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 12, 2010
Two UNCG teams honored by NCAA for high ratings in APR
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Two UNC Greensboro athletic programs received accolades for historically perfect Academic Progress Report (APR) scores when the NCAA released its list of Public Recognition Awards on Wednesday afternoon.
April 27, 2010
Spartans sign Stevenson, Nosovitch to NLIs
GREENSBORO, N.C. - High school seniors Janae Stevenson and Colleen Nosovitch have signed National Letters of Intent to play basketball for UNC Greensboro in 2010-11, UNCG coach Lynne Agee announced Tuesday.
April 20, 2010
Peschel honored at Girls and Women in Sports awards dinner
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro associate head women's basketball coach Carol Peschel was recognized by the Greensboro YWCA at its annual Girls and Women in Sports awards dinner Sunday.
April 8, 2010
16 Spartan student-athletes named to Academic All-Conference
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - The Southern Conference honored 159 student-athletes this week as it announced the Academic All-Conference teams for the 2009-10 winter season - a list that included 16 Spartan student-athletes.
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 8, 2010
Hyson named to Southern Conference All-Tournament Team
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - UNC Greensboro senior Lakiah Hyson was named to the All-Southern Conference Tournament Second Team at the conclusion of the SoCon Women's Basketball Championship on Monday.
March 5, 2010
Top-seeded Chattanooga too much for UNCG at SoCon tourney
CHARLOTTE, N.C. Lakiah Hyson scored a team-high 16 points and Agne Girstautaite had a career-high 13 in their final collegiate game as top-seeded Chattanooga eliminated No. 9 seed UNC Greensboro from the Southern Conference Womens Basketball Championship at Bojangles Coliseum on Friday, 82-64.
March 4, 2010
Hyson, Floyd send UNCG past WCU at SoCon tourney
CHARLOTTE, N.C. Lakiah Hyson hit both ends of a one-and-one with 18.1 seconds left to snap a 55-all tie and Monique Floyd scored eight of her 15 points in the final 5:05 as ninth-seeded UNC Greensboro downed No. 8 seed Western Carolina in the first round of the Southern Conference Women's Basketball Championship on Thursday, 57-55.
March 3, 2010
UNCG's WBB games at SoCon tourney to air on WPET AM 950
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro's women's basketball games at this week's Southern Conference Women's Basketball Championship in Charlotte, N.C., will be broadcast on WPET AM 950.
March 2, 2010
Leigh named Southern Conference Player of the Week
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - UNC Greensboro guard Amanda Leigh has been named the Southern Conference Player of the Week after leading the Spartans to a pair of wins to end the regular season, the league office announced Tuesday.
February 27, 2010
Leighs career day leads Spartans past Elon, 77-71
ELON, N.C. UNC Greensboro's Amanda Leigh knocked down six 3-pointers on her way to a career-high 28 points and also grabbed a career-high 10 rebounds as the Spartans downed backyard rival Elon, 77-71, in Southern Conference women's basketball action at Alumni Gym on Saturday afternoon.
February 23, 2010
Hyson leads UNCG past Furman on Senior Night, 60-49
GREENSBORO, N.C. Senior Lakiah Hyson celebrated Senior Night with a game-high 14 points and UNC Greensboro held Furman without a field goal for the final 8 minutes, 53 seconds as the Spartans picked up a 60-49 win over the Paladins on Tuesday to snap a 10-game losing streak.
February 20, 2010
Appalachian State tops UNCG, 67-49, in Southern Conference action
BOONE, N.C. UNC Greensboro shot just 26.5 percent in the second half and committed 21 turnovers as Appalachian State took a 67-49 win on Saturday. The Mountaineers used a 10-2 run with less than 5 minutes left to blow the game open.
February 16, 2010
Western Carolina uses big first-half run to power to 57-42 win over UNCG
CULLOWHEE, N.C. UNC Greensboro went more than 10 minutes in the first half without a basket and saw Western Carolina turn in a 20-0 run over the span en route to a 57-42 win over the Spartans on Tuesday to avenge a January loss.
February 12, 2010
Wofford hits pair of free throws with 1.1 seconds left to top UNCG, 57-55
GREENSBORO, N.C. Wofford's Kelly Dwyer hit a pair of free throws with 1.1 seconds left and Lakiah Hyson's desperation 3-point attempt at the buzzer drew iron but missed as the Terriers held on for a 57-55 win over UNC Greensboro on Friday.
