N.C. Asheville Rumors & News

  • UNC-Asheville transfer Dylan Smith will join the Wildcats

    Arizona Desert Swarm "The Arizona Wildcats, looking to finalize their roster for the 2016-17 season and beyond, have landed UNC-Asheville Bulldogs transfer Dylan Smith, he announced on Twitter. Smith will have to sit out for a year before playing at Arizona, but then he'll have three years of eligibility with the..." May 12

  • Villanova rolls to easy victory over UNC Asheville

    The Sports Xchange "BROOKLYN, N.Y. - Daniel Ochefu returned to the Villanova starting lineup after being hampered by an ankle injury, scoring 17 points and pulling in 10 rebounds in the Wildcats' 86-56 win over UNC Asheville in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at the Barclays Center on Friday. Villanova..." March 18

  • UNC Asheville 77, Winthrop 68

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman guard Dwayne Sutton had season highs of 25 points and 18 rebounds to lead UNC Asheville past Winthrop 77-68 in the Big South tournament title game Sunday at Buies Creek, N.C., to claim the league's automatic NCAA tournament bid. Senior forward Sam Hughes added 15 points -- all in..." March 06

  • Marquette announces Andrew Rowsey transfer

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Andrew Rowsey, a 5-10 guard from UNC Asheville, announced that he will transfer to Marquette on Sunday afternoon via Twitter. On Monday, the school made it official. Rowsey expected to join the team later this summer and will redshirt the 2015-'16 season due to NCAA transfer rules. He will have..." May 19

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • Cannon transferring to UNCA

    Citizen-Times "The all-time leading shot blocker in NCHSAA history will finish his college basketball career at UNC Asheville, according to his former high school coach. Mountain Heritage graduate John Cannon was a 6-foot-10 junior center on Georgia's roster last season, but left the team prior to the..." June 03

  • UNC Asheville tops Coastal Carolina in pivotal Big South clash

    Myrtle Beach Online "When this week began, the Coastal Carolina men’s basketball team looked to be in comfortable control of a division championship and first-round bye in the Big South tournament. Thanks to a stretch of seven wins in the span of eight games, the Chanticleers had a two-game lead atop the..." February 25