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GREENSBORO, N.C. – For the second-straight year, UNC Greensboro men’s basketball will begin its season against North Carolina A&T with this year’s crosstown rivalry game taking place in the Greensboro Coliseum. 

UNCG Athletics has set a goal of 10,000 fans overall, which would set a new school record for season-opening attendance. 

Who: North Carolina A&T

Where: Greensboro Coliseum | Greensboro, N.C. 

When: Tuesday, Nov. 5 | 7 p.m. 

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Five Facts To Know

-- Over the last three seasons, UNCG has won a combined 81 games which is tied for the seventh-most in the country during that span 

-- The Spartans were picked to finish in second place in both of the Southern Conference Coaches and Media polls 

-- Junior guard Isaiah Miller was named SoCon Preseason Player of the Year after a sophomore campaign in which he ranked in the top five nationally in total steals and steals per game while reaching the 20-point mark nine times 

-- Miller was joined on the Preseason All-SoCon Team by senior forward James Dickey, as the Raleigh, N.C., native enters his final season third in program history in career blocks 

-- The Spartans over the last two seasons have a 31-3 record in home contests highlighted by a school-best 17-game winning streak 

Series History

-- Tuesday’s game marks the 20th all-time meeting between UNCG and North Carolina A&T

-- The Spartans trail in the all-time series 8-11 

-- UNCG has won the last matchup between the two schools 

-- The two schools played against each other for 10 consecutive seasons from 1992-2002 

-- The first five matchups during that stretch were part of the Wrangler Nat-Greene Classic

Upcoming For The Spartans

UNCG will make its first road appearance on Friday night when the Spartans square off with No. 3 Kansas in Allen Fieldhouse. Tip-off is scheduled for 9 p.m. EST and the game will be televised on ESPNU. 

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