- Associated Press - Wednesday, January 22, 2014

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Jaron Lane scored 22 points and grabbed four rebounds as UNC Asheville rolled over Winthrop 81-66 on Wednesday night.

Andrew Rowsey had 17 points and five assists for the Bulldogs (10-9, 4-1 Big South). Sam Hughes added 12 points and seven rebounds and David Robertson chipped in with 11 points and six rebounds. The Bulldogs outrebounded Winthrop 47-29.

UNC Asheville went 19-6 to start the game and led 47-28 at the break.

In the second half, the Eagles came within nine points in the final minutes but could not close the gap. A layup by Lane with 1:52 left to play and 7 of 10 from the line closed out the scoring for the Bulldogs.

Leading the Eagles (9-8, 3-2) was Andre Smith with 12 points and five rebounds. Winthrop hit 39.7 percent from the field overall and just 42.1 percent from the line.



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