- Associated Press - Saturday, January 14, 2017

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - MaCio Teague had 10 of his 18 points in the final six minutes to help UNC-Asheville beat Charleston Southern 76-67 on Saturday night.

The Bulldogs (13-6, 5-1 Big South Conference) took the lead for good at 59-58 on Kevin Vannatta’s jumper with 5:55 left, and that sparked a 15-1 run that ended at 72-59 on Ahmad Thomas’s layup with a minute to go.

Teague added four free throws in the final 34 seconds and UNC-Asheville held on for its fifth straight win.

Thomas had 14 points, David Robertson added 13 and Vannatta scored 12 for the Bulldogs, who got their first lead at 43-42 during a 15-2 run early in the second half.

Charleston Southern (5-12, 1-5) opened with a 19-6 lead and led by as many as 10 early in the second half. Christian Keeling scored 19, Cortez Mitchell added 15, Armel Potter 13 and Javis Howard 10.



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