ETSU tied a school record for most 3-pointers.
Andrew Rowsey made seven 3-pointers en route to 29 points for the Bulldogs (2-2). He has scored 20 or more points in his last six games dating to last season. Kem Ubaru added 17 points and David Robertson and Kevin Vannatta 14 apiece.
The Buccaneers were trailing 32-31 before finishing the first half on a 22-10 run to lead 53-42 at intermission. Rowsey's 3-pointer with 3:36 left got Asheville within 88-84 but ETSU finished on a 10-2 run with Riley scoring the final seven points.