|UNC-Asheville defeats Belmont-Abbey 75-63|
|Written by Admin|
|Friday, 14 November 2008 20:30|
John Williams added 16 and Jason Ridenhour chipped in 12 for the Bulldogs (1-0), who shot 47.7 percent from the field en route to the school's third-straight season-opening win.
Richard Barbee scored 18 and Jonathan Jackson added 10 for the Barons (0-1), who shot 35 percent on the night.
The Barons trailed 31-28 with four minutes to go in the first before the Bulldogs' 10-3 run made the score 40-31 at the half. The Bulldogs eventually pulled out to a 17-point lead in the second half on the way to the final margin.