Comeback Bid Falls Short For Men's Basketball At Samford
The UNCG menÃÂ¢Ãâ¬Ãâ¢s basketball team rallied from an 18-point second half deficit to pull within one point with under a minute left, but the Spartans could not complete the comeback falling 75-71 to Southern Conference foe Samford Saturday night at the Pete Hanna Center.
Scout Day Set For Sunday’s Men’s Basketball Game
The UNCG athletics department has announced its first annual Scout Day Sunday, February 17 in conjunction with the men’s basketball team hosting Southern Conference rival Appalachian State at the Greensboro Coliseum at 2 p.m.
Men's Basketball Rolls Over Furman, 88-65
The UNCG men’s basketball team scored a season-high 88 points Thursday night as the Spartans notched an 88-65 victory over Southern Conference foe Furman at Timmons Arena.
Men's Basketball Drops Tight Contest To Elon, 72-66
The UNCG men’s basketball team rallied from a 10-point halftime deficit to take a second half lead, but the Spartans dropped a hard-fought 72-66 contest to Southern Conference North Division leading Elon.
Second Half Rally Dooms Men’s Basketball Against Furman, 69-61
The UNCG men’s basketball team saw its 10-point halftime lead fall by the wayside against Furman as the Spartans were out-scored 47-29 in the second half on their way to a 69-61 Southern Conference loss to Sunday afternoon at the Greensboro Coliseum.
Men's Basketball Shuts Down Wofford, 71-52
Junior guard Trevis Simpson (Douglas, Ga./Coffee) led three Spartans in double figures with 19 as the UNCG men’s basketball team picked up a 71-52 victory over Wofford Wednesday night at the Greensboro Coliseum.
Short-Handed Men’s Hoops Falls At Western Carolina, 62-59
Senior guard Derrell Armstrong (Mechanicsville, Md./Allegany CC) saw his potential game-tying three-pointer hit the back of the rim at the buzzer as the UNCG men’s basketball team suffered a hard fought 62-59 loss to Southern Conference North Division leading Western Carolina Saturday afternoon at the Ramsey Center.
Men’s Basketball Rolls Past Lees McRae, 86-47
Sophomore guard Nicholas Paulos (Salt Lake City, Utah/Olympus) netted a career-high 26 points Wednesday, including a personal-best eight three-point field goals, to lead the UNCG men’s basketball team to an 86-47 non-conference victory over Lees McRae at the Greensboro Coliseum.
Men's Basketball Launches #GETMAD4UNCG Promotion
The UNCG athletics department has launched its #GETMAD4UNCG promotion in conjunction with the next three men’s basketball home games, starting Wednesday, Jan. 9 versus Lees-McRae and continuing through the Furman game on Jan. 20.
Men’s Basketball Drops 84-70 Decision To Wake Forest
Despite a game-high 25 points from junior guard Trevis Simpson (Douglas, Ga./Coffee), the UNCG men’s basketball team suffered an 84-70 loss to Atlantic Coast Conference foe and Triad rival Wake Forest Saturday afternoon at the Greensboro Coliseum.
Men's Basketball Falls At UNCW, 87-73
The UNCG men’s basketball team fell behind by 21 points at halftime and couldn’t overcome the deficit as the Spartans dropped an 87-73 decision to non-conference foe UNCW Wednesday night at Trask Coliseum.
Trevis Simpson Named Blue Chip Performer
UNCG men’s basketball junior guard Trevis Simpson has been named this week’s Blue Chip Performer sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina.
Rutgers Outlasts Men’s Basketball, 87-80
Despite another double-double from fifth-year senior Kelvin McNeil (Newport News, Va./Delaware), the UNCG men’s basketball team could not hold off Rutgers Sunday afternoon, falling to the Scarlet Knights 87-80 at the Greensboro Coliseum.
Cyber Monday Ticket Sale Announced
The UNCG athletics department announces a special one day Cyber Monday ticket sale for the men’s basketball game versus Wake Forest held Saturday, December 22 at 2:30 p.m. at the Greensboro Coliseum.
Men's Basketball Vs. Winston-Salem State Highlights
The UNCG men’s basketball team posted a game-changing 30-6 second half run to lead the Spartans to a 81-65 victory over Winston-Salem State in the 2012-13 home opener Monday night at the Greensboro Coliseum.
Men's Basketball Rally Falls Short At High Point, 81-73
The UNCG men’s basketball team rallied from 19-points down and cut the lead to two late in the second half, but the Spartans dropped an 81-73 decision to hosting High Point Friday night in the 2012-13 season opener at the Millis Center.
13 In 13: Trevis Simpson
UNCGSpartans.com will profile the 13 men's basketball scholarship players in the 13 days leading up to the 2012-13 season opener Nov. 9 at High Point. Today's profile is on junior Trevis Simpson.
13 In 13: Derrell Armstrong
UNCGSpartans.com will profile the 13 men's basketball scholarship players in the 13 days leading up to the 2012-13 season opener Nov. 9 at High Point. Today's profile is on senior Derrell Armstrong.
13 In 13: Taylor Hoffer
UNCGSpartans.com will profile the 13 men's basketball scholarship players in the 13 days leading up to the 2012-13 season opener Nov. 9 at High Point. Today's profile is on junior Taylor Hoffer.
13 In 13: Korey Van Dussen
UNCGSpartans.com will profile the 13 men's basketball scholarship players in the 13 days leading up to the 2012-13 season opener Nov. 9 at High Point. Today's profile is on senior Korey Van Dussen.
Kelvin McNeil Named Blue Chip Performer
UNCG men’s basketball fifth-year senior forward Kelvin McNeil has been named this week’s Blue Chip Performer sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina.
