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UNC Greensboro defeats Georgia Southern 68-56

Freshman Tyrone Outlaw scored a season-high 17 points, with five 3-pointers, as UNC Greensboro ended a three game losing streak against Georgia Southern, 68-56 on Thursday. UNCG led by three points with just under 7 minutes left, but back-to-back 3-pointers by Outlaw gave the Spartans their biggest lead of the game at 61-52 with 4:25 remaining. Georgia Southern managed just four...
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February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

UNC Greensboro rallies by Appalachian State 66-61

Jordan Potts scored a career-high 26 points and Kyle Cain added 14 with 15 rebounds to help UNC Greensboro push past Appalachian State 66-61 Thursday night. The Spartans (11-12, 4-4 Southern Conference) trailed by 18 early in the second half, but stormed back as Potts drilled six 3-pointers to fuel a 33-14 surge and push into the lead, 56-55. After a Chris Burgess jumper for Appalachian...
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January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

UNC Greensboro comes back 69-65 vs. The Citadel

Kayel Locke scored 21 points and Kyle Caine added 20 as UNC Greensboro recovered from an 11-point halftime deficit to beat The Citadel 69-65 in overtime on Thursday night. UNC Greensboro (10-9, 3-1 Southern) trailed throughout the entire second half until Locke hit a layup with 2 seconds remaining in regulation to tie the score. Matt Van Scyoc missed a 3-point attempt for the Bulldogs...
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January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

UNC Greensboro beats Appalachian State 66-60

Kyle Cain had 12 points and 14 rebounds and UNC-Greensboro ran away from Appalachian State in the second half for a 66-60 win on Thursday night. After trailing 30-29 at halftime, UNCG (9-9, 2-1 Southern Conference) opened the second on a 13-6 run to take the lead for good. The Spartans had their biggest lead at 61-50 when Cain's layup capped an 8-2 run with 1:28 to play. Appalachian...
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

UNC-Greensboro 90, Furman 82

Kayel Locke scored 18 points and UNC Greensboro limited Furman to two field goals in the final six-plus minutes en route to a 90-82 victory Monday night. Two free throws by Kendrec Ferrara pulled Furman (6-9, 0-2 Southern Conference) within 80-78 with 2:29 to play but the Spartans scored six straight points over the next 1:45 to open up an eight-point lead with 44 seconds remaining...
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January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

UNC-Greensboro holds off Virginia Tech 55-52

Kayel Locke scored 15 points, including six in the final two minutes as the University of North Carolina-Greensboro defeated Virginia Tech 55-52 on Saturday. Locke's basket with 1:23 left gave the Spartans a 50-49 lead and they held on down the stretch. Kyle Cain scored a game-high 18 points to lead UNCG. The Spartans (7-7) rallied from an 11-point halftime deficit to record...
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December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

UNC Greensboro beats James Madison 78-65

Nicholas Paulos scored 21 points to help send UNC Greensboro past James Madison 78-65 on Wednesday night. Kyle Cain had 20 points with a team-high seven rebounds and three assists. Kayel Locke scored 11 points with three assists and R.J. White came off of the bench to post 12 points with six rebounds. The Spartans (6-6) hit 52 percent from the field, 76.5 percent from the line,...
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December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

UNC-Greensboro escapes with 75-70 win over Claflin

Kayel Locke scored 25 points as UNC-Greensboro held off Claflin, a Division II school, for a 75-70 win on Wednesday afternoon. UNC-Greensboro took a commanding 38-24 lead into halftime, after an early 13-2 run - with nine straight points from Locke. But Claflin responded by making three 3-pointers in the first 5 minutes of the second half to make it 45-38 UNCG. Brian Newsome'...
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December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Presbyterian rolls past UNC-Greensboro 87-66

