GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG women's basketball and UNC Asheville each enter this week's Black Friday contest in Asheville on three-game win streaks. The Spartans have defeated their previous three opponents by an average of 35 points per game, while the Bulldogs are yet to drop a decision in the 2019-20 season. With a win over UNCA, the Spartans will tie their best seven-game start to a season since the 1991-92 campaign.
-- UNCG is 14-3 against the Bulldogs all-time but dropped their last meeting with UNCA 77-63, back during the 2016-17 season
-- The Spartans are 107-59 against current Big South members all-time, while the Bulldogs have already beaten two SoCon opponents this year
Five Facts To Know
-- The Spartans scored a Division I program record in points against Erskine, pouring in 106, the second most in the team's all-time history
-- Five Spartans scored double digit points against the Flying Fleet, their winning margin against Erskine (62) was the largest the team has had since 1988
-- After scoring 31 this past Tuesday, Spartan guard Nadine Soliman now leads the conference and ranks 14th in the nation with 21.5 points scored per contest
-- As a team, UNCG leads the SoCon in both scoring offense (72.2) and scoring defense (57.2)
-- Aja Boyd's 60.8 field goal percentage leads the Southern Conference this season, and sits 33rd overall in Division I basketball
-- Asheville has coughed up the ball just 33 times all year, that's the least amount of turnovers in Division I women's basketball
-- The Bulldogs' rebound margin of plus 12.0 is the largest in the Southern Conference, pulling down 40-plus boards in each of their three wins against ETSU, Western Carolina and Lenoir Rhyne
Coming Up Next
The Spartans will stay in state with another Big South foe this next Tuesday, facing off with hosts Campbell in Buies Creek at 7 p.m.
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