June 9, 2010
UNCG teams receive good marks in latest APR release
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro Director of Athletics Kim Record announced Wednesday that all 18 Spartan athletic teams have met satisfactory standards when the institution's Academic Progress Report (APR) scores were announced by the NCAA earlier in the day.
June 3, 2010
SoCon announces championship sites, hoops heads to Asheville
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - The Southern Conference announced Thursday that Asheville, N.C., has been awarded the league's men's and women's basketball tournament for 2012, 2013 and 2014.
May 19, 2010
Former Tar Heel Wes Miller joins UNCG staff
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro men's basketball coach Mike Dement named Wes Miller to the post of assistant coach on his staff on Wednesday.
May 18, 2010
Corey Gipson promoted to associate head coach
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro men's basketball coach Mike Dement announced Tuesday the promotion of Corey Gipson to the position of associate head coach.
April 28, 2010
UNCG signs Aaron Brackett to final men's basketball NLI
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro men's basketball coach Mike Dement completed his incoming recruiting class on Wednesday with the signing of 6-8 forward Aaron Brackett.
April 23, 2010
Williams, Henry sign NLIs to play basketball at UNCG
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro men's basketball coach Mike Dement announced Friday the commitments of forward David Williams and center Aloysius Henry during the on-going National Letter of Intent signing period.
April 2, 2010
Rod Jensen to be named head coach at College of Idaho
CALDWELL, Idaho - UNC Greensboro men's basketball coach Mike Dement confirmed Friday that associate head coach Rod Jensen has resigned to take the position of head coach at The College of Idaho.
March 31, 2010
UNCG's Ben Stywall named to NCCSIA all-state squad
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro forward Ben Stywall was named to the all-state squad's first team on Wednesday by the North Carolina College Sports Information Association.
March 16, 2010
UNCG's Stywall named NABC All-District selection
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro forward Ben Stywall was named an All-District selection by the National Association of Basketball Coaches on Wednesday.
March 16, 2010
UNCG Department of Athletics contributes to Haiti relief efforts
GREENSBORO, N.C. - The UNC Greensboro Department of Athletics recently contributed to the Haiti relief efforts, raising money and assembling hygiene kits to help the victims of the earthquake-ravaged nation.
March 6, 2010
Stywall sets double-double record, Spartans fall to Wofford, 59-47
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - UNC Greensboro senior forward Ben Stywall set a school record with his 15th double-double of the season, but it wasn't quite enough as the Spartans were knocked out of the Southern Conference Men's Basketball Tournament by Wofford, 59-47, in quarterfinal action Saturday afternoon.
March 5, 2010
UNCG holds on to defeat Furman, 66-65, at SoCon Tournament
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - UNC Greensboro made 8 of 10 free throws in the final 37 seconds and held off a late charge to defeat Furman, 66-65, in first round action at the Southern Conference Men's Basketball Tournament on Friday at Bojangles Coliseum.
March 4, 2010
Stywall named first-team All-SoCon by media, Randall earns All-Freshman
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Senior forward Ben Stywall was named to the Southern Conference Media Association's men's basketball all-conference first team and Kyle Randall was named to the All-Freshman squad in voting announced Thursday.
March 3, 2010
UNCG's Stywall named All-SoCon, Randall earns All-Freshman
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Senior forward Ben Stywall was named to the Southern Conference's 10-person men's basketball all-conference squad and Kyle Randall was named to the All-Freshman squad in voting by the league's coaches on Wednesday.
March 1, 2010
Stywall's career night leads UNCG past Georgia Southern
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Behind Ben Stywall's 30-point, 11-rebound effort, UNC Greensboro built a 20-point second-half lead and had to hang on down the stretch as the Spartans defeated Georgia Southern, 81-79, on Monday evening at the Greensboro Coliseum in the regular season finale for both teams.
February 24, 2010
Davidson edges UNCG late, 60-56
DAVIDSON, N.C. - Brendan McKillop's three-pointer from the right wing with 27.7 seconds to play broke a 56-56 tie as Davidson held off UNC Greensboro, 60-56 in Southern Conference men's basketball action at Belk Arena on Wednesday night.
