ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP)Drew Pember’s 20 points helped UNC Asheville defeat South Carolina Upstate 64-58 on Saturday.
Pember also contributed 10 rebounds and four steals for the Bulldogs (15-6, 7-1 Big South Conference). Caleb Burgess added 14 points while going 4 of 7 and 6 of 8 from the free throw line, and he also had five assists. Tajion Jones recorded eight points and was 2 of 8 shooting (2 for 5 from distance). The Bulldogs picked up their sixth straight win.
Trae Broadnax led the Spartans (9-10, 4-4) in scoring, finishing with 19 points and nine rebounds. Ahmir Langlais added 10 points and seven rebounds for South Carolina Upstate. Jordan Gainey also put up 10 points and two steals.
Both teams next play Wednesday. UNC Asheville hosts Presbyterian while South Carolina Upstate visits Gardner-Webb.
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