Kelvin McNeil Named Blue Chip Performer
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG men's basketball fifth-year senior forward Kelvin McNeil (Newport News, Va./Delaware) has been named this week's Blue Chip Performer sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina after helping the Spartans post a 102-74 victory over Bluefield State Saturday night in an exhibition game in front of 1,842 fans at Fleming Gymnasium.
McNeil connected on 6-of-8 from the free throw line while hitting 4-of-11 from the field, including his first three-pointer of the game. He also contributed on the defensive end, posting a team-high four steals while getting the start at forward.
McNeil and the Spartans open the 2012-13 season Friday evening as they travel across the Triad to face High Point. Game time is set for 7 p.m. at Millis Center.
Blue Cross Blue Shield Of North Carolina Blue Chip Performer Weekly Winners
Sept. 4 – Hakan Ilhan, Men's Soccer
Sept. 10 – Katherine Santiago, Volleyball
Sept. 17 – Abraham Kemboi and Chelsea Sumney, Cross Country
Sept. 24 – Fanny Cnops, Women's Golf
Oct. 1 – Hakan Ilhan, Men's Soccer
Oct. 8 – Niltooli Wilkins, Women's Tennis
Oct. 15 - Jamie Simmons, Women's Soccer
Oct. 22 - Katherine Rodriguez, Women's Soccer
Oct. 29 - Paul Chelimo, Men's Cross Country
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