May 25, 2007
Italy Update: A farewell postcard
UNCGSpartans.com will provide complete coverage of the men's and women's basketball teams' summer trip to Italy, including coverage of games and internet postcards by Kyle Hines and Kristen Boone.
May 25, 2007
POSTCARD #5: Kyle and Kristen say farewell to Italy (May 24, 2007)
To continue from where I left off, today was an eventful day. We toured the Vatican and went inside the Sistine Chapel. That was amazing to see in person.
May 23, 2007
UNCG men complete Italy tour 3-0
BRACCIANO, Italy - The UNC Greensboro men's basketball team concluded their Italian tour with an 84-65 win over College Italia on Wedensday afternoon.
May 22, 2007
POSTCARD #4: Kyle Hines (May 21, 2007)
Hey all. To update were I last left off.... We won our first two games. They were both great wins because they were truly team efforts. Everyone on the team played and contributed to the win.
May 19, 2007
UNCG rolls past KK Rovinj, 107-85, for second tour win
FORLI, Italy The UNC Greensboro men's basketball team got 27 points from Kyle Hines and Kevin Olesiak tallied another 17 and as the Spartans defeated KK Rovinj 107-85 in the second game of their Italian tour.
May 16, 2007
POSTCARD #2 - Kyle Hines (May 16, 2007)
Today was our first full day in Italy. It has been very hard to adjust to the six hour time difference here.
May 16, 2007
Spartans open Italy tour with a pair of wins
SIRMIONE, Italy UNC Greensboros basketball teams opened their tour of Italy with a pair of wins over professional teams on Wednesday, the men defeating Ignus, 88-69, while the womens basketball team opened their 10-day tour of Italy with a 77-69 win over Italian Division 2 team New Polibasket San Bonifacio.
May 7, 2007
UNCG basketball teams prep for trip to Italy
GREENSBORO, NC The UNC Greensboro men's and women's basketball teams are hitting the hardwood a little early but with good reason. They are heading to Italy.
April 18, 2007
UNCG signs Sam Mason to NLI
GREENSBORO, NC UNC Greensboro mens basketball coach Mike Dement announced Wednesday the commitment of 6-10 center Sam Mason during the National Letter of Intents late signing period.
April 11, 2007
UNCG receives NLI commitment from point guard Daniel Oliver
GREENSBORO, NC UNC Greensboro men's basketball coach Mike Dement announced Wednesday the commitment of Daniel Oliver on the first day of the National Letter of Intent's late signing period.
March 30, 2007
Kyle Hines earns AP All-America Honorable Mention
GREEENSBORO, NC UNC Greensboro's Kyle Hines has been named Associated Press All-America Honorable Mention for his outstanding play this season.
March 22, 2007
Hines named to USBWA All-District squad for second straight year
GREEENSBORO, NC UNC Greensboro's Kyle Hines has been named to the United States Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) All-District squad for the second straight season.
March 19, 2007
Kyle Hines named to a pair of Mid-major All-American teams
GREEENSBORO, NC UNC Greensboro's Kyle Hines has been named to Mid-Major All-American squads by College Insider.com and CollegeHoopsNet.com.
March 3, 2007
Hines named to CNN-SI's Mid-Major All-American squad
GREENSBORO, NC UNC Greensboro forward Kyle Hines added another honor to his mantle on Saturday, earning a spot on CNN-SIs All-Midmajor second team.
March 2, 2007
Kyle Hines earns NABC All-District second team honors
KANSAS CITY, MO UNC Greensboro junior forward Kyle Hines was named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) All-District second team this week.
March 1, 2007
Hines named media's Player of the Year, Hickman earns third-team honors
NORTH CHARLESTON, SC UNC Greensboro junior forward Kyle Hines was named the Southern Conference Sports Media Associations Men's Basketball Player of the Year on Thursday in a vote of the regions media professionals.
March 1, 2007
Hines' 33 points not enough as UNCG falls to Furman, 73-71, in SoCon quarterfinals
NORTH CHARLESTON, SC UNC Greensboro went 5:36 between baskets and Furman went on a 20-4 run in the process to defeat UNC Greensboro, 73-71, in the quarterfinal round of the 2007 Southern Conference Mens Basketball Championship.
February 28, 2007
Simply the Best - Hines named SoCon's Men's Basketball Player of the Year
NORTH CHARLESTON, SC UNC Greensboro junior forward Kyle Hines was named the Southern Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Year on Wednesday by the league's 11 coaches, the first such honor in the program's 40-year history.
