Shabazz was 9 of 18 from the field and sank both of his free throws. Justin Forrest added 19 points and five assists for the Mountaineers (5-4). Tyrell Johnson had 13 points and Isaac Johnson had 10 rebounds.
Forrest and Shabazz scored all of Appalachian State's points during a 20-11 start, a O'Showen Williams' 3-pointer made it 27-14 and the Mountaineers led 44-33 at the break.
Johnson made a 3-pointer, a layup and a dunk in the first two minutes of the second half and a Craig Hinton 3 near the halfway point stretched it to 64-48.
Stephan Jiggetts scored 17 points for the Bulls (4-5), who are on a three-game skid.
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