UNC-GREENSBORO SPARTANS NEWS

UNCG defeats Belmont Abbey 90-54

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) Francis Alonso made five 3-pointers and scored 17 points and UNC Greensboro defeated Belmont Abbey 90-54 on Friday. Marvin Smith and Jordy Kuiper added 11 points each and Diante Baldwin 10 for the Spartans (4-2), who made 37 of 73 shots - taking 27 more than the Knights - for 50.7 percent, and made 11 3-pointers. UNCG outrebounded the Knights 44-22, including...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Lamont makes key FTs, helps UNC Greensboro beat Mercer 69-65

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) Asad Lamot made a pair of free throws with 13.2 seconds left to help UNC Greensboro pull away and beat Mercer 69-65 on Sunday for its fifth straight win. With the victory, UNC Greensboro (14-17, 10-8 Southern) clinched the No. 6 seed and will face third-seeded Furman in the conference tournament. Mercer (18-12, 8-10) is the No. 7 seed and will play 10th...
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February 28, 2016  |  Discuss

UNC-Greensboro dominates Chattanooga 79-64

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) RJ White scored a career-high 26 points and Diante Baldwin had 22 as North Carolina-Greensboro upset Southern Conference leader Chattanooga 79-64 on Saturday. White finished 11 for 12 and is now shooting 62.3 percent from the field this season (144 for 231). Baldwin finished just one off his career high. UNC-Greensboro (12-17, 8-8) never trailed in the...
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February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Alonso scores 21 and UNC-Greensboro beats Samford 82-77, OT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Francis Alonso scored 21 points, including a 3-pointer to open overtime as North Carolina-Greensboro pulled away in the extra period to defeat Samford 82-77 Thursday night. Diante Baldwin added 18 points with seven rebounds and Kayel Locke - who forced overtime with a pair of free throws in the last five seconds of regulation - scored 14 points and also grabbed...
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February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

VMI downs UNC-Greensboro 86-72 with big first half

LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) QJ Peterson scored 19 points with five assists to lead a balanced attack and VMI used a big first half to beat UNC-Greensboro 86-72 on Thursday night to end a six-game skid. Tim Marshall scored 16 points and made four 3-pointers, Julian Eleby added 13 points with six assists, and Phillip Anglade and Austin Vereen scored 12 apiece for the Keydets (7-17, 2-11...
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February 11, 2016  |  Discuss

East Tennessee overtakes Greensboro 68-65

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) Deuce Bello scored 16 points, T.J. Cromer added 13 and East Tennessee overtook UNC Greensboro in the final minute for a 68-65 win Saturday. Leading by as much as 10, East Tennessee (15-9, 8-3 Southern) fell behind midway through the second half but stayed close, then edged back on top with Ge'Lawn Guyn's 3-point play to make it 66-65 with 40 seconds left...
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February 06, 2016  |  Discuss

UNC-Greensboro dominates Western Carolina in 75-58 win

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) Kayel Locke scored 17 points, and Asad Lamot added 13 points to lead North Carolina-Greensboro past Western Carolina 75-58 on Thursday night. The Catamounts are winless on the road, and had their eight-game win streak snapped against North Carolina-Greensboro. The Spartans (9-14, 5-5 Southern) raced to 21-6 lead and were never challenged. Francis Alonso...
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February 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Lewis sparks Mercer to 81-67 win over UNC-Greensboro

MACON, Ga. (AP) Jestin Lewis scored 19 of his 23 points in the second half and Mercer defeated North Carolina-Greensboro 81-67 on Saturday. Desmond Ringer added 16 points for the Bears (16-6, 6-3 Southern), who improved to 10-0 at home before 4,032 fans, the second largest crowd in Hawkins Arena history. Kayel Locke had 20 points for the Spartans (8-14, 4-5) and Francis Alonso...
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January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Locke scores 30 in UNCG's 102-95 win over The Citadel