13 In 13: Brian Cole
UNCGSpartans.com will profile the 13 men's basketball scholarship players in the 13 days leading up to the 2012-13 season opener Nov. 9 at High Point. Today's profile is on Brian Cole.
13 In 13: Drew Parker
UNCGSpartans.com will profile the 13 men's basketball scholarship players in the 13 days leading up to the 2012-13 season opener Nov. 9 at High Point. Today's profile is on junior Drew Parker.
Men’s Basketball Picks Up 102-74 Exhibition Victory Over Bluefield State
Five Spartans scored in double figures as the UNCG men’s basketball team posted a 102-74 victory over NCAA Division II member Bluefield State in an exhibition game culminating the 2012 Homecoming festivities held in front of a capacity crowd of 1,842 fans at Fleming Gymnasium on campus.
13 In 13: David Williams
UNCGSpartans.com will profile the 13 men's basketball scholarship players in the 13 days leading up to the 2012-13 season opener Nov. 9 at High Point. Today's profile is on junior David Williams.
13 In 13: Kelvin McNeil
UNCGSpartans.com will profile the 13 men's basketball scholarship players in the 13 days leading up to the 2012-13 season opener Nov. 9 at High Point. Today's profile is on senior Kelvin McNeil.
13 In 13: Kyle Cain
UNCGSpartans.com will profile the 13 men's basketball scholarship players in the 13 days leading up to the 2012-13 season opener Nov. 9 at High Point. Today's profile is on junior Kyle Cain.
13 In 13: Nicholas Paulos
UNCGSpartans.com will profile the 13 men's basketball scholarship players in the 13 days leading up to the 2012-13 season opener Nov. 9 at High Point. Today's profile is on sophomore Nicholas Paulos.
13 In 13: Kayel Locke
UNCGSpartans.com will profile the 13 men's basketball scholarship players in the 13 days leading up to the 2012-13 season opener Nov. 9 at High Point. Today's profile is on freshman forward Kayel Locke.
13 In 13: RJ White
UNCGSpartans.com will profile the 13 men's basketball scholarship players in the 13 days leading up to the 2012-13 season opener Nov. 9 at High Point. Today's profile is on freshman center RJ White.
13 In 13: Jordan Potts
UNCGSpartans.com will profile the 13 men's basketball scholarship players in the 13 days leading up to the 2012-13 season opener Nov. 9 at High Point. Today's profile is on freshman guard Jordan Potts.
Men's Basketball Tabbed SoCon North Division Preseason Favorites
The UNCG men’s basketball program was picked to win the Southern Conference North Division by both the league’s 12 head coaches and the media members in separate preseason polls, the league office announced Thursday at the Tip-off Luncheon at the Lioncrest Facility at the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, N.C.
Men's Basketball Hold Successful Media Day
The UNCG men’s basketball program held media day Tuesday afternoon on campus in the basketball practice facility. The Spartans met with local and regional media members before practice and head coach Wes Miller held his first press conference of the season.
Men's Basketball Individual Game Tickets On Sale Now
The UNCG athletics department announced individual game tickets for the 2012-13 men’s basketball season are now on sale to the general public. All regular season home games will be played at the Greensboro Coliseum
Men's Basketball Announces The Addition Of RJ White To Roster
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG men’s basketball coach Wes Miller announced the addition of RJ White (Frisco, Texas/Frisco) to the roster Thursday. White joins the Spartans in the 2012-13 season after starring at Frisco High School for four years.
Men’s Basketball Releases 2012-13 Schedule
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Highlighted by 15 home games at the Greensboro Coliseum, including visits from Virginia Tech, Rutgers and Wake Forest, UNCG men’s basketball head coach Wes Miller announced the 2012-13 schedule Friday. This year will be Miller’s first full season at the helm after earning SoCon Coach of the Year accolades as an interim coach, leading the Spartans to a Southern Conference North Division championship.
Beyond Box Scores: Winter 2011-12 In Review
Entering the 2011-12 season, Wes Miller was on the Spartans’ sideline as an assistant coach but he ended the year as the Southern Conference Coach of the Year after taking over the reins of the program December 13, 2011.
UNCG Places 91 Student-Athletes On SoCon Academic Honor Roll
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG had 91 student-athletes honored on the 2011-12 Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll, which recognizes a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. The Spartans also had 39 student-athletes earn Commissioner’s Medal accolades, which marks GPA of 3.50 or higher.
Spartans to be honored at Grasshoppers game on Saturday
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG’s men’s basketball team will be honored for winning the Southern Conference’s North Division and its new coaching staff will be introduced prior to Saturday’s Greensboro Grasshoppers game at NewBridge Bank Park. Head coach Wes Miller will throw out the ceremonial first pitch.
SoCon announces changes to men's basketball, soccer tournaments
ASHEVILLE, N.C. – The Southern Conference wrapped up its annual Spring Meetings on Friday, announcing changes to the league’s men’s basketball regular season and tournament and changes in venues for the men’s soccer tournament for the next four years.
UNCG men finish fifth, women fourth in SoCon all-sports races
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG’s men finished fifth and its women finished fourth in the final standings of the Southern Conference’s all-sports races. Appalachian State earned the league’s Commissioner’s Cup for excellence in men’s athletics while College of Charleston was awarded the Germann Cup for the best overall women’s athletics program.
UNCG recognizes student-athletes at annual Senior Banquet
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The UNCG Department of Athletics recently recognized its student-athletes at the UNCG Senior Banquet at the Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons. Men’s cross country and track athlete Joey Thompson and women’s soccer goalkeeper Kelsey Kearney earned UNCG’s male and female Spartan Awards.
