N.C.-Asheville 57, Campbell 94
BUIES CREEK, N.C. (AP)—Jonathan Rodriguez scored 19 points to help Campbell rout North Carolina-Asheville 94-57 on Saturday.
The 37-point victory margin was Campbell’s largest against a Division I opponent since Feb. 6, 1989, when the Camels (2-1) defeated Augusta 99-62.
Campbell converted 20 North Carolina-Asheville turnovers into 29 points. The Camels led 42-28 at halftime, then increased the gap with an 18-2 run.
Lorne Merthie and Amir Celestin had season highs in scoring with 14 points apiece for the Camels. William Kossangue chipped in with 10.
The Bulldogs (3-1), who were trying to get off to a 4-0 start for the second straight year, were stymied by Campbell’s 11 of 24 3-pointers and 38-21 advantage on the boards.
Sean Smith led the North Carolina-Asheville with 13 points.