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11-28-2018
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BUIES CREEK, N.C. – In a defensive battle, UNC Greensboro women’s basketball (3-3) fell short to Campbell (6-1) 53-49 Wednesday night in Gore Arena.

After missing the last two games, junior forward Te’ja Twitty led the team with a game-high 20 points on 8-for-9 shooting from the floor, a game-high nine rebounds and a game-high four steals.  Her second rebound of the game was her 500th career rebound. 

Junior guard Nadine Soliman added 11 points with eight rebounds, while junior guard Cece Crudup added seven points and sophomore forward Aja Boyd added six points and seven rebounds.

UNCG scored seven of the first nine points in the first quarter to take a five-point lead, 7-5, with 7:18 remaining in the quarter, but Campbell scored three of the next five points to cut the lead to a point, 9-8, with 3:34 left.  The Spartans scored seven of the final eight points to a first-quarter lead of seven points, 16-9.

Campbell scored the first four points of the second quarter to cut the lead to three points, 16-13, with 6:42 remaining in the quarter, but a Twitty basket, gave the Spartans a five-point lead, 18-13, with 5:25 left in the first half.  The Camels scored 10 of the next 15 points to take a five-point lead, 23-18, with 1:20, but a junior guard Mangela Ngandjui layup cut the halftime deficit to three points, 23-20.

The Spartans scored the first seven points of the third quarter to take a four-point lead, 27-23, with 6:44 remaining in the quarter, but Campbell scored the next four points to tie the game at 27 with 5:22 left.  UNCG scored six of the next nine points to take a three-point lead, 33-30, with 2:27 left, but the Camels scored seven of the final nine points to take a third-quarter lead of 37-35.

A Campbell three throw gave the Camels a three-point lead, 38-35, with 8:12 remaining in the fourth quarter, but the Spartans scored seven of the next nine points to take a three-point lead, 42-39, with 4:32 left in the game.  The Camels scored 10 of the next 12 points to take a five-point lead, 49-44, with 1:28 left.  UNCG scored five of the next seven points to cut the lead to two points, but two Campbell free throws gave the Camels the four-point win.

The Spartans have lost by a combined 14 points in the three losses this season with a seven-point loss to Georgia State, a three-point loss to Appalachian State and a four-point loss to the Camels. 

UNCG finishes the two-game road trip with a short trip to High Point, N.C., to face High Point Saturday at 5 p.m.

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