Season Ticket Holders Profile: Marc Bush
UNCGSpartans.com writer Rob Daniels has profiled UNCG men’s basketball season ticket holders each week leading up to the May 1 deadline to get a “Say Yes to Wes” bobblehead with a $50 deposit per ticket for 2012-13 season tickets. The final feature is on Marc Bush.
Season Ticket Holders Profile: Tom Martin
UNCGSpartans.com writer Rob Daniels will profile UNCG men’s basketball season ticket holders each week leading up to the May 1 deadline to get a “Say Yes to Wes” bobblehead with a $50 deposit per ticket for 2012-13 season tickets. This week’s feature is on Tom Martin.
Season Ticket Holders Profile: Neal Thacker
UNCGSpartans.com writer Rob Daniels will profile UNCG men’s basketball season ticket holders each week leading up to the May 1 deadline to get a “Say Yes to Wes” bobblehead with a $50 deposit per ticket for 2012-13 season tickets. This week’s feature is on Neal Thacker.
Roberts named associate head coach, Manuel assistant coach
GREENSBORO, N.C. – New UNCG men’s basketball coach Wes Miller has made his first hires, bringing in former Rice University assistant Mike Roberts as his associate head coach and former North Carolina teammate and assistant strength and conditioning coach Jackie Manuel as an assistant coach.
Meet and greet with Wes Miller slated for April 23
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG faculty, staff and students are invited to attend a meet and greet for new UNCG men’s basketball coach Wes Miller on Monday, April 23, in the Elliott University Center Maple Room. The meet and greet is free and will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Season Ticket Holders Profile: Bryan and Wendy Hall
UNCGSpartans.com writer Rob Daniels will profile UNCG men’s basketball season ticket holders each week leading up to the May 1 deadline to get a “Say Yes to Wes” bobblehead with a $50 deposit per ticket for 2012-13 season tickets. This week’s feature is on Bryan and Wendy Hall.
Q&A with UNCG men's basketball coach Wes Miller
In less than four months, Wes Miller has gone from a relatively unknown assistant coach to the youngest leader of an NCAA Division I program. That designation has since disappeared – somebody else hired somebody younger – but Miller, 29, is sticking around UNCG and generating considerable offseason interest in the Spartan program. He even has his own bobblehead, a perk for those who put down 2012-13 season-ticket deposits by the end of this month.
Fifteen from UNCG named to Academic All-SoCon winter squad
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Fifteen UNCG student-athletes were named to the Academic All-Southern Conference team for the 2011-12 winter season, the league office announced Thursday. UNCG indoor track and field runner Ashley Schnell was one of just six student-athletes in the conference with a perfect 4.0 grade point average.
Simpson named to NCCSIA All-State Second Team
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – UNCG sophomore guard Trevis Simpson was named to the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association’s University Division All-State Men’s Basketball Second Team, the organization announced Tuesday.
Simpson named to NABC All-District 22 squad
GREENSBORO, N.C. –UNCG’s Trevis Simpson has been named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches All-District 22 first team, the organization announced Wednesday.
Late surge lifts Spartans into SoCon Tournament semifinals
ASHEVILLE, N.C. –Trevis Simpson scored a game-high 17 points and UNCG closed the game with a 27-6 run as the Spartans downed Appalachian State, 65-55, in a Southern Conference Tournament quarterfinal game on Saturday at U.S. Cellular Center.
Miller, Simpson, Armstrong honored by SoCon media
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Southern Conference Sports Media Association on Wednesday named UNCG’s Wes Miller as its Anton Foy Coach of the Year recipient while also naming Spartan standouts Trevis Simpson and Derrell Armstrong to the all-conference teams.
SoCon Tournament pairings finalized
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Southern Conference has announced the pairings for the 2012 Men’s Basketball Tournament, slated to begin Friday, March 2 in Asheville, N.C. UNCG opens play at noon on Saturday, March 3.
Slow start dooms Spartans at Elon
ELON, N.C. –Trevis Simpson scored 22 points for the Spartans, but UNCG fell into an early 13-0 hole and never recovered on its way to a 93-79 Southern Conference setback at Elon, Saturday at Alumni Gym.
Second-half surge lifts Wofford past UNCG, 68-56
GREENSBORO, N.C. –Wofford shot 61 percent in the second half and limited UNCG to 39 percent shooting for the game as the Terriers handed the Spartans a 68-56 setback in Southern Conference play, Tuesday at Greensboro Coliseum.
Georgia Southern stops UNCG, 83-69
STATESBORO, Ga. – Five players scored in double figures to lead Georgia Southern to an 83-69 Southern Conference win over UNCG, Saturday at Hanner Fieldhouse.
Simpson named SoCon men’s basketball player of the week
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG men’s basketball stand-out Trevis Simpson has been named the Southern Conference Player of the Week for all games played February 7-13, the league office announced Tuesday. This is Simpson’s first career honor and the third for the Spartans in the last four weeks.
Armstrong’s late basket lifts UNCG over Chattanooga, 77-76
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.–Derrell Armstrong’s layup with 16 seconds remaining lifted UNCG to a 77-76 win over Chattanooga in a Southern Conference game on Saturday at McKenzie Arena. The win gives the Spartans (11-15 overall, 9-5 SoCon) a one-game lead over Elon in the North Division with four games remaining.
Spartans hang on late for 71-69 win at Samford
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. –Trevis Simpson scored a game-high 25 points and UNCG withstood four final-minute shots by Samford as the Spartans held on for a 71-69 Southern Conference win over the Bulldogs, Thursday at Pete Hanna Center.
Furman stops UNCG winning streak, 93-85
GREENVILLE, S.C. –Trevis Simpson and Derrell Armstrong combined to score 52 points but UNCG couldn’t get enough big stops when they needed to as Furman handed the Spartans a 93-85 setback, Saturday at Timmons Arena. The loss snapped UNCG’s seven-game winning streak.