February 20, 2010
Stywall sets rebound record as UNCG stops The Citadel, 59-53
CHARLESTON, S.C. - Ben Stywall broke the school record for rebounds in a season and finished with 19 points and 14 rebounds as UNC Greensboro knocked off The Citadel, 59-53, at McAlister Field House in Saturday afternoon men's basketball action.
February 17, 2010
UNCG rally falls short at Elon despite Stywall's double-double
ELON, N.C. - Senior forward Ben Stywall recorded his 12th double-double of the year, but it wasn't enough to help UNC Greensboro climb out of a 16-point hole in a 70-65 loss at Elon on Wednesday night in Southern Conference men's basketball action.
February 15, 2010
UNCG rally falls short to Western Carolina, 75-70
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Despite four Spartans scoring in double figures and several rallies by UNC Greensboro in the second half, Western Carolina had enough answers and held off UNCG, 75-70, in Southern Conference men's basketball action on Monday evening at the Greensboro Coliseum.
February 8, 2010
UNCG falls to Appalachian State, 75-69
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro made just one field goal over the final seven minutes and Appalachian State made six of their final nine free throws down the stretch as the Spartans fell, 75-69, on Monday evening in the Greensboro Coliseum.
February 7, 2010
UNCG alumna Karla Davis to perform prior to Monday's basketball game
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro alumna and former women's soccer star Karla Davis is now an up-and-coming country music singer. On her way to her next stardom, she is coming back to see her old friends Monday night at the Greensboro Coliseum.
February 6, 2010
Hot-shooting Wofford downs UNCG, 77-59
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Wofford shot a season-best 58 percent from the floor for the game and had five players score in double figures to beat UNC Greensboro, 77-59, in Southern Conference men's basketball action Saturday night at Benjamin Johnson Arena.
February 4, 2010
UNCG falls to Furman despite four in double figures
GREENVILLE, S.C. - Furman got 21 points and eight rebounds from Amu Saaka and overcame a 17-point first half deficit to defeat UNC Greensboro 72-64 in Southern Conference men's basketball action Thursday night at Timmons Arena.
January 28, 2010
UNCG holds on for seventh-straight win over rival Elon, 62-55
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Senior Mikko Koivisto scored a season-high 17 points and fellow classmate Ben Stywall notched 14 points and pulled nine rebounds to help UNC Greensboro survive a second-half run and defeat Elon, 62-55, on Thursday night in the Greensboro Coliseum.
January 23, 2010
Late surge falls short as Samford tops UNCG, 70-67
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNCG's Brandon Evans had a three-pointer from the top of the key bounce off the front of the rim as time expired and Samford came away with a 70-67 win in an eventful Southern Conference men's basketball game at Fleming Gym on Saturday afternoon.
January 23, 2010
Ticketing plan unveiled for UNCG-Samford game at Fleming
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Plans are set for the ticketing process for the Jan. 23 men's basketball game between UNC Greensboro and Samford, which will be played back on the UNCG campus at Fleming Gym.
January 21, 2010
UNCG rallies from down 16 points to top Chattanooga
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Mikko Koivisto scored a team-high 15 points and Ben Stywall recorded his ninth double-double of the season as UNC Greensboro rallied from a 16-point first half deficit to defeat Chattanooga, 62-49, on Thursday evening at the Greensboro Coliseum.
January 16, 2010
Despite another Stywall double-double, late run lifts App State past UNCG
BOONE, N.C. - Appalachian State broke open a tight game with an 11-0 run late in the second half to defeat UNC Greensboro, 72-64, in Southern Conference men's basketball action Saturday afternoon at the Holmes Center.
January 14, 2010
Stywall's seventh double-double not enough as UNCG falls at Western Carolina
CULLOWHEE, N.C. - UNC Greensboro senior forward Ben Stywall recorded his seventh double-double of the season, but Western Carolina slowly pulled away in the second half for a 79-69 win over the Spartans in Southern Conference men's basketball action Thursday night at the Ramsey Center.
January 12, 2010
WZTK joins Spartan Sports Radio Network
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro Director of Athletics Kim Record announced Tuesday that WZTK-FM will be joining the Spartan Sports Radio Network for nine men's basketball games during the remainder of the regular season. The inaugural game aired on WZTK took place at Chattanooga on Jan. 11.
