GREENSBORO, N.C. – After UNC Greensboro men’s basketball junior guard Isaiah Miller hit a layup with three seconds left, it looked like the Spartans were going to win their second game in as many days in the Spartan Invitational. However, a half court buzzer beater by Montana State’s Harald Frey resulted in a 67-66 victory for Montana State in Fleming Gymnasium. With the outcome, UNCG is now 3-2 through the first five games of the season.
For the game, UNCG shot just 36.2 percent from the field while Montana State made 21-of-40 attempts (52.5 percent) in the Spartans’ one-point loss.
Miller led all scorers in the game with a season-high 20 points. He was one of four UNCG players to reach double-digits on the night.
Three Things To Know
--Senior guard Malik Massey scored a career-high 12 points.
--Miller (161) moved into fifth place in career steals in program history, surpassing former teammate Demetrius Troy (160).
--The loss snaps an eight-game winning streak in Fleming Gymnasium for UNCG which dated back to Dec. 3, 2016.
Up Next For The Spartans
UNCG will conclude the Spartan Invitational on Monday night when they restore an old Southern Conference rivalry against Appalachian State. Tip-off for that game will be 7 p.m. in the Greensboro Coliseum.
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