GREENSBORO, N.C. – An old Southern Conference rivalry will be renewed on Monday night when UNC Greensboro men’s basketball hosts Appalachian State in the final game of the Spartan Invitational.
Who: Appalachian State
Where: Greensboro Coliseum | Greensboro, N.C.
When: Monday, Nov. 18 | 7 p.m.
Five Facts To Know
-- After scoring 58- and 34-point victories to open up Spartan Invitational play against Averett and Tennessee Tech respectively, UNCG suffered a heartbreaking loss on Saturday night when Montana State hit a half-court buzzer beater to knock off the Spartans 67-66
-- In UNCG’s victory over Tennessee Tech the night before, the Spartans allowed just 30 points, fewest against a Division I team in program history
-- This will be the first meeting between the two former SoCon opponents since Appalachian State left the conference following the 2013-14 season
-- Senior forward James Dickey needs just four more blocks to move into second place in career blocks in program history
-- Appalachian State enters the game with a 3-2 record on the season with victories over Ferrum, East Carolina and Tennessee Tech
-- The all-time series is tied at 22-22
-- Of the previous 44 matches, 20 have been decided by single digits
-- UNCG is 9-10 against Appalachian State in Greensboro
Upcoming For The Spartans
UNCG will host VMI in its SoCon opener on Sunday, Nov. 24 in the Greensboro Coliseum. Tip-off is scheduled for 3 p.m.
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