GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNC Greensboro men’s basketball was unable to extend a historic winning streak on home court, as the Spartans on Thursday night fell to Wofford 72-43 at the Greensboro Coliseum.
The loss snapped a 17-game winning streak in front of the home court dating back to Dec. 21, 2017.
The Spartans started the contest down 14-0, as Wofford made five straight shots after missing its first two attempts from the field on the night. UNCG, meanwhile, struggled to put the ball in the basket, missing its first seven attempts.
UNCG’s first points on the night came more than five minutes into the game courtesy sophomore guard Isaiah Miller. Miller – along with senior guard Francis Alonso who made a three at the buzzer – led the Spartans in scoring in the first half with six points.
For the half, the Spartans shot 23 percent from the floor and 25 percent from the free-throw line as they entered the halftime break down 36-16.
UNCG’s struggled continued in the second, falling behind by as much as 36 before suffering a 29-point loss. In the second half, junior forward Kyrin Galloway led the Spartans with five points.
Miller finished the game with a team-high 10 points.
The Spartans will return to action on Saturday afternoon, hosting Furman. Tip-off for that game is scheduled for 5 p.m.
News And Notes
--The loss snapped a 17-game winning streak on home court for the Spartans. The 17-game home winning streak was the longest in program history, surpassing previous 12-game home winning streaks compiled between the 1979-80/80-81 and 1985-86/86-87 seasons.
--The loss drops the Spartans to 14-3 on the season and was the first defeat suffered against a non-ranked team.
--Entering the game, the Spartans had won their last nine games against SoCon opponents.
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