April 12, 2006
Spartans sign four for men's basketball on first day of spring NLI period
GREENSBORO, NC UNC Greensboro mens basketball coach Mike Dement announced Wednesday the receipt of four National Letter of Intent commitments on the first day of the spring signing period.
April 6, 2006
Hines, Hickman honored by NCCSIA
GREENSBORO, NC UNC Greensboros Kyle Hines and Ricky Hickman have been named to the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Associations All-State squads, earning first and second-team honors, respectively.
March 7, 2006
Hines honored by US Basketball Writers Association
ST. LOUIS, MO UNC Greensboro sophomore forward Kyle Hines was named to the U.S. Basketball Writers Associations All-District team on Tuesday.
March 3, 2006
UNCG falls in overtime to Elon, 64-61, at SoCon Men's Basketball Championship
CHARLESTON, SC UNC Greensboro rallied from an 18-point second half deficit and had three chances to win the game at the end of regulation, but could not capitalize as the 10th-seeded Spartans fell in overtime to second-seeded Elon, 64-61, in quarterfinal action in the Southern Conference Mens Basketball Championship.
March 2, 2006
UNCG advances with 69-65 win over Western Carolina
CHARLESTON, SC Sophomore forward Kyle Hines recorded his 10th double-double of the season with 26 points and 10 rebounds to lead 10th-seeded UNC Greensboro to a 69-65 win over Western Carolina in the opening round of the 2006 Southern Conference Mens Basketball Championship at the North Charleston Coliseum.
March 1, 2006
Hines, Hickman earn All-SoCon, McClenny named to all-freshman
CHARLESTON, SC UNC Greensboros Kyle Hines and Ricky Hickman were both named to the Southern Conferences All-Conference team when the coaches selections were announced Wednesday afternoon, the day before the conference tournament begins.
February 25, 2006
Hickman's career-high 34 not enough as UNCG falls to Elon, 87-82
GREENSBORO, NC Elon used a late 9-2 run to break a 71-71 tie and defeat UNC Greensboro, 87-82, in mens basketball action at Fleming Gym on Saturday afternoon.
February 24, 2006
A Spartan Win = Pizza for You!
GREENSBORO, NC - Papa John's Pizza has announced that if UNCG beats Elon this Saturday, every fan in attendance will win a free pizza.
February 23, 2006
UNCG falls in final seconds at Appalachian State, 75-70
BOONE, NC UNC Greensboro rallied from a 14-point second-half deficit over the final 11:07 to have a shot to win it, but fell short at Appalachian State, 75-70.
February 21, 2006
Hines tops record, but UNCG falls at Western Carolina, 67-53
CULLOWHEE, NC Western Carolina jumped out to an early 11-point lead and held on as the Catamounts defeated UNC Greensboro, 67-53, in Southern Conference mens basketball action.
February 18, 2006
Spartans fall in overtime, 80-76, at St. Peter's
JERSEY CITY, NJ Keydren Clark scored 25 points, including six in the overtime period, to lift St. Peters to an 80-76 win over UNC Greensboro in mens basketball action at the Yanitelli Center on Saturday afternoon.
February 11, 2006
Spartans fall at home to Chattanooga, 76-67
GREENSBORO, NC Casey Longs 3-pointer with 2:31 to play was the big blow in a late 7-0 run that pushed Chattanooga to a 76-67 win over UNC Greensboro in Southern Conference mens basketball action at Fleming Gym on Saturday night.
February 8, 2006
Quick start lifts Davidson past UNCG, 92-73
DAVIDSON, NC Brendan Winters scored 18 points in the first 15 minutes on his way to a 24-point night as Davidson defeated UNC Greensboro, 92-73, in Southern Conference mens basketball action at Belk Arena on Wednesday night.
February 4, 2006
UNCG rallies from 16-point deficit to beat Furman, 65-59
GREENSBORO, NC For most of the night, Ricky Hickmans double-digit scoring streak was in jeopardy. But it was the shot that kept the streak alive that made everyone forget the streak.
February 3, 2006
Hines named SoCon men's basketball Co-Player of the Month
GREENSBORO, NC UNC Greensboro sophomore forward Kyle Hines has been named Southern Conference Co-Player of the Month for his outstanding play in the month of January.
January 30, 2006
UNCG falls in double OT at Wofford, 84-78
SPARTANBURG, SC Wofford College outscored UNC Greensboro 12-6 in the second overtime period to come away with a 84-78 win in Southern Conference mens basketball action Monday night.
January 28, 2006
UNCG falls at Georgia Southern 86-78
STATESBORO, GA Elton Nesbitt, the Southern Conferences leading scorer, had a season-high 36 points to offset Ricky Hickmans eighth 20-point game of the season as Georgia Southern held off UNC Greensboro, 86-78, in SoCon mens basketball action Saturday night at Hanner Fieldhouse.
