Charleston Southern vs. UNC Asheville: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Charleston Southern vs. UNC Asheville: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Charleston Southern 73
(14-9, 6-6 away)
UNC Asheville 65
(15-12, 9-4 home)
Venue: Kimmel Arena
2:00PM ET / 11:00AM PT, February 16, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Charleston Southern 29 44 73
UNC Asheville 27 38 65
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Charleston Southern S Nimley 18 P Gombwer 10 S Nimley 7
UNC Asheville T Meyer 27 D Cunningham 10 T Meyer 5

On Saturday, Feb. 16, North Carolina-Asheville took on Charleston Southern and was beaten at home by the Buccaneers 73-65 in conference play. With the loss, the Bulldogs remain winless against Charleston Southern this season at 0-2. The Bulldogs got a career-high 27 points (5 Ast 4 Reb 4 Stl) from Trent Meyer, with 21 points coming from three-point range. Jeremy Atkinson had 15 points and added seven rebounds. For the Buccaneers, Arlon Harper finished with 17 points and seven rebounds. North Carolina-Asheville (15-12, 9-4 Big South) travels to Coastal Carolina (12-11, 7-5 Big South) on Tuesday, Feb. 19.

North Carolina-Asheville Game Notes

  • The last time UNCA started the season 15-12 was 2000.
  • The Bulldogs have lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-4) after having a field goal percentage of 37.9 percent or worse.
  • North Carolina-Asheville has lost 83 percent of the time this season (1-5) after recording 65 or fewer total points.
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 46.8 percent or better this season, North Carolina-Asheville has lost 88 percent of the time (1-7).
  • When the opposition records 29 or more field goals made this season, North Carolina-Asheville has lost 80 percent of the time (1-4).
  • When the opposition records 44 or more rebounds this season, North Carolina-Asheville has lost 75 percent of the time (1-3).
  • The Bulldogs set a season high for three-pointers (nine).
  • UNCA set a season low for free throws made (six).
  • The Bulldogs have outshot their opponents in free throw percentage for the past five games.
  • This is the 12th game at home this season--UNCA has a 10.0 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Trent Meyer recorded a team season high in three-pointers with seven.
  • Trent Meyer accounted for 41.5 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (D.J. Cunningham and Jeremy Atkinson) accounted for 48.5 percent of the rebounds.
  • Trent Meyer has led the team in scoring in four out of 27 games this season.
  • D.J. Cunningham has led the team in rebounding in seven out of 27 games this season.
  • Jeremy Atkinson has 14 straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the fourth 20-point game of Trent Meyer's career.
  • Trent Meyer had career highs with 27 points, 10 field goals made, and seven three-pointers.
  • Keith Hornsby has nine straight double-digit point games.
  • D.J. Cunningham recorded the 17th double-digit rebound game of his career.

Charleston Southern Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Saah Nimley and Arlon Harper) accounted for 47.9 percent of the points.
  • Saah Nimley has led the team in scoring 13 times in 23 games this season.
  • Paul Gombwer has led the team in rebounding eight times in 23 games this season.
  • Arlon Harper has six straight double-digit point games.
  • Arlon Harper set a career high with six assists.
  • Saah Nimley has three straight double-digit point games.
  • Mathiang Muo has seven straight double-digit point games.
  • Paul Gombwer recorded the seventh double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Paul Gombwer set career highs with a 100 percent field goal percentage and eight defensive rebounds.
CSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Arlon Harper351776202
A+Saah Nimley331877002
BMathiang Muo311171002
BS. Strickland6511100
B-Paul Gombwer274100102
C+Allie Fullah12420000
CJeremy Sexton26830102
CCedrick Bowen10410001
C-Matt Kennedy6021000
C-Malcolm Bernard14211001
UNCA PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Trent Meyer392745401
AJeremy Atkinson391574100
B+D.J. Cunningham207100043
C+Jon Nwannunu13411010
C+Keith Hornsby281033104
CSam Hughes12030020
CWill Weeks33244003
D+C. Littlejohn15020111

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