ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Ahmad Thomas scored 24 points and UNC Asheville held off Campbell for an 85-79 victory Saturday in a Big South opener.
MaCio Teague scored 12 of his 14 points in the second half with his jumper and two free throws giving Asheville (8-6) an 11-point lead with 3:25 to go.
Chris Clemons scored five points in an 11-2 run that got the Camels (6-7) back within two, 79-77, with 33 seconds left but the Bulldogs made 6 of 7 free throws from there with Campbell getting just a dunk from Andrew Eudy.
Thomas scored 16 points in the first half including six during a 16-6 run that overcame a Campbell lead. The Bulldogs led 43-40 at the break.
Clemons, the Big South's leading scorer, had 25 points to extend the nation's longest active double-figure scoring streak to 61 games.
Mannion, who recently reclassified and is ESPN's No.11 overall player in the class of 2019, chose Arizona over Marquette.
He'll fit in with Sean Miller's plans for a faster tempo on offense.
The cream of the crop of American high school basketball will congregate in Colorado Springs from Oct. 5-7, as USA Basketball unveils its newly expanded Junior National Team minicamp in collaboration with the NBA, NCAA and NBPA.