February 10, 2010
Women's basketball game at App State moved to 4:30 p.m.
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro's women's basketball game at Appalachian State on Saturday, Feb. 20, has been moved to 4:30 p.m. It had originally been scheduled for 3 p.m.
February 6, 2010
Davidsons Lax goes off for career-high 25 as Wildcats down Spartans
GREENSBORO, N.C. Davidson shot nearly 60 percent from the floor and got a career-high 25 points from Ashley Lax as the Wildcats topped UNC Greensboro on Saturday, 83-53, in the Spartans annual Pink Zone game.
February 3, 2010
WBB to host Pink Zone game, alumni events Saturday
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro's women's basketball program, in conjunction with the Southern Conference, will hold its annual Pink Zone game on Saturday against Davidson at 3 p.m. The event will benefit the Kay Yow/WBCA Cancer Fund and UNCG's Relay for Life. The Spartans will also host several alumni gatherings Saturday.
February 1, 2010
Hot start leads Chattanooga past UNCG, 82-63
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. Southern Conference leader Chattanooga opened the game on an 18-2 run and never looked back, downing UNC Greensboro on Monday, 82-63.
January 30, 2010
Samford survives UNCGs second-half rally, wins 54-51
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. Freshman Brey Dorsetts 3-pointer from the corner tied the game at 51 with a minute remaining, but Samford hit three free throws in the last 35 seconds and Amanda Leighs 3-point try missed at the buzzer as the Bulldogs escaped with a 54-51 win in Southern Conference womens basketball action on Saturday.
January 25, 2010
Smiths career-high 23 points not enough as Spartans fall to GSU, 63-55
GREENSBORO, N.C. Despite a career-high 23 points from Kendra Smith and a 13-1 second-half run to get within three points, UNC Greensboro fell to Georgia Southern on Monday, 63-55.
January 23, 2010
Spartans late rally falls just short in 54-51 loss to College of Charleston
GREENSBORO, N.C. UNC Greensboro staged an 11-2 rally in the last 1:32 to set up a thrilling finish, but Lakiah Hysons last-second 3-point attempt rimmed out as College of Charleston survived with a 54-51 win at Fleming Gymnasium on Saturday.
January 20, 2010
Floyd named SoCon Student-Athlete of the Week
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - UNC Greensboro junior Monique Floyd was named the Southern Conference Student-Athlete of the Week for games Jan. 13-19, the league office announced Wednesday.
January 19, 2010
Cold-shooting Spartans fall at Furman on Tuesday
GREENVILLE, S.C. UNC Greensboro suffered three long scoring droughts in the first half and never recovered, falling on the road to Furman on Tuesday, 61-46.
January 16, 2010
Floyds 21 not enough as hot-shooting App State downs Spartans
GREENSBORO, N.C. Monique Floyd fell a point shy of her career high with 21 points, but UNC Greensboro fell to a hot-shooting Appalachian State squad on Saturday, 72-57.
January 13, 2010
Hyson's career night, Floyd's double-double lead UNCG past Elon, 84-70
GREENSBORO, N.C. Lakiah Hyson scored a career-high 29 points and Monique Floyd had 10 points and 10 rebounds for her second career double-double as UNC Greensboro dropped Elon on Wednesday, 84-70.
January 8, 2010
Leigh scores career-high 21 but Wofford escapes with win
SPARTANBURG, S.C. Woffords Kelly Dwyer hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 10.7 seconds left, and UNC Greensboro freshman Dayshaun Richbows layup attempt rimmed out on the other end as the Terriers topped the Spartans on Friday, 61-60, to snap a nine-game losing streak.
January 2, 2010
Davidson cruises past Spartans on Saturday, 67-45
DAVIDSON, N.C. Freshman Brey Dorsett scored a career-high 11 points for UNC Greensboro, but Davidson used a 24-2 run spanning halftime to blow open what had been a tie game, and the Wildcats cruised to a 67-45 win over UNC Greensboro on Saturday at John M. Belk Arena.
December 29, 2009
Spartans rally past Georgia Southern to even SoCon record
STATESBORO, Ga. Monique Floyd hit the go-ahead layup with 2:20 to play and forced a crucial jump ball with 30.6 seconds left as UNC Greensboro rallied past Georgia Southern on Tuesday, 45-42 for its second Southern Conference win of the season.