Jordan Downing scored a school-record 37 points and William Truss had 13 points and 13 rebounds as Presbyterian put away UNC-Greensboro 87-66 Tuesday night. The Blue Hose (2-7) shot a blistering 63 percent from the field and led by as much as 22 during the game. Downing was 11 of 15 from the field, sank five of his six 3-point attempts and hit all 10 of his free throws. Danny Herrera...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

UNC Greensboro defeats Stetson 75-68

Nicholas Paulos made two 3-pointers midway through the second half to help give UNC Greensboro the lead and 75-68 victory over Stetson on Wednesday. Raymone Andrews hit a 3-pointer that put Stetson up 50-47 with 11:50 left to play. Back-to-back 3-pointers, two by Paulos and another by Jordan Potts, gave the Spartans a four-point lead that went uncontested in the tight matchup. ...
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November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

UNCG beats Greensboro 92-62

Kyle Cain scored 23 points and grabbed 14 rebounds Wednesday night and three of his teammates also scored in double figures as UNC Greensboro dominated crosstown rival Greensboro College in a 92-62 win. Cain made 10 of 14 field goal and the Spartans (3-1) outshot the Division III Pride 58.6 percent to 28.4 percent from the field. Jordan Potts scored 17 points, including five 3...
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November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

UNC Greensboro defeats Chowan 97-58

Kyle Cain scored a game-high 17 points, joining four teammates in double figures, to lead UNC Greensboro to a 97-58 victory over D-II Chowan on Sunday. Cain scored seven points in the opening five minutes, helping to propel UNC Greensboro (2-1) to a 13-7 lead. The Spartans were ahead 49-25 at halftime. RJ White made 11 rebounds as UNC Greensboro owned a 50-22 advantage on the boards...
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November 17, 2013  |  Discuss

UNC Greensboro tops High Point 82-74

Kayel Locke and Kyle Cain each scored 21 points as UNC Greensboro topped High Point 82-74 in the season opener for both teams. It was Cain's first career game for UNCG (1-0) after transferring from Arizona State and sitting out last season due to NCAA transfer rules. Tyrone Outlaw also had a strong debut, coming off the bench to score 14 points and grab nine rebounds in his...
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November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

UNC-Greensboro 87, Chattanooga 81

Derrell Armstrong had 25 points and eight rebounds, and UNC Greensboro scored 55 second-half points to beat Chattanooga 87-81 in the first round of the Southern Conference tournament Friday. Trevis Simpson scored 17 points, Nicholas Paulos had 11 and Kayel Locke 10 for the 10th-seeded Spartans (9-21), who will face second-seeded Elon on Saturday. The seventh-seeded Mocs led 67...
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March 08, 2013  |  Discuss

UNC-Greensboro 88, Furman 65

Trevis Simpson scored 29 points to lead four players in double figures in UNC Greensboro's 88-65 victory over Furman in a Southern Conference game on Thursday night. Derrell Armstrong, Kayel Locke and Nick Paulos had 11 points each, with Armstrong adding five rebounds and five assists for the Spartans (7-15, 5-6), who snapped a two-game road losing streak. Furman pulled to...
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February 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Coll. of Charleston 81, UNC-Greensboro 59

Andrew Lawrence scored 17 points and Trent Wiedeman recorded a double-double to help College of Charleston to an 81-59 win over UNC Greensboro on Saturday night. Wiedeman finished with 14 points and 12 rebounds for the Cougars (16-7, 8-3 Southern Conference), who have won four straight games. Willis Hall scored 12 points and grabbed nine rebounds, and Anthony Stitt and Adjehi Baru...
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February 02, 2013  |  Discuss

UNC-Greensboro 77, Chattanooga 69

Trevis Simpson scored a career-high 41 points to help UNC Greensboro string together back-to-back wins for the first time this season, beating Southern Conference-rival Chattanooga 77-69 Sunday. Simpson, who had 30 points in the Spartans' Jan. 24 matchup with Samford, made 14 of 25 shots and tied a career-high with seven 3-pointers. Nicholas Paulos aided Simpson with 11 points...
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January 27, 2013  |  Discuss