Balanced offense leads Spartans to seventh straight win, 82-71
GREENSBORO, N.C. –UNCG shot a season-high 53 percent and placed four players in double figures as the Spartans secured their seventh straight victory with an 82-71 win over The Citadel in Southern Conference play, Thursday at Greensboro Coliseum.
Beyond Box Scores: Thrill seekers
It would be easy to suggest these UNCG Spartans keep fans on the edge of their seats, but that presumes the inclination to sit in the first place.
Armstrong earns second straight SoCon weekly honor
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG's Derrell Armstrong has been named the Southern Conference Player of the Week for all games played January 24-30, the league office announced Tuesday. It is the second consecutive week Armstrong has won the award.
Armstrong named SoCon player of the week
SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- UNCG guard Derrell Armstrong has been named the Southern Conference Player of the Week for all games played January 17-23 the league office announced Tuesday.
Armstrong, reserves lead Spartans to 81-72 win over Chattanooga
GREENSBORO, N.C.—Derrell Armstrong scored a career-high 29 points, part of a 54-point explosion by UNCG’s reserves, as the Spartans earned their third straight victory with an 81-72 Southern Conference win over Chattanooga on Thursday at Greensboro Coliseum.
Spartans snap losing skid, stun Charleston 73-66
CHARLESTON, S.C.—Derrell Armstrong and Trevis Simpson combined to score 11 points in the final 5:34 as UNCG rallied for a 73-66 win over Southern Conference foe College of Charleston, Thursday at TD Arena.
VCU outlasts UNCG, 80-68
GREENSBORO, N.C.—Four players scored in double figures for UNCG but the Spartans couldn’t overcome 56 percent shooting by VCU as the Rams handed UNCG an 80-68 loss on Thursday at Greensboro Coliseum.
Pirates ruin Miller’s debut with 71-62 win over Spartans
GREENSBORO, N.C.—East Carolina used a full-court press to spark a 15-0 run late in the second half on its way to a 71-62 win over UNCG, spoiling the debut of Spartans interim head coach Wes Miller on Friday at Greensboro Coliseum.
Miller makes debut as Spartans host ECU on Friday
The Spartans look to snap a five-game losing streak when they host East Carolina in a non-conference tilt, 7 p.m., Friday at Greensboro Coliseum. The game marks the debut of interim head coach Wes Miller.
Mike Dement steps aside as UNCG men’s basketball coach
GREENSBORO, N.C.—UNCG men’s basketball head coach Mike Dement and Director of Athletics Kim Record today reached a mutual agreement that Dement will no longer serve as head coach, effective immediately. The Spartans are currently 2-8 following Sunday’s 75-60 loss at Florida State. Assistant coach Wes Miller has been named as interim head coach for the remainder of the season.
Florida State stops Spartans, 75-60
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.— Florida State used a 15-5 run midway through the second half to take control of a close game en route to a 75-60 win over UNCG, Sunday at Leon County Civic Center.
Spartans fall short at Western Carolina, 73-69
CULLOWHEE, N.C.—UNCG placed four players in double-figures and limited Western Carolina to 39 percent shooting but the Spartans couldn’t overcome 10 second-half turnovers in suffering a 73-69 Southern Conference loss to the Catamounts, Saturday at Ramsey Center.
Spartans open SoCon play with 78-64 setback
BOONE, N.C.—UNCG couldn’t overcome 31 percent shooting and a stellar effort by Appalachian State’s Omar Carter in suffering a 78-64 defeat in the Southern Conference opener for both teams, Thursday at Holmes Center.
Spartans downed by Aggies, 87-65
GREENSBORO, N.C.—North Carolina A&T placed five players in double figures and connected for 10 three-pointers as the Aggies handed UNCG an 87-65 defeat, Monday at Greensboro Coliseum.
Paulos lifts Spartans to 72-60 win over Towson
MURFREESBORO, Tenn.—Freshman forward Nick Paulos scored 21 points in the second half to help lead UNCG to a 72-60 win over Towson in the consolation game of the EA Sports Maui Invitational Mainland Regional, Sunday at Murphy Center.
Second half surge lifts Middle Tennessee over UNCG, 82-60
MURFREESBORO, Tenn.—Middle Tennessee placed four players in double figures and the Blue Raiders shot 60 percent in the second half to pull away from UNCG for an 82-60 win in the EA Sports Maui Invitational Mainland Region, Saturday at Murphy Center.
Georgetown too much for Spartans
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Georgetown’s Hollis Thompson scored a game-high 19 points to help lead the Hoyas to an 86-45 win over UNCG in the Mainland Regional of the EA Sports Maui Invitational, Monday at the Verizon Center.
Spartans visit Georgetown on Monday
UNCG continues its 45th season of men’s basketball Monday when the Spartans visit Georgetown as part of the EA Sports Maui Invitational.
Spartans drop season opener at Tennessee, 92-63
KNOXVILLE, Tenn.—Tennessee’s Trae Golden scored a game-high 29 points to lead the Volunteers to a 92-63 win over UNCG in the season opener for both teams, Friday at Thompson-Boling Arena. The game is part of the EA Sports Maui Invitational.
Beyond Box Scores: Getting Defensive
To find a place where they stress defense as fervently as they’re doing at Fleming Gym these days, you’ll probably need to go to the Pentagon. And you can get into Fleming a lot easier than you can access the well fortified walls of the military.
Men’s basketball single-game tickets now on sale
GREENSBORO, N.C.—Individual game tickets for the 2011-12 UNCG men’s basketball season are now on sale. Ticket prices begin at $10 for each of the Spartans’ 12 home games at the Greensboro Coliseum.
