ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- MaCio Teague scored 24 points and Ahmad Thomas reached a rare Big South Conference milestone to help UNC Asheville defeat Longwood 90-80 on Tuesday night.
With four assists, Thomas reached 203 for his career and became the second player in league history to surpass 1,000 points, 600 rebounds, 200 steals and 200 assists.
Teague had 15 points and Baehre 12 in the first half and the Bulldogs had a 9-1 run over the last 2:22 for a 47-37 lead at the break.
Asheville built the lead to as much as 23 points before the Lancers had a late 14-2 run.
Watts is one of the most dynamic scoring guards in the country and looks to develop his game under coach Tom Izzo's tutelage.
Rocket Watts, the No. 27 overall prospect in the 2019 class, has committed to Michigan State.
UNC Wilmington will open its preseason basketball practices at North Carolina due to lingering effects of Hurricane Florence.