February 24, 2007
Second half run lifts UNCG over Chattanooga, 68-61
CHATTANOOGA, TN A 19-2 run by UNC Greensboro to open the second half lifted the Spartans over Chattanooga, 68-61, at McKenzie Arena on Saturday night in the regular-season finale for both teams.
February 22, 2007
Miscues costly as UNCG falls at Appalachian State, 80-66
BOONE, NC Hampered by 26 turnovers, UNC Greensboro lost at Appalachian State, 80-66, in Southern Conference mens basketball action at the Holmes Center on Thursday night.
February 17, 2007
Hickman tops 1,500 career points, leads UNCG past UNCW on Senior Night, 77-66
GREENSBORO, NC Ricky Hickman had a game-high 23 points, including the 1,500th of his career, as UNC Greensboro defeated UNC Wilmington, 73-66, in a BracketBusters series matchup at Fleming Gym on Saturday night.
February 15, 2007
Hines earns Player of the Month for January
SPARTANBURG, SC UNC Greensboro junior forward Kyle Hines was named the Southern Conferences Player of the Month for January on Thursday.
February 14, 2007
Second-half surge lifts UNCG to 79-68 win over Western Carolina
GREENSBORO, NC UNC Greensboro scored 20 of the first 27 points of the second half to pull away from Western Carolina in the second half for a 79-68 win in Southern Conference mens basketball action at Fleming Gym on Wednesday night.
February 12, 2007
UNCG snaps three-game losing skid, tops Elon 86-73
GREENSBORO, NC After losing its star player to an ejection, UNC Greensboro went on a 28-8 run to turn away backyard rival Elon, 86-73, to snap a three-game losing streak in Southern Conference mens basketball action at Fleming Gym.
February 10, 2007
UNCG suffers third straight loss, falls to College of Charleston, 81-59
GREENSBORO, NC Dontaye Draper scored 28 points, including eight 3-pointers, as College of Charleston pulled away with a big second half to beat UNC Greensboro, 81-59, in Southern Conference mens basketball action Saturday evening at Fleming Gym.
February 5, 2007
Hines scores 30, but Spartans suffer another OT heartbreaker at Wofford, 80-75
SPARTANBURG, SC Kyle Hines scored a game-high 30 points, but for the second straight year, UNC Greensboro suffered a heartbreaking overtime loss at the hands of Woffords Drew Gibson as the Terriers upended the Spartans, 80-75.
February 4, 2007
Tickets for UNCG-UNCW BracketBusters game to go on sale Monday
GREENSBORO, NC Tickets for the ESPNU BracketBusters match-up between UNC Greensboro and UNC Wilmington will go on sale Monday morning.
February 3, 2007
Second half surge lifts Davidson past UNCG, 75-65
DAVIDSON, NC A 17-2 Wildcat run midway through the second half was the difference as Davidson defeated UNC Greensboro, 75-65, in a clash of Southern Conference division leaders Saturday afternoon at Belk Arena.
January 30, 2007
UNCG to face UNCW in BracketBusters
GREENSBORO, NC Pairing for the remaining 37 games in the BracketBusters series were announced Tuesday and UNC Greensboro will face sister-school UNC Wilmington in a BracketBuster series matchup over the weekend of Feb. 16-17 at Fleming Gym.
January 30, 2007
Ricky Hickman named SoCon Men's Basketball Player of the Week
SPARTANBURG, SC UNC Greensboro senior guard Ricky Hickman has been named the Southern Conferences mens basketball Player of the Week for his outstanding play in the Spartans two wins last week.
January 29, 2007
UNCG grinds out fifth straight win, 65-62, to stay tied atop SoCon North
GREENSBORO, NC In a game where both teams had more turnovers than field goals, UNC Greensboro gutted one out to defeat Georgia Southern, 65-62, in Southern Conference mens basketball action Monday night at Fleming Gym.
January 27, 2007
Hines and Hickman dominate as UNCG tops Furman, 69-54
GREENSBORO, NC Ricky Hickman and Kyle Hines scored UNCGs last 40 points and combined for 55 on the night to lead UNC Greensboro to a 69-54 win over Furman in Southern Conference mens basketball action Saturday night at Fleming Gym.
January 23, 2007
Hines earns SoCon Men's Basketball Player of the Week honors
SPARTANBURG, SC UNC Greensboro junior forward Kyle Hines has been named the Southern Conferences Mens Basketball Player of the Week for his outstanding play in the Spartans two wins last week.
