2019 ScheduleAll times ET

2019 Schedule
1-8, 1st in Big South
2d

Western Carolina beats UNC Asheville71-59 behind Gibson

Kameron Gibson hit three 3-pointers and scored 15 points to lead four Catamounts in double figures and Western Carolina pulled away early to beat UNC Asheville 71-59 on Saturday to win the 52nd edition of the Mountain Rivalry.

22d

Manhattan beats UNC Asheville 54-38

Tyler Reynolds scored 15 on Sunday, and Manhattan pulled away for a 54-38 win over UNC Asheville in the third and final day of the Northern Kentucky Basketball Classic.

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243d

UNC Asheville hires Texas' Morrell as coach

Mike Morrell, who has been an assistant on Shaka Smart's staffs with Texas and VCU, was hired by UNC Asheville as its new men's basketball coach on Wednesday.

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261dJeff Goodman

M. Tennessee St. turns to McDevitt as coach

Middle Tennessee State has reached agreement with UNC Asheville's Nick McDevitt to be its new head coach, replacing Kermit Davis, who took the Ole Miss job earlier this month.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Middle Tennessee is expected to hire UNC Asheville's Nick McDevitt as its next head coach, sources told ESPN.

Paul Sabin ESPN Analytics 

Since 2008, BPI has given 16 seeds on average a 1.8% chance of beating the 1 seed. BPI currently gives Pennsylvania a 7.1% chance to beat Kansas. Only UNC-Asheville in 2012 had a better chance to advance as a 16 seed during that span.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Another No. 1 seed goes down: UNC Asheville falls to Liberty in the Big South semis. Liberty vs. Radford for the automatic bid.

283d

Thomas, Teague help UNC Asheville hold onto 71-66 win

Ahmad Thomas and MaCio Teague scored 17 points each and Thomas lofted a short jumper after his defender fell backward and UNC Asheville went down to its last possession before holding off Charleston Southern 71-66 in a Big South Conference...

Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting 

Covered the Big South Conference this year and looking forward to the championship game on ESPN Sunday 1pm. Congratulations to this talented group! Player of the Year-Xavier Cooks, Sr. Winthrop, Freshman of the Year-Carlik Jones, Radford, Defensive Player of the Year- Ahmad Thomas, Sr. UNC Asheville Coach of the Year- Mike Jones, Radford, Scholar-Athlete of the Year Kevin Vannatta, Sr. UNC Asheville

Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting 

Winthrop travels to UNC Asheville tonight. The two best offensive teams in The Big South Conference will meet up and battle it out for first place. ESPNU at 7pm EST.

Team Stats

Points Per Game55.2
Rebounds Per Game30.9
Assists Per Game10.6
Points Allowed71.8Tied-184th

Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record2-4
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances4