ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Tajion Jones scored 19 points, knocking down four 3-pointers, to lead five UNC-Asheville players in double figures as the Bulldogs topped High Point 90-84 in overtime on Sunday.
LJ Thorpe added 18 points for the Bulldogs (3-2, 2-0 Big South). Coty Jude chipped in 14 with a trio of 3-pointers, Lavar Batts Jr. scored 11 and Evan Clayborne had 10. Thorpe also had six assists.
John-Michael Wright had 22 points for the Panthers (1-4, 0-2). Lydell Elmore added 13 points. Ahmil Flowers had 11 points and six rebounds.
UNC Asheville missed two 3-pointers at the end of regulation, but Jute hit from distance to kick off the overtime and then added three free throws as the Bulldogs took control.
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