January 20, 2007
UNCG defeats The Citadel, 47-44, to hold on to first place in SoCon North
CHARLESTON, SC UNC Greensboro held The Citadel without a field goal the final 4:38 to grind out its fourth straight conference win, 47-44, Saturday afternoon at McAlister Field House.
January 18, 2007
Hines' 33 points lift UNCG over Appalachian State and into first place in SoCon North
GREENSBORO, NC Kyle Hines scored 33 points on 14-of-19 shooting from the floor as UNC Greensboro took over first place in the Southern Conferences North Division with an 80-76 win over Appalachian State in front of a sellout crowd at Fleming Gym on Thursday night.
January 13, 2007
UNCG holds off Chattanooga for 67-57 win in SoCon North clash
GREENSBORO, NC - UNC Greensboro held Chattanooga to just one field goal in the final 3:37 to secure a 67-57 win in Southern Conference mens basketball action at Fleming Gym on Saturday night.
January 11, 2007
Kyle Hines named SoCon Men's Basketball Player of the Month
SPARTANBURG, SC UNC Greensboro junior forward Kyle Hines was named the Southern Conferences Mens Basketball Player of the Month for December on Thursday.
January 10, 2007
Hines scores 21, but UNCG falls to Virginia Tech at Greensboro Coliseum
GREENSBORO, NC - Kyle Hines led UNC Greensboro with 21 points, but no other Spartan scored more than seven points as Virginia Tech upended UNCG, 74-51, in mens basketball action at the Greensboro Coliseum on Wednesday night.
January 8, 2007
UNCG holds off Elon for key SoCon road win
ELON, NC Ricky Hickman made two free throws with 1.1 seconds to play to put the game out of reach as UNCG won for just the second time ever at Elon, 72-68, in Southern Conference mens basketball action Monday night.
January 6, 2007
Hines sets double-double mark, but Spartans fall at Western Carolina, 57-54
CULLOWHEE, NC Junior forward Kyle Hines set the UNC Greensboro career record with his 28th career double-double, but Western Carolina rallied from a 12-point second half deficit to defeat the Spartans 57-54 in mens basketball action Saturday afternoon at the Ramsey Center.
January 2, 2007
Despite school record 16 3-pointers, NC State outlasts UNCG in OT, 95-93
RALEIGH, NC NC State connected on 12-of-16 from the free throw line in overtime and survived a school record 16 3-pointers by UNC Greensboro in a 95-93 Wolfpack victory Tuesday night in mens basketball action at the RBC Center.
December 30, 2006
Second half defense, big run lifts UNCG past Georgia Southern
STATESBORO, GA Georgia Southern went 14:37 without a field goal in the second half and UNCG went on a 32-4 run in the span on its way to a 68-47 win Saturday in men's basketball action at Hanner Fieldhouse.
December 23, 2006
Stywall, Hines have big days as UNCG tops Delaware, 74-64
GREENSBORO, NC Freshman Ben Stywall recorded his first career double-double and Kyle Hines had 27 points as UNC Greensboro led wire-to-wire in a 74-64 win over Delaware on Saturday at Fleming Gymnasium.
December 21, 2006
Hickman's 28, Hines' 26th double-double lift Spartans past Saint Peter's
GREENSBORO, NC Ricky Hickman finished with a game-high 28 points and Kyle Hines added his 26th career double-double with 19 points and 14 rebounds to lead UNC Greensboro to a 79-58 win over Saint Peters in mens basketball action Thursday night at Fleming Gym.
December 12, 2006
Ricky Hickman named SoCon Player of the Week
SPARTANBURG, SC UNC Greensboro senior guard Ricky Hickman was named Southern Conference Mens Basketball Player of the Week on Tuesday for his performance over the weekend.
December 9, 2006
Hickman's 29 leads UNCG past Furman in double OT, 91-86
GREENVILLE, SC Ricky Hickman didnt start the game on Saturday, but he did finish it.
December 4, 2006
Hines has 30 points, 15 boards, but Davidson gets past UNCG, 66-63
GREENSBORO, NC Stephen Curry had 23 points and Davidson made 5-of-6 at the line in the final 2:10 to pull away for a 66-63 win over UNC Greensboro in Southern Conference mens basketball action Monday night at Fleming Gym.
November 30, 2006
Hampton upends UNCG, 71-64
HAMPTON, VA Hampton University got 22 points from Michael Freeman and 20 points by Rashad West to upend UNC Greensboro, 71-64, in mens basketball action on Thursday night.