UNCG to host Go Blue Preview at Greensboro Coliseum on Oct. 16
GREENSBORO, N.C. – With the start of basketball season just around the corner, UNCG will host the Go Blue Preview at 5 p.m. on Oct. 16 at the Greensboro Coliseum. The event will serve as a sneak peak at the Spartans’ 2011-12 men’s and women’s basketball teams.
Spartans announce 2011-12 men’s basketball schedule
GREENSBORO, N.C. – An appearance in the Maui Invitational, home games with East Carolina and 2011 Final Four participant VCU, and road games at Duke, Florida State and Miami (Fla.) highlight UNCG’s 2011-12 men’s basketball schedule, announced today by head coach Mike Dement.
UNCG finishes second in Commissioner's Cup, fifth in Germann Cup
CHARLESTON, S.C. – After a 2010-11 academic year that saw UNCG turn in competitive showings in virtually every sport, the Spartans finished second in the race for the Commissioner’s Cup and fifth in the extremely tight standings for the Germann Cup, the Southern Conference all-sports trophies for excellence in league competition.
Nineteen Spartans earn spots on winter Academic All-SoCon team
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Nineteen UNCG student-athletes earned spots on the winter 2010-11 Academic All-Southern Conference Team, the league office announced Thursday. The Spartans’ Ashley Schnell (women’s track and field) was one of seven student-athletes with perfect 4.0 GPAs in the league.
UNCG women second, men third in SoCon all-sports races
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG remains in contention in the Southern Conference all-sports races for both the men’s and women’s sports, as UNCG’s women are tied for second in the league and the men are third after the winter season of competition.
UNCG falls to Western Carolina in SoCon quarterfinals, 77-66
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Despite putting four players in double figures, UNCG wasn’t able to overcome its 21 turnovers and 19-for-34 performance at the free throw line as the Spartans fell to Western Carolina, 77-66, in the quarterfinals of the Southern Conference Tournament on Saturday afternoon.
UNCG defeats Davidson in SoCon Tournament first round, 71-64
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – UNCG opened the game on an 11-1 run and led wire-to-wire as the Spartans defeated Davidson, 71-64, in the first round of the Southern Conference Tournament on Friday afternoon. The Spartans will now face Western Carolina, the No. 1 seed in the North Division, on Saturday at 2 p.m.
UNCG to face Davidson in SoCon first round
After facing Davidson in the season finale on Saturday, UNCG will turn right around and face the Wildcats again on Friday in the first round of the 2011 Southern Conference Tournament in Chattanooga, Tenn. The Spartans and Wildcats will meet a 2 p.m. in McKenzie Arena, with the winner set to face Western Carolina on Saturday at 2 p.m.
Simpson tabbed to All-Freshman Team by media
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – After earning All-Freshman team honors by the league’s head coaches on Wednesday, Trevis Simpson was honored by the media for the same award for the second time in as many days, the league office announced on Thursday.
Spartans set for SoCon Tournament
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The story would be more compelling if it included amazing upset tales narrated by the voice of Bill Murray as Carl Spackler in “Caddyshack.” That’s not the deal with the Southern Conference men’s basketball tournament, which is almost always won by one of the two best teams in the league.
Simpson named to SoCon All-Freshman Team
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG freshman sensation Trevis Simpson has been recognized by the league’s head coaches by being named to the Southern Conference All-Freshman Team, the conference office announced on Wednesday.
UNCG completes comeback win on Brackett jumper, 57-56
STATESBORO, Ga. – Down by one, Kyle Randall stole the ball with 22 seconds remaining and then found Aaron Brackett who buried a jumper from the right wing with 17 seconds left to propel UNCG to a 57-56 comeback win over Georgia Southern on Thursday night in Hanner Fieldhouse.
Spartans head south to face Georgia Southern on Thursday
UNCG will hit the road for the finall time in the regular season this week with a two-game road trip. The Spartans will kick things off on Thursday as they travel to Georgia Southern to face the Eagles for a 7 p.m. contest.
UNCG hosts Western Carolina on Monday for Senior Night
UNCG will return home on Monday night for its final home game of the season as the Spartans host North Division leader Western Carolina at 7 p.m. in the Greensboro Coliseum. The game will also mark Senior Day for lone senior Brandon Evans, who will be honored in a ceremony prior to the game.
Spartans fall on the road to rival Elon, 99-90
ELON, N.C. – Cutting into double-digit halftime deficits is an impressive trait. For obvious reasons, it’s one that the UNCG Spartans would rather keep out of heavy rotation.
UNCG heads to rival Elon on Saturday for televised contest
After facing its seventh ACC foe of the season in Miami on Tuesday, UNCG returns to Southern Conference action on Saturday as the Spartans make the short trip to rival Elon for an 8 p.m. contest in Alumni Gym. The game will be televised on SportsSouth.
Spartans fall to ACC foe Miami, 78-58
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The UNCG Spartans limited Miami center Reggie Johnson Tuesday night, but the Hurricanes compensated in triplicate, claiming a 78-58 victory with the help of 12-for-24 shooting from the 3-point line.
UNCG hosts ACC foe Miami on Tuesday evening
UNCG returns home on Tuesday for its final nonconference game of the season as the Spartans host Miami (Fla.) at 7 p.m. in the Greensboro Coliseum. The game will mark the seventh ACC opponent for the Spartans this season.
Second-half dry spell dooms UNCG on the road
CHARLESTON, S.C. – College of Charleston went on a 26-6 run in a span of over 10 minutes in the second half to blow open a tight contest as UNCG fell to the Cougars, 87-69, on Saturday at Carolina First Arena.
