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UNC Asheville downs Longwood 67-66

Sunday - 2/2/2014, 1:28am  ET

FARMVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Andrew Rowsey scored 32 points Saturday and Sam Hughes sank the game-winning free throws as UNC Asheville beat Longwood 67-66.

The Bulldogs (11-11, 5-3 Big South) were outshot 50 percent to 48 percent from the field and 53.3 percent to 47.6 percent from distance, but made 9 of 12 free throws to the Lancers' 4 of 9. Jaron Lane scored 12 for the Bulldogs and Hughes 10.

The Lancers (7-16, 2-6) led 21-20 on a jumper by Tristan Carey, but Hughes put UNC Asheville up 26-25 with a free throw and the Bulldogs led 33-29 at halftime.

Carey hit six consecutive treys for a 51-46 Longwood lead in the second, but Rowsey's 3 put the Bulldogs up by two. Karl Zeigler's layup made it 66-65 UNC Asheville at 1:16, but Damarion Geter fouled Hughes, who made the game-winning free throws.

Carey had 33 for Longwood and Lucas Woodhouse 12.


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