UNC-Greensboro 71, Wofford 52

Trevis Simpson scored 19 points, and Derrell Armstrong finished with 16 points and nine rebounds to lead UNC Greensboro over Wofford 71-52 Wednesday night in a Southern Conference matchup. Kelvin McNeil added 13 points for the UNC Greensboro (4-12, 2-3). Ahead 28-27 at the 5:40 mark in the first half, UNC Greensboro closed out the period on a 15-3 run to take a 43-30 lead into...
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January 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Appalachian St. 83, UNC-Greensboro 70

Nathan Healy matched his career high with 24 points and Appalachian State dominated the second half to rally past UNC Greensboro 83-70 Monday night for its fifth straight win. The Mountaineers (7-8, 3-1 Southern Conference), who trailed by 10 in the first half and 39-32 at the break, roared out of the locker room with a 13-0 run to lead 45-39 with 15:57 remaining. After Appalachian...
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January 14, 2013  |  Discuss

W. Carolina 62, UNC-Greensboro 59

Trey Sumler scored 17 points, and Western Carolina made 31 of 38 from the free throw line to hold off UNC Greensboro 62-59 in a Southern Conference game on Saturday afternoon. UNCG was 13 of 22 from the line. Preston Ross scored 12 points for the Catamounts (7-9, 4-0). The 4-0 start matches Western Carolina's best in conference play in the 1994-95 season. The Catamounts have...
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January 12, 2013  |  Discuss

UNC-Greensboro 86, Lees-McRae 47

Nicholas Paulos scored 26 points to lead UNC Greensboro to an 86-47 rout of Lees-McRae on Wednesday night in a nonconference mismatch. The Spartans (3-10), who had lost five in a row and nine of their last 10 games, got healthy against Division II Lees-McRae. The winless Bobcats (0-11) had just one player in double figures: D.J. Brown, whose 15 points came on five 3-pointers. At...
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January 10, 2013  |  Discuss

UNC Greensboro G Trevis Simpson hurt his foot walking through hotel lobby

UNC Greensboro never stood a chance against North Carolina State in their 89-68 loss on Monday night, especially with Trevis Simpson on the bench. Simpson, who ranks in the top 15 in scoring in the NCAA with 20.3 points per game, was sidelined with an ankle injury. Unlike most basketball injuries which usually occur on the court, Simpson hurt his ankle walking through a hotel lobby...
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January 05, 2013  |  Discuss

UNC Greensboro falls to No. 23 NC State, 89-68

Before UNC Greensboro lost the game, the Spartans lost their best player to a freak injury - and the culprit was, of all things, an automatic door. With Trevis Simpson sitting out with one of the more bizarre injuries of the year, the Spartans hung tough for a while before losing 89-68 to No. 23 North Carolina State on Monday. Coach Wes Miller said Simpson - the nation's 15th...
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December 31, 2012  |  Discuss

No. 23 NC State 89, UNC-Greensboro 68

C.J. Leslie scored 21 points and No. 23 North Carolina State pulled away to beat UNC Greensboro 89-68 on Monday. Scott Wood and Lorenzo Brown added 15 points apiece, and the Wolfpack (11-2) kept UNC Greensboro off the boards after halftime while using a timely run to break open a surprisingly tight game. Richard Howell had 11 points and 13 rebounds, and the nation's most accurate...
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December 31, 2012  |  Discuss

UNC-Greensboro-NC State Preview

North Carolina State might not be a "sophisticated team offensively to guard," but that hasn't stopped it from leading the nation in shooting. Facing a slumping UNC Greensboro team on Monday in Raleigh could help the 23rd-ranked Wolfpack continue their hot shooting and win seven straight for the first time in five seasons. Taking the floor for the first time since...
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December 30, 2012  |  Discuss
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