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11-29-2019
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GREENSBORO, N.C.  – UNCG men's basketball looks to extend its win streak to three straight on Saturday, traveling to Washington, D.C. to faceoff with the Georgetown Hoyas at Capitol One Arena at 2 p.m. The matchup will be broadcast on national television this weekend on FS2, following up their SoCon-opener victory over VMI from this past Sunday. 

Who: Georgetown
Where: Capitol One Arena | Washington, D.C.
When: Saturday, November 30 | 2 p.m. 

Series History

-- The Spartans are 0-2 against the Hoyas all-time, last falling to Georgetown 78-56 on December 22, 2016

-- Villanova is the only other current member of the Big East to play against the Spartans, with the Wildcats winning that matchup 84-63 on December 28, 2003

Five Facts To Know

-- James Dickey and Kyrin Galloway are both tied for a SoCon-best 17 blocks this season, ranking 23rd in Division I men's basketball overall

-- UNCG's 53.7 points allowed per game are the eighth-fewest in the country, while their 68 steals and 41 blocks rank 22nd and 14th respectively

-- Isaiah Miller's 1.86 steals per game rank third in the Southern Conference this year, while his team-best 15.4 points per game rank sixth

-- Kaleb Hunter currently leads the SoCon with a 61.4 field goal percentage, he's registered double-doubles against both Appalachian State and No. 4 Kansas 

-- Head Coach Wes Miller (146) is tied for the 18th-most victories by a coach in SoCon history after beating VMI last week, tied with Fred Schaus (West Virginia; 1954-60)

The Hoyas

-- Senior center Omer Yurtseven leads the nation with 4.83 offensive rebounds per game and is averaging just under a double-double at 16.5 points and 9.8 rebounds per contest

-- The Hoyas are impressive shot-blockers in their own defense, with their 5.5 rejections per game ranking 29th in Division I

Coming Up Next

The Spartans return home for their seventh home contest of the season, hosting ASUN opponent Kennesaw State on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Greensboro Coliseum

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