UNCG heads to College of Charleston for televised contest
Coming off an impressive 86-74 win over The Citadel on Monday night, UNCG will look to make it two in a row as the Spartans hit the road to face South-Division leading College of Charleston on Saturday at 4 p.m. The game will be televised on Comcast Sports Southeast.
Beyond Box Scores: Triumph through tragedy
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Basketball, a frequent source of solace for Kyle Randall, wasn’t doing its job early Monday. Then again, if there is any street-legal vehicle that can spirit you away from news that a close friend has been shot through the head, it hasn’t hit the marketplace.
Cole’s career night lifts UNCG past The Citadel, 86-74
GREENSBORO, N.C. – After Monday’s 86-74 win over The Citadel, UNCG coach Mike Dement was quick to admit that his is not the most complete basketball team on this planet. The Spartans will be well served one day by bringing the defensive intensity to match production on the other end.
Spartans fall on the road to Western Carolina, 83-73
CULLOWHEE, N.C. – UNCG used a 15-0 second-half run to close within one point, but Western Carolina held off the Spartan rally and pulled away late to win 83-73 on Saturday afternoon in the Ramsey Center.
UNCG travels for North Division showdown with WCU
Coming off its second overtime loss in the past three games, UNCG will look for its fifth win in the last seven contests as the Spartans travel to Western Carolina for a 2 p.m. game on Saturday afternoon in the Ramsey Center.
UNCG falls in overtime to Appalachian State, 80-78
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Omar Carter hit two tie-breaking free throws with 25.2 seconds left in overtime and blocked UNCG’s subsequent attempt at forging another draw as Appalachian State held on for an 80-78 win in the Greensboro Coliseum on Wednesday.
UNCG wins handily on the road against Samford, 91-72
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Coming off a heartbreaking double overtime loss at Chattanooga, UNCG came out on fire and built a commanding lead in the early going before having to hold off a second-half run as the Spartans defeated Samford, 91-72, on Saturday afternoon in the Pete Hanna Center.
UNCG drops heartbreaker to Chattanooga in double overtime, 111-110
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Chattanooga forced a UNCG turnover and converted it into a fast break layup with 15 seconds left in double overtime and the Spartans couldn’t get their final shot to fall with seven seconds left as they fell to the Mocs, 111-110, on Thursday night in McKenzie Arena. It was a game that saw numerous individual and school records fall for both teams.
UNCG heads to Chattanooga for SoCon road contest
UNCG will look to make it four wins in a row for the first time since 2008 on Thursday as the Spartans hit the road to face Chattanooga on Thursday at 7 p.m. The game will mark just the second time that the Spartans have played on the road since Dec. 19. The only other time was a 75-74 win at Appalachian State on Jan. 13.
UNCG looks to make it three straight against Georgia Southern
Winners of its last two games, UNCG will look to make it three straight on Thursday as the Spartans host Georgia Southern for another Southern Conference clash at 7 p.m. in the Greensboro Coliseum. The game marks the seventh home game for the Spartans in the past eight contests.
Second-half run propels UNCG to win over Davidson, 77-69
GREENSBORO, N.C. – It took Trevis Simpson’s teammates a while to catch up to him. And when they did, the UNCG Spartans were on their way to a second-half turnaround and a resounding 77-69 victory over Davidson that might be their best performance in three years.
Beyond Box Scores: What a rewarding feeling
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Friday was UNCG men’s basketball team’s NCAA-mandated off day for the week, and this time, it felt like a reward rather than a matter of perfunctory rules compliance.
Brackett, Spartans break through for first win, 75-74
BOONE, N.C. – Junior Aaron Brackett recorded a career- and game-high 28 points, while also bringing down a career-high 15 rebounds, as UNCG held on late to defeat Appalachian State, 75-74, to record its first win of the season on Thursday night in the Holmes Center.
UNCG heads back to the road for matchup with Appalachian State
UNCG will hit the road for the first time in nearly a month this week as the Spartans travel up the mountain to Boone, N.C. to face Appalachian State on Thursday at 7 p.m. in the Holmes Center. The Spartans are coming off a five-game homestand and a stretch that saw them play three games in five days.
Spartans fall to Phoenix on Monday night
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Elon built a comfortable lead by driving down the lane in the first half and turning offensive rebounds into second-chance scoring in the second, and the visiting Phoenix kept UNCG winless with an 80-65 verdict at the Greensboro Coliseum on Monday.
UNCG to host rival Elon on Monday evening
UNCG will end its five-game homestand on Monday as the Spartans host SoCon rival Elon at 7 p.m. in the Greensboro Coliseum. The game will also end a stretch that saw the Spartans play three games in five days.
UNCG falls to Chattanooga late, 70-65
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The UNCG Spartans’ fortunes are starting to take on similar style to go with substance. For the second time in 48 hours, UNCG wiped out a double-digit second-half deficit Saturday only to drop a tight verdict to a Southern Conference visitor. This time, Chattanooga immediately followed the only tie of the second half with a quick strike five seconds later and claimed a 70-65 decision.
UNCG continues grueling stretch with Chattanooga on Saturday
UNCG will continue its five-game homestand on Saturday as the Spartans play host to Chattanooga for a 2 p.m. contest in the Greensboro Coliseum. The game also marks the second of three games the Spartans will play in a five day span. UNCG will have to turn around and host Elon on Monday after playing Samford on Thursday.
Spartans' rally falls just shorts against Samford, 68-64
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The UNCG Spartans eradicated a 13-point halftime deficit Thursday but couldn’t avoid the sting of a 13th defeat, remaining winless on the season with a 68-64 loss to Samford’s efficient, Princeton-styled offense.
Spartans return to SoCon play against Samford on Thursday
UNCG will ring in the New Year as the Spartans get back into Southern Conference play and host fellow North-Division foe Samford on Thursday at 7 p.m. The game will be the third SoCon contest for the Spartans this season after facing Wofford and Furman back in early December.
