ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) Drew Pember scored 22 points as UNC Asheville beat Gardner-Webb 75-63 on Saturday.
Pember also contributed 10 rebounds for the Bulldogs (22-7, 14-2 Big South Conference). Tajion Jones scored 16 points and added six rebounds and five steals. Jamon Battle finished 8 of 10 from the floor to finish with 16 points.
UNC Asheville has a three-game lead over Longwood and Radford with two games remaining in the conference season.
Anthony Selden led the way for the Runnin' Bulldogs (15-13, 10-6) with 20 points and two blocks. Caleb Robinson added 14 points for Gardner-Webb. Kareem Reid also had 13 points, eight rebounds and two steals.
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