterian had a three-point percentage of 50.0% or higher was Feb 14, 2012 against Winthrop.
  • Presbyterian set a season low for blocks.
  • The Blue Hose have outshot their opponents in free throw percentage for the past 6 games.
  • Presbyterian has recorded fewer steals than their opponents for the past 9 games.
  • The top two scorers (Khalid Mutakabbir and William Truss) accounted for 54.0% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Ryan McTavish and William Truss) accounted for 50.0% of the rebounds.
  • Khalid Mutakabbir has led the team in scoring in 13 out of 22 games this season.
  • Ryan McTavish has led the team in rebounding in 5 out of 22 games this season.
  • This marks the 14th 20-point game of Khalid Mutakabbir's career.
  • Khalid Mutakabbir has 4 straight double-digit point games.
  • Jordan Downing has 8 straight double-digit point games.
  • Jordan Downing had a career high with 5 three-pointers.
  • This was the 3rd foul out of the season for William Truss.

North Carolina-Asheville Game Notes

  • The Bulldogs won this one, but have lost 4 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, North Carolina-Asheville has lost 22 close games.
  • Jeremy Atkinson recorded a team season high in free throws made with 11.
  • The top two scorers (Jeremy Atkinson and D.J. Cunningham) accounted for 51.9% of the points.
  • D.J. Cunningham accounted for 34.4% of the team's rebounds.
  • Jeremy Atkinson has led the team in scoring 11 times in 22 games this season.
  • D.J. Cunningham has led the team in rebounding 4 times in 22 games this season.
  • Keith Hornsby has 4 straight double-digit point games.
  • D.J. Cunningham recorded the 15th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • D.J. Cunningham recorded a double-double. It was his 2nd this season and 9th of his career.
  • This marks the 8th 20-point game of Jeremy Atkinson's career.
  • Jeremy Atkinson has 9 straight double-digit point games.
  • Jeremy Atkinson set a career high with 11 free throws made.
UNCA PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AD.J. Cunningham3518101234
AJeremy Atkinson332232112
ATrent Meyer371134300
AWill Weeks34982200
BKeith Hornsby381711201
-Sam Hughes7010000
-Jon Nwannunu9000000
-Marcus Neely5000000
PRES PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+William Truss201951201
AK. Mutakabbir392114104
AJordan Downing351921102
BEric Washington38529005
BRyan McTavish40670001
CAustin Anderson8003000
C-Joshua Clyburn17421003
-Ryan Hargrave3010000

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