November 27, 2006
Strong opener: Spartans top Wofford, 77-54, in SoCon opener
GREENSBORO, NC Ricky Hickman came out of a shooting slump and recorded his 20th career 20-point game, finishing with a game-high 21 points as UNC Greensboro won its Southern Conference opener, 77-54, over Wofford at Fleming Gym on Monday night.
November 26, 2006
UNCG men's basketball signs three during early NLI
GREENSBORO, NC UNC Greensboro mens basketball coach Mike Dement announced Sunday the commitments of three high school student-athletes during the recent National Letter of Intent early signing period.
November 21, 2006
UNCG picks up first win, downs Gardner-Webb behind Hines' double-double
BOILING SPRINGS, NC Junior forward Kyle Hines overcame a slow start to record a double-double with 27 points and 13 rebounds as UNCG picked up its first win of the season, 79-67, over Gardner-Webb in mens basketball action Tuesday night at Porter Arena.
November 18, 2006
East Carolina spoils Spartans' home opener, 72-64
GREENBSORO, NC East Carolina closed out the game on a 12-4 run, making eight of nine from the line over the final 2:37, to defeat UNC Greensboro, 72-64, in front of a capacity crowd of 1,831 at Fleming Gym on Saturday night.
November 16, 2006
No. 10 Duke tops UNCG, 75-48, in men's basketball action
DURHAM, NC Tenth-ranked Duke had four players in double figures to offset a 17-point night by Kyle Hines as the Blue Devils came away with a 75-48 win over the Spartans on Thursday night at Cameron Indoor Stadium.
November 13, 2006
Late run lifts Penn State over UNCG, 69-56, in men's basketball action
STATE COLLEGE, PA UNC Greensboro went scoreless for 4:30 in the second half and Penn State took advantage with a 9-0 run to take a lead it would not surrender on its way to a 69-56 win in mens basketball action Monday night at the Bryce Jordan Center.
November 11, 2006
Late lead lost, Spartans fall at Marshall, 82-80
HUNTINGTON, WV Kyle Hines recorded his 22nd career double-double, set a career high for points and surpassed the 1,000-point mark for his career, but a UNC Greensboro late lead didnt hold up as Marshall topped the Spartans, 82-80, in mens basketball action Saturday afternoon.
November 5, 2006
UNCG student tickets for UNCG-Virginia Tech available November 13
GREENSBORO, NC - The UNCG student ticket allotment for the mens and womens basketball doubleheader versus Virginia Tech will be available for distributed beginning Monday, Nov. 13, 2006, at 8 am. from the Athletics Ticket Office in 329 HHP Building.
November 4, 2006
Hines and Hickman combine for 50 as Spartans cruise to exhibition win
GREENSBORO, NC Preseason All-Southern Conference selections Kyle Hines and Ricky Hickman each had 25 points as UNC Greensboro defeated Belmont Abbey, 103-71, in mens basketball exhibition action Saturday afternoon at Fleming Gym.
November 1, 2006
Double Bullseye: Both Spartan Hoop Teams Picked Atop the SoCon
GREENVILLE, SC If there was target practice at Southern Conference Basketball Media Day on Wednesday, the Spartans were definitely easily to pick out... they were the ones wearing the bullseye.
October 24, 2006
UNCG-Virginia Tech tickets go on sale at Coliseum box office locations
GREENSBORO, NC - Tickets are now on sale for the UNCG-Virginia Tech basketball doubleheader slated for Jan. 10 at the Greensboro Coliseum.
October 12, 2006
Spartans open preseason practice Friday night
The UNCG men's basketball team opens preseason practice on Friday at 7 pm. Ten players return from last year's squad, including all five regular starters.
August 22, 2006
UNCG to play in BracketBusters series for second straight year
GREENSBORO, NC For the second straight year, UNC Greensboro will participate in ESPNs BracketBusters series as part of its mens basketball schedule.
August 1, 2006
UNCG announces 2006-07 men's basketball schedule
GREENSBORO, NC UNC Greensboro mens basketball coach Mike Dement announced Tuesday his teams 2006-07 slate, which features a return to the Greensboro Coliseum to take on Virginia Tech.
July 7, 2006
UNCG's Dement announces staff promotions, names Easley new asst. coach
GREENSBORO, NC UNC Greensboro mens basketball coach Mike Dement announced a reshuffling of his coaching staff today, including the resignation of associate head coach Anthony Jones and the elevation of Rod Jensen to that position.