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) Kayel Locke scored a career-high 30 points and UNC Greensboro defeated The Citadel 102-95 Thursday night. Locke was 11 of 14 from the floor while grabbing eight rebounds. Diante Baldwin added career highs of 23 points and nine assists and Francis Alonso also scored 21 points, making four 3-pointers. Marvin Smith scored 10 points and had a career-high 14...
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January 28, 2016  |  Discuss

UNC Greensboro tops Samford 86-78 behind Smith's 20

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) Marvin Smith scored 20 points with five 3-pointers and UNC Greensboro rallied on a late run to beat Samford 86-78 on Sunday. Kayel Locke scored 17 points, R.J. White added 15 with nine rebounds, and the Spartans shot 10 of 24 from long distance. Trailing 37-35 at halftime, the Spartans rallied to a 44-40 lead on Diante Baldwin's layup, but Samford pulled...
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January 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Alonso leads UNC-Greensboro past VMI 85-68

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) Francis Alonso scored 24 points and North Carolina-Greensboro used a big first half to roll to an 85-68 win over VMI on Sunday. Diante Baldwin added 15 points, RJ White 14, Asad Lamont 13 and Marvin Smith 11 for the Spartans (6-12, 2-3 Southern Conference), who made 10 of 22 3-pointers and shot 58 percent from the field (29 of 50). Alonso was 9 of 11 from...
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January 17, 2016  |  Discuss

UNC Greensboro rallies to beat Furman 67-66

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) Diante Baldwin scored six straight points and the winning basket in the final 1:40 to rally UNC Greensboro past Furman 67-66 on Tuesday night. Trailing 66-60 with 3:08 to play, Baldwin hit two free throws to pull the Spartans within 66-63, hit a jumper to make it a one-point game, and then scored the winning layup with five seconds left. Baldwin blocked Stephen...
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January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Locke leads UNCG over Jacksonville 71-69

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) Kayel Locke had 19 points, including nine straight late, plus a key rebound, as UNC Greensboro beat Jacksonville 71-69 at the Spartan Showcase on Sunday. Marcel White scored to open the second half to put Jacksonville (2-5) up 40-30. Two Clay Byrd 3-pointers gave UNCG (3-3) the lead, 56-54 with 9:13 remaining. The Spartans clung to the lead and Locke's nine...
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November 29, 2015  |  Discuss

IPFW holds on to beat UNC-Greensboro 64-58

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) Max Landis scored 14 points and made two free throws in the final minute as IPFW held on to beat UNC-Greensboro 64-58 in the Spartan Showcase on Saturday night. Landis made two 3-pointers and was 6 of 7 from the line. John Konchar had 13 points and nine rebounds for IPFW (6-1), which has won since six straight since losing its opener to Valparaiso. Kayel...
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November 28, 2015  |  Discuss

UNC-Greensboro pulls away from D-II Chowas 81-60

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) RJ White scored 19 points, Kayel Locke had 18 points and seven rebounds, and UNC-Greensboro beat Division II Chowan 81-60 on Tuesday night. UNC-Greensboro led by 17 points early in the second half, but Chowan clawed within single digits at 54-45 with 10:44 remaining. The Spartans steadily increased their lead and Marvin Smith's 3-pointer made it 76-56 with...
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November 17, 2015  |  Discuss

UNC-Greensboro beats Greensboro 86-69 in season opener

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) Diante Baldwin had 15 points and five assists to lead UNC-Greensboro to an 86-69 victory over Division III member Greensboro in the season opener for both teams on Saturday night. Baldwin was 6-of-10 from the floor. Clay Byrd scored 17 points, and Marvin Smith added 15 points with 9-of-11 shooting from the free-throw line. Kayel Locke, a preseason All-Southern...
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November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

