Coastal Carolina 63, N.C.-Asheville 74

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ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP)—Reid Augst and Matt Dickey scored 21 points apiece and North Carolina-Asheville defeated Coastal Carolina 74-63 Saturday, clinching a home berth in the quarterfinals of the Big South Conference tournament.

The Bulldogs (14-14, 10-7) have won five of their last six games, the only loss was a 66-65 defeat to league-leading Radford last Saturday.

The Chanticleers (11-17, 5-11), whose previous seven games came down to a final possession, fell behind 36-23 at halftime and couldn’t recover despite Joseph Harris’ 32 points and 12 rebounds.

The Chanticleers, who defeated the Bulldogs 64-57 on Jan. 19, failed to sweep UNC Asheville for the first time since the 2005-06 season.

Dickey went 7-for-10 from the field, including 5-for-5 from 3-point range. John Williams added 18 points and seven blocks for the Bulldogs, who made 30 of 56 field goals (53.6 percent).

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 Top Performers
 Coastal Carolina
Joseph Harris Joseph Harris
13-17,  32 Pts
12 Rebs, 0 Assists
 N.C. Asheville
Matt Dickey Matt Dickey
7-10,  21 Pts
5 Rebs, 4 Assists

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