January 11, 2010
Big run spoils UNCG's halftime lead, Spartans fall at Chattanooga
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - A 21-2 run by Chattanooga to open the second half erased a six-point halftime deficit and lifted the Mocs to a 58-45 win over UNC Greensboro in Southern Conference men's basketball action at McKenzie Arena on Monday night.
January 9, 2010
Koivisto scores 1,000th and Spartans hold off Furman for first home win
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro scored a season-high 48 points in the first half to open up a big lead and then had to hold off a late charge as UNCG topped Furman, 88-78, in Southern Conference men's basketball action at the Greensboro Coliseum on Saturday afternoon.
January 7, 2010
Stywall's fourth straight double-double not enough as UNCG falls to Wofford
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Despite Ben Stywall's fourth-straight double-double, UNC Greensboro fell to Wofford, 79-62, in Southern Conference action on Thursday evening in the Greensboro Coliseum.
January 3, 2010
Stywall's third straight double-double not enough as UNCG falls to Maryland
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Senior forward Ben Stywall turned in his third straight double-double with 17 points and 11 rebounds, but UNC Greensboro was no match for Maryland in a 97-63 loss to the Terrapins at the Greensboro Coliseum on Sunday afternoon.
December 31, 2009
NC State's late surge lifts Wolfpack past UNCG
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro trailed by just four points at halftime, but North Carolina State used a 20-4 second-half run to blow open a tight game as UNCG fell to the Wolfpack on Thursday at the Greensboro Coliseum, 89-67.
December 28, 2009
Stywall records double-double, but Wake Forest holds off UNCG
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Al-Farouq Aminu had a double-double by halftime and finished with 23 points and 17 rebounds as Wake Forest defeated UNC Greensboro, 75-60, on Monday evening in the Greensboro Coliseum.
December 23, 2009
UNCG-Samford game to be played at Fleming on Jan. 23
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro Director of Athletics Kim Record confirmed Wednesday that the men's basketball game between UNCG and Samford on Jan. 23 will be played on-campus at Fleming Gymnasium.
December 22, 2009
Strong second half lifts Richmond past UNCG
RICHMOND, Va. - Brandon Evans scored a career-high 22 points, but it wasn't enough to offset a 25-point afternoon by Richmond's David Gonzalvez as the Spiders defeated UNC Greensboro, 89-63, in men's basketball action Tuesday afternoon at Robins Center.
December 18, 2009
Akron's hot shooting sinks Spartans, 83-59
AKRON, Ohio - Akron shot a season-best 58.9 percent from the floor and had four players in double-figures as it downed UNC Greensboro 83-59 in men's basketball action on Friday night at Rhodes Arena.
December 13, 2009
Late first half run lifts Princeton past UNCG, 65-50
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Dan Mavraides scored nine straight points to spark a 15-4 run by Princeton to close out the first half on the way to a 65-50 win over UNC Greensboro on Sunday afternoon at the Greensboro Coliseum.
December 9, 2009
Student tix for Princeton, Wake Forest, NC State and Maryland now available
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Students may pick up tickets for the next four men's basketball games (Princeton, Wake Forest, NC State and Maryland) starting on Wednesday, Dec. 9. Students can pick up tickets at the Athletics Ticket Office in 329 HHP Building during regular business hours, Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. through Dec. 23.
December 7, 2009
College of Charleston holds off UNCG, 67-64
GREENSBORO, N.C. - College of Charleston's Andrew Goudelock scored a season-high 28 points and UNCG missed a pair of possible game-tying three-pointers in the final 20 seconds as UNC Greensboro fell to College of Charleston, 67-64, in Southern Conference men's basketball action Monday night at the Greensboro Coliseum.
December 5, 2009
UNCG rolls past Samford, 73-40, for largest league win in school history
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - UNC Greensboro scored 40 of the final 49 points to blow open a close game and defeat Samford, 73-40, in the Spartans' Southern Conference opener.
November 28, 2009
UNCG rally falls short in loss to East Carolina
GREENSBORO, N.C. - East Carolina used a 14-4 run to begin the game and a 14-2 streak midway through the second half after UNC Greensboro cut it to one as the Pirates went on for an 82-61 victory in men's basketball action Saturday afternoon in the Greensboro Coliseum.
