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Primm helps UNC Asheville beat Montreat 86-57

J.P. Primm scored 18 points and North Carolina-Asheville routed Montreat College 86-57 on Saturday, giving coach Eddie Biedenbach his 200th win with the Bulldogs.

Biedenbach is now 200-222 in 15 seasons at UNC Asheville (4-5), which won its 11th straight game at home dating back to last season.

Matt Dickey added 16 points and four steals for the Bulldogs and Chris Stephenson had 14 points, seven rebounds and four assists.

Coming off a five-game road trip, UNC Asheville never trailed, but the score was 5-5 six minutes into the game. The Bulldogs forced 26 turnovers, leading to 30 points, and held the Cavaliers to 31.4 percent shooting from the field (22 of 70).

Austin Harrison scored 13 points off the bench for Montreat (3-7), an NAIA school.

The Bulldogs, who led by 37 with 5:11 to go, hit 25 of 35 free throws. UNC Asheville also outrebounded the Cavaliers 58-42.