The Associated Press DeVon Baker scored 26 points, UNC Asheville made up a 17-point gap to tie in regulation and defeat Radford 76-68 in overtime on Sunday. Coty Jude sparked a 19-4 rally by UNC Asheville, hitting two 3-pointers, and a Tajion Jones trey forced OT at 67-67. Jones scored 12 points with six rebounds for UNC Asheville (9-7, 8-3 Big South Conference), which earned its sixth straight home victory.
He’s trying to figure out how to be an effective part of the rotation, but there have been nights when the team has needed more from him than just being effective, and he hasn’t been able to do that. All of us, Barton included, need to continue to be patient with him as he progresses. I have faith he’ll be good for the Nuggets this year.
No quit in the Phoenix Suns, but they faded late in a 120-112 double-overtime loss Saturday night to Denver in the second of a home back-to-back at Phoenix Suns Arena. "Our guy were just battling, they were running on fumes," Suns coach Monty Williams said. "I was just unbelievably proud of how they competed.