November 24, 2009
Evans' double-double, Stywall's 17 points lead UNCG to first win
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Brandon Evans had 19 points and 10 rebounds and Ben Stywall had 17 points and nine boards as UNC Greensboro picked up its first win of the season, 76-70, over USC Upstate in men's basketball action Tuesday night at the Hodge Center.
November 20, 2009
Late first half run keys Clemson win over UNCG
GREENSBORO, N.C. - No. 22 Clemson went on a 17-2 run to close out the final 5:30 of the first half and the Tigers went on to an 89-67 win over UNC Greensboro on Friday night in front of 5,672 fans in the Greensboro Coliseum.
November 18, 2009
Student ticket info announced for UNCG men's basketball
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Student tickets for UNC Greensboro men's basketball games will be available under new procedures each Tuesday before a home game beginning next week with the Nov. 20 home opener against No. 24-ranked Clemson.
November 18, 2009
Festivities set for UNCG-Clemson home opener
GREENSBORO, N.C. - The UNCG men's basketball team will open its first season at the Greensboro Coliseum on Blue & Gold Day, Friday, Nov. 20, when it faces the No. 22 Clemson Tigers at 7 p.m.
November 17, 2009
Late surge lifts Virginia Tech past UNCG, 59-46
BLACKSBURG, Va. - Virginia Tech outscored UNCG 21-8 over the final 10:48 to pull away for a 59-46 win in men's basketball action at Cassell Coliseum on Tuesday night.
November 16, 2009
Spartans ink four to open NLI signing period
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro men's basketball coach Mike Dement announced Monday the signing of four student-athletes thus far during the National Letter of Intent program's early signing period.
November 13, 2009
UNCG drops opener to No. 9 Duke
DURHAM, N.C. - Ben Stywall scored all 19 of his points in the second half, but it wasn't enough to offset four Blue Devils in double figures as No. 9 Duke defeated UNC Greensboro, 96-62, in men's basketball action Friday night at Cameron Indoor Stadium.
November 6, 2009
UNCG gearing up for 2009-10 season, play Blue-Gold game on Saturday
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - The Southern Conference men's basketball coaches have picked UNC Greensboro to finish fifth in the league's North Division, according to poll results released on Thursday.
November 1, 2009
Single-game tickets for UNCG men's basketball on sale now
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Single-game tickets for the 2009-10 season of UNC Greensboro men's basketball are on sale now at Greensboro Coliseum box offices and through Ticketmaster's outlets, charge-by-phone and Ticketmaster's Web site.
October 21, 2009
UNCG's Hoffer to miss season following leg surgery
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro men's basketball coach Mike Dement announced Wednesday that freshman forward Taylor Hoffer will miss the 2009-10 season due to a leg injury that will require surgery.
October 13, 2009
UNCG men's basketball season tickets for 2009-10 on sale now
UNCG mens basketball moves to the Greensboro Coliseum in 2009-2010 - another part of the historic buildings 50th anniversary celebration. Get in on the action early with season tickets - on sale now.
October 13, 2009
Beyond Box Scores - Slim margins & updating alumns
The Southern Conference might want to borrow ESPN/ABC Sports' slogan they use for their college football telecasts - Every Game Matters.
September 30, 2009
Television picks up two more men's basketball games to bring total to five
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro men's basketball coach Mike Dement confirmed Wednesday that two more games have been picked up for television this coming season, bringing the total to five.
August 27, 2009
UNCG's Coliseum floor unveiled at VIP function
GREENSBORO, N.C. - The court's in place, so let the games begin. A crowd of friends, supporters and business and civic leaders got the first look Thursday at the new home basketball court at the Greensboro Coliseum, where the UNCG men's basketball team will start playing this season.
August 25, 2009
Three UNCG games picked up for broadcast by FSN South
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro Interim Director of Athletics Rod Wyatt confirmed Tuesday that at least three men's basketball games, including UNCG's first game on its new home floor at the Greensboro Coliseum, will be televised by Fox Sports Net South this coming season.
August 4, 2009
Alumnus Kevin Oleksiak hired as director of men's basketball operations
GREENSBORO, N.C. UNC Greensboro men's basketball coach Mike Dement announced Tuesday that former Spartan Kevin Oleksiak has returned to the university to serve as the program's director of men's basketball operations for the upcoming 2009-10 season.