January 23, 2006
Late surge lifts UNCG to easy win, 65-46, over The Citadel
GREENSBORO, NC Ricky Hickman recorded his 18th straight double-digit scoring game with 16 points and went over 900 points for his career as UNC Greensboro pulled away late for a 65-46 win over The Citadel on Monday night at Fleming Gym in mens basketball action.
January 21, 2006
UNCG holds on for 62-60 win over Appalachian State
GREENSBORO, NC Sophomore forward Kyle Hines had 16 points, nine rebounds, five blocks and five steals, including the clincher with two seconds left, as UNC Greensboro nipped Appalachian State, 62-60, in Southern Conference mens basketball action at Fleming Gym.
January 16, 2006
Hot second half leads Western Carolina past UNCG, 87-76
GREENSBORO, NC Western Carolina was nearly perfect in the second half, hitting 15-of-19 from the field and 10-of-11 from the free throw line, to offset a good shooting night by UNC Greensboro and win, 87-76, in Southern Conference mens basketball action Monday night at Fleming Gym.
January 14, 2006
Elon wins fifth straight, turns away UNCG, 62-56
ELON, NC Ricky Hickman recorded his first career double-double and Kyle Hines had his SoCon leading sixth double-double of the season, but it wasnt enough as UNC Greensboro fell at Elon, 62-56, in mens basketball action Saturday night at Alumni Gym.
January 12, 2006
Select tickets remain for UNCG-Elon contest this Saturday night
ELON, NC A select number of tickets are available for the UNCG-Elon mens basketball contest this Saturday night at Alumni Gym.
January 11, 2006
Hines' career night helps UNCG roll past Montreat
GREENSBORO, NC UNC Greensboro forward Kyle Hines scored a career-high 29 points and also had six assists, five blocks and five steals as the Spartans rolled past Montreat, 96-68, in nonconference mens basketball action Wednesday night at Fleming Gym.
January 7, 2006
Spartans fall at Chattanooga, 78-69, in SoCon men's basketball
GREENSBORO, NC Sparked by a 10-2 run to open the second half, Chattanooga broke open a tight game and went on to beat UNC Greensboro, 78-69, Saturday afternoon in mens basketball action.
January 3, 2006
Hines scores 18 but Spartans fall to No. 13 Wolfpack, 83-52
RALEIGH, NC NC State had five players in double figures led by Tony Bethels 20 points as it improved to 12-1 on the season with a 83-52 win over UNC Greensboro in mens basketball action at the RBC Center on Tuesday night.
December 31, 2005
Redick's 35 leads No. 1 Duke past UNCG, 102-69
GREENSBORO, NC - J.J. Redick scored 35 points to offset a 23-point effort by UNC Greensboros Ricky Hickman as top-ranked Duke defeated the host Spartans, 102-69, in mens basketball action at the Greensboro Coliseum on Saturday afternoon.
December 21, 2005
Spartans drop second straight, fall at William & Mary, 83-73
WILLIAMSBURG, VA - William & Mary opened up the second half by scoring the first 10 points to break open a close game and then held on late for a 83-73 victory over UNC Greensboro in mens basketball action at Kaplan Arena Wednesday night.
December 19, 2005
UNCG falls late at Delaware, 89-77
NEWARK, DE All-America candidate Harding Nana led the way with 24 points and 11 rebounds, 12 of those points coming over the final 10:33, as Delaware pulled away late to win its home opener, 89-77, over UNC Greensboro in mens basketball action Monday night at the Bob Carpenter Center.
December 16, 2005
It's a KO ... as Spartans defeat Greensboro College, 85-47
GREENSBORO, NC -- Sophomore guard Kevin Oleksiak set a school-record with nine 3-pointers on his way to a career-high 31 points as UNC Greensboro pounded next-door neighbor Greensboro College, 85-47, in nonconference mens basketball action at Fleming Gym on Friday night.
December 13, 2005
Ricky Hickman named SoCon Men's Basketball Player of the Week
SPARTANBURG, SC UNC Greensboro junior guard Ricky Hickman was named the Southern Conferences Mens Basketball Player of the Week on Tuesday for his outstanding play in UNCGs two wins last week.
December 11, 2005
Spartans hold off late charge, defeat upstart Gardner-Webb, 76-68
GREENSBORO, NC Sophomore forward Kyle Hines tied a season-high with 22 points to go along with 10 rebounds, six blocks and five steals as UNC Greensboro held off Gardner-Webb, 76-68, in mens basketball action Sunday afternoon at Fleming Gym.
December 7, 2005
Oleksiak named TIAA-CREF Student-Athlete of the Week
SPARTANBURG, SC The Southern Conference announced Wednesday the naming of UNC Greensboro sophomore guard Kevin Oleksiak as the TIAA-CREF Southern Conference Student-Athlete of the Week for the week of Dec. 7.