UNCG beats Samford 81-76 in SoCon tournament opener

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) Diante Baldwin had a career-high 19 points on Friday and No. 8 seed UNC-Greensboro held off ninth-seeded Samford 81-76 in the Southern Conference tournament opener. UNCG (11-21) led by 11 points early in the second half and never trailed in the period. Samford (13-19) closed the margin to within two points three different times, the latest at 78-76 on Christen...
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March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

White with 24, UNC-Greensboro beats Samford 81-67

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) RJ White scored 24 points and had 12 rebounds, leading four other UNC-Greensboro players in double figures, and the Spartans beat Samford 81-67 on Thursday night. White had 13 points in the first half, including a three-point play that snapped a tie for a 36-33 Spartans advantage at intermission. He finished shooting 10 of 13 from the floor. Tyler Hood hit...
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February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

UNC-Greensboro beats Furman 84-49

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) R.J. White had 14 of his 18 points in the first half, and UNC-Greensboro dominated Furman throughout for an 84-49 victory on Sunday. White made all four his 3-point attempts in the first half and the Spartans (9-20, 5-11 Southern) were 9 of 13 from long range to lead 41-25 at the break. Greensboro closed the first half on a 27-11 run. Nicholas Paulos finished...
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February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Paulos cuts loose for 20 as UNC-Greensboro beats VMI 85-56

LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) Nicholas Paulos scored 20 points, his most since late November, and Marvin Smith added a career-high 14 off the bench as North Carolina-Greensboro walloped VMI 85-56 on Tuesday night. Paulos hit 7 of 10 from the field including three 3-pointers in five attempts. Smith added a pair of 3-pointers and was a perfect 4 of 4 from the foul line. Jordy Kuiper added a...
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February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Locke with 19, leads UNC Greensboro past VMI 75-63

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) Kayel Locke scored 19 points and RJ White had nine with 14 rebounds to help UNC Greensboro beat VMI 75-63 on Wednesday night. Locke shot 9 of 16 from the floor and grabbed eight rebounds. Nicholas Paulos scored 16 points and Diante Baldwin chipped in 10 with eight boards for UNC Greensboro (6-13, 2-4 Southern League), which outrebounded VMI 53-40. Greensboro...
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January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Furman comes back against UNC Greensboro 71-64

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) Devin Sibley scored 21 points and Furman used a big second half to overcome a nine-point halftime deficit and beat UNC Greensboro 71-64 on Thursday. Geoff Beans had 15 points and Kris Acox added 11 for Furman (4-10, 2-2 Southern Conference). UNC Greensboro raced to an 11-5 lead early as Furman made just two of its first eight shots. The Paladins recovered to...
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January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

UNC Greensboro easily beats Mars Hill 92-48

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) Tevon Saddler scored 19 points and all of UNC Greensboro's starters reached double figures in a 92-48 victory over Mars Hill on Wednesday as the Spartans snapped a three-game losing streak. RJ White scored 18 points, Kayel Locke 17, Nicholas Paulos 13 and Diante Baldwin 11 for the Spartans (5-9), who shot 50.7 percent including 8 of 19 from the arc (42.1 percent...
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December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

UNC Greensboro holds off Greensboro College 82-78

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) Tevon Saddler scored 24 points and Nicholas Paulos added 19 to help UNC Greensboro beat crosstown foe Greensboro College 82-78 on Wednesday. Greensboro College's Raheem Martin hit the first of two free throws to knot the game at 75. UNCG's Paulos converted a three-point play and later Diante Baldwin hit two free throws for an 80-75 lead. Greensboro got within...
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December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

UNC Greensboro holds off Presbyterian 55-53

CLINTON, S.C. (AP) Kayel Locke scored 20 points, grabbed eight rebounds and had a late putback basket as UNC Greensboro held off Presbyterian 55-53 Saturday. Nicholas Paulos chipped in 11 points and RJ White had 11 with 10 rebounds for the Spartans (2-6), who shot 43.6 percent from the field. William Truss paced Presbyterian (3-6) with 17 points and eight rebounds and Jordan Downing...
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December 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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