Spartans fall to top-ranked Duke
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The lights seemed brighter, the crowd was undeniably larger and the opponent was more than appropriate for the atmosphere on Wednesday night. Top-ranked Duke got 53 points out of Nolan Smith and Kyle Singler in a 108-62 victory over UNCG that lifted Devils coach Mike Krzyzewski over North Carolina’s Dean Smith in career triumphs with 880.
UNCG/Duke game sold out
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNCG's men's basketball game against No. 1 Duke on Wednesday has been sold out. More than 22,000 tickets have been sold.
UNCG to host No. 1 Duke on ESPNU
UNCG returns from the holidays to face its toughest test of the season at the Spartans host No. 1 Duke on Wednesday at 7 p.m. The game will mark the sixth ACC opponent the Spartans have faced this season, with a matchup against Miami (Fla.) still looming in February, and the fourth ACC opponent in the last five games.
Spartans prepared for No. 1 Duke on Wednesday
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Mike Dement’s attempt to play dumb had the shelf life of milk during a North Carolina snowstorm. “Who do we play next?” UNCG’s coach deadpanned last week.
Spartans fall to Richmond, 63-53
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG pulled within five points with just over six minutes remaining on a jumper from the corner, but Richmond held on late to repel the Spartans’ bid for their first win of the season Wednesday, 63-53.
UNCG kicks off five-game homestand against Richmond
UNCG returns home on Wednesday following its three-game ACC road stand to host Richmond at 12 p.m. in the Greensboro Coliseum. The Spartans are coming off a 71-61 loss at Clemson that saw UNCG rally from a 21-point halftime deficit to cut the Tiger lead to two twice in the second half, but the Spartans ran out of steam down the stretch.
Spartan rally falls short on the road against Clemson
CLEMSON, S.C. – Despite making it a two-point game midway through the second half, UNCG wasn’t able to overcome a 21-point halftime deficit as the Spartans fell to Clemson, 71-61, on Sunday afternoon. The game was the final stop for UNCG on its three-game ACC road stand.
Spartans head to Clemson for another ACC clash
UNCG will wrap up its brutal three-game ACC roadstand on Sunday as the Spartans travel to Clemson, S.C. to face the Tigers at 2 p.m. Last Wednesday, the Spartans traveled up to Maryland to face the Terrapins and this past Wednesday UNCG made the short trip to face Wake Forest.
Spartans narrowly edged by ACC foe Wake Forest, 69-67
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The UNCG Spartans eventually left the building, but as far as the Wake Forest Demon Deacons were concerned, they never went away. UNCG entered Wednesday night’s game winless and left with the same distinction. In between, it nearly pulled off one of the biggest upsets in the program’s history, absorbing a 69-67 defeat when it was unable to get off a last-second 3-pointer.
UNCG set for tilt with Wake Forest on ESPNU
UNCG will continue its brutal three-game ACC roadstand on Wednesday as the Spartans make the short trip to Winston-Salem, N.C. to face Wake Forest at 7 p.m. The Spartans traveled to Maryland last week to start their road trip and will end it on Sunday with a trip to Clemson.
Right to the point
Kyle Randall looks a little different this season. The 5′11” sophomore point guard’s carrying 15 more pounds of muscle. Which comes in handy when you’re battling against some of the nation’s premier guards, like College of Charleston’s Andrew Goudelock, not to mention Duke’s Nolan Smith and Kyrie Irving.
Williams, Maryland prove too much for UNCG on the road
COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Jordan Williams had the lone double-double of the game for Maryland and the Terrapins had three other players in double figures as UNCG fell on the road, 99-56, on Wednesday night in the Comcast Center.
UNCG travels to ACC foe Maryland on Wednesday
UNCG enters the brutal stretch of its schedule on Wednesday as the Spartans head to College Park, Md. to face ACC foe Maryland. The game is the first of three-straight games that UNCG will face an ACC team on the road.
Late first-half run dooms UNCG against Furman
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Furman Paladins shot 63 percent from the floor in the second half Monday and pulled away from an eight-point halftime lead to an 81-68 win over UNCG at the Greensboro Coliseum.
UNCG hosts Furman in SoCon home-opener Monday night
UNCG returns home on Monday night to face Furman in the Southern Conference opener for the Spartans. The game will mark the 20th contest between the two teams, with UNCG currently holding a narrow 10-9 edge all-time. The Spartans are 6-4 in the last 10 games against the Paladins, with those four losses coming by just an average margin of 4.5 points.
UNCG drops SoCon-opener on the road to Wofford, 92-70
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – On a night when Wofford unveiled its 2009-10 Southern Conference Championship banner, the Terriers proved once again they will be a force in the SoCon this year as UNCG fell to the Terriers, 92-70, in Benjamin Johnson Arena on Thursday night.
Against a difficult schedule, UNCG trying to get defense to match offense
The first overall game, the first road game and the first close game have all been disappointing for the UNCG Spartans, whose next brush with novelty won’t be easy, either. At 0-5 on the year, the Spartans begin Southern Conference play on Thursday with a trip to defending champion Wofford.
Spartans open SoCon play on the road at Wofford
UNCG hits the road for its Southern Conference opener on Thursday as the Spartans travel to Spartanburg, S.C. to face the defending SoCon Tournament Champions, Wofford. Thursday will mark the 25th meeting between the two schools, with the Terriers holding a 15-9 advantage all-time, including the last seven meetings.
Aggies down Spartans in crosstown clash, 82-70
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Sophomore Kyle Randall scored a career-high 23 points, but it was not enough as UNCG fell to crosstown foe North Carolina A&T in the renewal of the old rivalry, 82-70 on Monday at the Greensboro Coliseum.