December 6, 2005
Hickman, Oleksiak shoot UNCG past ECU, 78-70
GREENVILLE, NC Ricky Hickman scored 15 of his 24 points in the final 7:34 and Kevin Oleksiak added a career-high 23 points as UNC Greensboro knocked off East Carolina, 78-70, in nonconference mens basketball action at Williams Arena.
December 3, 2005
Hines grabs record-breaking 21 rebounds as UNCG wins SoCon opener, 72-58, over CofC
GREENSBORO, NC Kyle Hines led the way with 18 points and 21 rebounds as UNC Greensboro won its Southern Conference opener, 72-58, over College of Charleston at Fleming Gymnasium on Saturday night.
November 30, 2005
Additional student tickets available Thursday at 8 am for UNCG-Duke
An addtional 300 student tickets have been made available for the Dec. 31 men's basketball game between UNCG and Duke. They will be available for pick-up Thursday morning beginning at 8 am at the Fleming Gym box office.
November 30, 2005
UNCG falls at South Carolina, 77-55, in men's basketball action
COLUMBIA, SC Tarence Kinsey scored nine of his 20 points in a three-minute span of the second half as South Carolina took control on its way to a 77-55 win over UNC Greensboro in mens basketball action at the Colonial Center on Wednesday night.
November 26, 2005
Oleksiak's jumper with 23 seconds left lifts Spartans past Hampton, 75-72
GREENSBORO, NC Kevin Oleksiak knocked down a 15-footer on the left wing with 23 seconds left and Hampton committed a lane violation on what would have been the tying free throw as UNC Greensboro defeated Hampton, 75-72, in mens basketball action Saturday night at Fleming Gym.
November 22, 2005
Big first half gives Vanderbilt 85-53 win over UNCG
NASHVILLE, TN Shaun Foster scored 12 of his 16 points in the first half as Vanderbilt jumped out to a big lead early and coasted to an 85-53 win over UNC Greensboro in nonconference mens basketball action Tuesday night at Memorial Gym.
November 15, 2005
Defense keys UNCG's 61-49 win over UT-Arlington at BCA Classic
SEATTLE, WA Sophomore forward Kyle Hines recorded his 12th career double-double with 19 points and 12 rebounds as UNC Greensboro held off UT-Arlington, 61-49, in Tuesdays fifth-place game of the 2005 BCA Classic at Bank of America Arena on the University of Washington campus.
November 14, 2005
Spartans rebound at BCA Classic with 62-49 win over Morgan St.
SEATTLE, WA Sophomore Kyle Hines returned to the lineup to the tune of 18 points and seven rebounds as UNC Greensboro defeated Morgan State, 62-49, in a consolation bracket game at the 2005 BCA Classic.
November 13, 2005
Shorthanded UNCG drops men's basketball opener, 71-48, to Wisconsin-Green Bay
SEATTLE, WA - Wisconsin-Green Bay hit 9 of 12 from 3-point range, including six 3-pointers in the first 12 minutes, as the Phoenix defeated UNC Greensboro, 71-48, in the opening round of the 2005 BCA Classic at University of Washingtons Bank of America Arena.
November 9, 2005
Spartans ink Kendall Toney to men's basketball NLI on first day of signing period
GREENSBORO, NC On the first day of the early signing period for the National Letter of Intent, UNC Greensboro mens basketball coach Mike Dement got the one and only commitment he needed for next years freshman class, signing Gaston Day Schools Kendall Toney to an NLI.
November 7, 2005
Spartans cruise to 88-68 win over Belmont Abbey in men's basketball exhibition
GREENSBORO, NC Ricky Hickman scored 21 points and Kyle Hines added 20 points to lead four Spartans in double figures as UNC Greensboro rolled to a 88-68 victory over Belmont Abbey in exhibition mens basketball action Monday night at Fleming Gymnasium.
October 10, 2005
UNCG tied for second in SoCon North in preseason polls; Hines gains preseason nod
SPARTANBURG, SC - The 11 Southern Conference mens basketball coaches as well as the media have picked UNC Greensboro to finish tied for second in the preseason poll announced as a part of SoCon Basketball Media Day on Monday.
October 6, 2005
UNCG-Duke basketball tickets to go on sale Monday
GREENSBORO, NC Tickets for the mens basketball game between UNC Greensboro and Duke to be played at the Greensboro Coliseum on Dec. 31 will go on sale this Monday, Oct. 10 beginning at 10 am.
July 28, 2005
UNCG announces 2005-2006 men's basketball schedule
GREENSBORO, NC UNC Greensboro mens basketball coach Mike Dement announced his 2005-2006 schedule on Thursday, which will feature 13 home games and a nonconference schedule containing some of the top teams in the country.
July 21, 2005
Doug Esleeck named UNCG men's basketball Director of Operations
GREENSBORO, NC UNC Greensboro mens basketball coach Mike Dement announced Thursday the appointment of Doug Esleeck as the programs Director of Operations.