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BOONE, N.C. – Appalachian State University baseball used strong hitting from its whole lineup to win its home opener against UNC Asheville, 4-3, on Wednesdaynight at Beaver Field at Jim and Bettie Smith Stadium. The win gave Kermit Smith his first home win as head coach (1-0).

NEW ORLEANS –– Appalachian State University men’s basketball cut a 12-point first half deficit to just seven points at the break, but Troy would overwhelmingly take control in the second half and handed Appalachian an 84-64 defeat in the opening round of the Sun Belt Conference tournament on Wednesday.

A correction on a story that was reported on earlier today....