Rivalry renewed: Spartans-Aggies meet up on Monday night
For the first time in nearly a decade, UNCG and NC A&T will meet on the hardwood for a men's basketball nonconference match-up. The Spartans go in search of their first win, while A&T is coming off a win over Division III Greensboro College.
Late surge lifts East Carolina past UNCG
GREENVILLE, N.C. – UNCG made a run midway through the second half to close to within 10, but East Carolina used a 20-6 run to pull away late for an 81-53 win in nonconference men’s basketball action Saturday evening at Minges Coliseum.
UNCG visits East Carolina for Saturday evening match-up
UNCG will head to Greenville in search of its first win of the year when it takes on East Carolina at Minges Coliseum on Saturday evening. Game time is set for 5 p.m. WCOG 1320-AM will have the pregame show at 4:30 p.m. and Spartan All Access will carry that on simulcast. LiveStats are also available.
Building blocks to success means more than just the score
Most people only see a final score at the end of the day. In building a successful program, it isn't just numbers on a stat sheet. Beyond box scores takes a look at some of the lessons from Sunday's loss to Virginia Tech.
UNCG hosts Virginia Tech for Sunday matinee
The Spartans will look to gain their first-ever win over a Top-25 team when they entertain Virginia Tech on Sunday afternoon at 1p.m. Tickets are available and the game will be televised by Comcast Sports Net and NESN with Mike Reghi and Cal Bowdler calling the action. NESN National will carry the game locally through Time Warner Cable.
Opening day impressions
Beyond Box Scores writer Rob Daniels gives his impressions on Sunday's home opener against Florida State
Florida State spoils UNCG's home opener, Spartans fall 97-73
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Chris Singleton had a triple-double and Michael Snaer and Okaro White each added 16 points as Florida State defeated UNCG, 97-73, in the home-opener for the Spartans on Sunday afternoon at the Greensboro Coliseum. David Williams led UNCG with 16 points in his Coliseum debut.
UNCG hosts Florida State in home opener Sunday afternoon
UNCG opens its home slate at the Greensboro Coliseum on Sunday when it hosts Florida State at 3:30 p.m. The Home Opener Kickoff party and the Faculty/Staff Tailgate get underway at 1 p.m. in the Pavillion. Tickets will be available at the door. The game is also televised on FSN-South and FSN-Florida.
First Friday: UNCG opens campaign at VCU
The 2010-11 men's basketball season tips off for UNCG on Friday night when the Spartans visit the Siegel Center to take on VCU. Game time is set for 7:30 pm. The action can be heard on WCOG 1320-AM and also here through Spartan All Access.
UNCG receives men's basketball commitment from Nick Paulos
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG men’s basketball coach Mike Dement received his first commitment for next season on Thursday when 6-7 swingman Nick Paulos signed a National Letter of Intent on the first day of the early signing period.
Youth movement in Spartan basketball
UNCG has 12 seasons of previous experience among the 18 student-athletes on its roster heading into Friday's opener. But as the season is ready to open, the group is coming together nicely. Beyond Box Scores takes a look.
NCAA Leadership Forum Video Blog - Oct. 24
ORLANDO, Fla. - All weekend long, UNCG's Kyle Randall and Heather Robb will file video blogs from the NCAA Leadership Forum in Orlando, Fla. Here is their fourth installment, filed Sunday night before boarding their plane back to Greensboro.
NCAA Leadership Forum Video Blog - Oct. 23
ORLANDO, Fla. - All weekend long, UNCG's Kyle Randall and Heather Robb will file video blogs from the NCAA Leadership Forum in Orlando, Fla. Here is their third installment, filed late Saturday night.
Coles buzzer-beater in overtime lifts Gold over Blue, 56-53
GREENSBORO, N.C. Sophomore Brian Cole stole an outlet pass and took two steps before knocking down a 3-pointer from the top of the key as the buzzer went off in overtime to give the Gold squad a 56-53 win over the Blue team in UNCGs annual Blue-Gold Scrimmage in Fleming Gymnasium on Saturday afternoon.
NCAA Leadership Forum Video Blog - Oct. 22
ORLANDO, Fla. - All weekend long, UNCG's Kyle Randall and Heather Robb will file video blogs from the NCAA Leadership Forum in Orlando, Fla. Here is their second installment, filed Friday night.
Men's basketball single-game tickets on sale Friday at 10 a.m.
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Single-game men’s basketball tickets for UNCG’s 2010-11 season will go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. through the Greensboro Coliseum box offices and through Ticketmaster's outlets, charge-by-phone and Ticketmaster's website.
Randall, Robb to represent UNCG at NCAA Leadership Forum
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG sophomores Kyle Randall and Heather Robb have been selected to attend the inaugural NCAA Student-Athlete Leadership Forum at the Disney Contemporary Resort in Orlando, Fla., from Thursday to Sunday.
Buy your Spartan men's basketball season tickets today
GREENSBORO, N.C. With UNCG mens basketball 2010-11 season tickets on sale now, fans can secure a seat for all 15 home games at the Greensboro Coliseum and start to enjoy the season ticket holder benefits today. They can be purchased over the phone or online.
Hines hits hardwood with New Orleans at NBA Summer League
LAS VEGAS, Nev. For the third consecutive year, former UNCG mens basketball star Kyle Hines will take to the summer hardwood in an NBA summer league when he hits the floor with the New Orleans Hornets on Friday night in Las Vegas.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
UNCG now accepting summer camp registrations
GREENSBORO, N.C. - The 2011 UNCG summer camp dates are rapidly approaching. Summer camps are available for baseball, basketball, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis and volleyball.