Western Carolina vs UNC Asheville Recap - UNC Asheville Wins 71-61

UNC Asheville got a 24-point performance from Jeremy Atkinson, who added 11 rebounds as UNC Asheville ran past Western Carolina 71-61 on Friday at Kimmel Arena.

Will Weeks had 13 points for UNC Asheville and D.J. Cunningham chipped in with 12 points. Keith Hornsby had 3 assists for them, while Jeremy Atkinson was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.

Western Carolina got 15 points from Tom Tankelewicz in a losing cause and another 13 points from Tawaski King. Trey Sumler contributed 5 assists for them, while Tawaski King had 10 rebounds.

UNC Asheville trailed at halftime, 32-30.

UNC Asheville won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 47-40.