UNC Asheville Bulldogs vs Gardner-Webb Bulldogs Wrap - Gardner-Webb Wins 82-81

Gardner-Webb earned a 82-81 victory over UNC Asheville on Saturday, getting 23 points from David Efianayi at Paul Porter Arena.

Jose Perez had 19 points for Gardner-Webb and Nate Johnson chipped in with 15 points. Jaheam Cornwall had 6 assists for them, while Jose Perez was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.

UNC Asheville got 24 points from Coty Jude in a losing cause and another 18 points from Devon Baker. Cress Worthy contributed 6 assists for them, while Coty Jude had 7 rebounds.

Gardner-Webb was winning at the break before taking care of business in the second half.

UNC Asheville won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 25-24.

Gardner-Webb heads into a battle against Longwood. UNC Asheville, meanwhile, will have their next action against Presbyterian.