Longwood vs. UNC Asheville: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Longwood vs. UNC Asheville: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Longwood 87
(8-24, 3-14 away)
UNC Asheville 72
(16-16, 10-6 home)
Venue: HTC Center
2:45PM ET / 11:45AM PT, March 05, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Longwood 47 40 87
UNC Asheville 35 37 72
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Longwood T Carey 21 M Kessens 10 L Woodhouse 7
UNC Asheville J Atkinson 19 J Atkinson 11 K Hornsby 5

Though they were a 13-point underdog coming into the game, Longwood earned an upset win over North Carolina-Asheville 87-72 in the first round of the Big South Tournament. The season series between the two teams is now tied at 1-1. Lucas Woodhouse was exceptional for the Lancers and got 17 points and seven assists. Tristan Carey had a game-high 21 points and added two rebounds. Jeremy Atkinson recorded a double-double for the Bulldogs with a team-high 19 points and 11 rebounds. North Carolina-Asheville (16-16) finished the regular season fourth in the Big South with a 10-6 conference record.

Longwood Game Notes

  • Longwood beat the spread by 28 points. That makes the 3rd time this season the Lancers have beaten the spread.
  • This season Longwood has won 71 percent of the time (5-2) when Tristan Carey has nine field goals made or more.
  • Tristan Carey recorded a team season high in steals with six.
  • The top two scorers (Tristan Carey and Lucas Woodhouse) accounted for 43.6 percent of the points.
  • Tristan Carey has led the team in scoring in nine out of 32 games this season.
  • Michael Kessens has led the team in rebounding in 20 out of 32 games this season.
  • Lucas Woodhouse has four straight double-digit point games.
  • David Robinson had a career high with four three-pointers.
  • This marks the 13th 20-point game of Tristan Carey's career.
  • Tristan Carey had a career high with six steals.
  • Michael Kessens recorded the 11th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Karl Ziegler has five straight double-digit point games.

North Carolina-Asheville Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Jeremy Atkinson and Keith Hornsby) accounted for 45.8 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Jeremy Atkinson and Will Weeks) accounted for 46.3 percent of the rebounds.
  • Jeremy Atkinson has led the team in scoring 17 times and in rebounding 14 times in 32 games this season.
  • Jeremy Atkinson recorded the ninth double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Jeremy Atkinson has 19 straight double-digit point games.
  • Jeremy Atkinson recorded a double-double. It was his sixth this season and ninth of his career.
  • Keith Hornsby has three straight double-digit point games.
  • Keith Hornsby set a career high with four steals.
LONG PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ALucas Woodhouse401757005
ATristan Carey322121623
AKarl Ziegler271743101
ADavid Robinson391532001
BMichael Kessens289100014
C+Jeylani Dublin25850203
CJeff Havenstein9050001
UNCA PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJeremy Atkinson4019111102
AKeith Hornsby351455401
B+Jon Nwannunu251150230
BWill Weeks331181103
B-Sam Hughes16540201
CTrent Meyer24421402
CC. Littlejohn21530102
C-D.J. Cunningham6320002

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