December 23, 2009
Clapper named SoCon Student-Athlete of the Week
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - UNC Greensboro redshirt freshman Amy Clapper has been named the Southern Conference's Student-Athlete of the Week for games Dec. 16-22, the league office announced Wednesday.
December 21, 2009
Hyson, Floyd lead UNCG past Samford for first SoCon win of season
GREENSBORO, N.C. Lakiah Hyson and Monique Floyd shared game-high honors with 13 points each and Floyd had a pair of big steals in the last minute as UNC Greensboro topped Samford on Monday, 55-47.
December 20, 2009
UNCG cancels "Education in the World of Sport" clinic
GREENSBORO, N.C. - In light of the weekend's inclement weather and UNC Greensboro's decision to delay the opening of campus until 10 a.m. Monday, UNCG has cancelled Monday's scheduled "Education in the World of Sport" clinic. The Spartans' noon women's basketball game against Samford will go ahead as scheduled.
December 19, 2009
Cold-shooting second half dooms Spartans in loss to Chattanooga
GREENSBORO, N.C. UNC Greensboro forced 26 Chattanooga turnovers, but the Lady Mocs ended the game on a 15-4 run and took advantage of the Spartans poor second-half shooting to grab a 67-54 win at Fleming Gym on Saturday afternoon.
December 18, 2009
UNCG's wrestling match vs. Virginia postponed, WBK still on as planned
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro's wrestling match against Virginia that was originally scheduled for 11 a.m. on Saturday has been postponed due to the threat of inclement weather in the Greensboro area over the weekend. UNCG's women's basketball game against Chattanooga will be played as scheduled at 3 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free of charge.
December 16, 2009
Spartans win second in a row, top N.C. Central, 70-57
GREENSBORO, N.C. UNC Greensboro put three student-athletes in double figures and turned in back-to-back wins for the first time this season, downing North Carolina Central on Wednesday, 70-57.
December 14, 2009
UNCG to host Education in the World of Sport clinic, food drive Dec. 21
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro's women's basketball team has several promotions set for the Spartans' Dec. 21 contest against Samford at Fleming Gym, including an "Education in the World of Sport" clinic and a food drive in conjunction with FOX8 to benefit the Salvation Army.
December 12, 2009
Hysons career-high 21 lead UNCG past Fordham, 69-63
BRONX, N.Y. Senior guard Lakiah Hyson scored a career-high 21 points, including a pair of free throws to make it a two-possession game with 21.8 seconds left, as UNC Greensboro rallied past Fordham on Saturday, 69-63, to snap a six-game losing streak.
December 5, 2009
Second-half rally not enough as College of Charleston tops UNCG in SoCon opener
CHARLESTON, S.C. Lakiah Hyson scored a game-high 14 points and Amanda Leigh turned in a personal 11-0 run as UNC Greensboro cut a 24-point second-half deficit to single digits, but the College of Charleston salted away the game at the free throw line to take the Southern Conference opener for both teams, 71-60 on Saturday.
December 1, 2009
Late rally falls short as Buccaneers top UNCG, 56-54
GREENSBORO, N.C. Kendra Smith and Lakiah Hyson hit 3-pointers just seven seconds apart in a frenetic final minute to pull UNC Greensboro to within two points, but the Spartans last-second shot went begging as Charleston Southern hung on for a 56-54 win Tuesday.
November 27, 2009
Bowling Green downs UNCG, 80-51
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio Bowling Green turned in a 19-3 second-half run and shot an impressive 53.8 percent from the field to down UNC Greensboro on Friday, 80-51.
November 25, 2009
No. 3 Ohio State cruises past UNCG, 89-56
COLUMBUS, Ohio Redshirt junior Amanda Leigh matched her career high with five 3-pointers to finish with a team-high 15 points, but that was not nearly enough as UNC Greensboro fell to No. 3 Ohio State on Wednesday, 89-56.
November 17, 2009
Cold-shooting UNC Greensboro falls at Liberty, 60-42
LYNCHBURG, Va. Liberty freshman Devon Brown scored a game-high 26 points and the Lady Flames took advantage of a cold-shooting UNC Greensboro squad to take a 60-42 win at the Vines Center on Tuesday.
November 14, 2009
Four in double figures as UNCG sprints past Morgan State in season-opener
GREENSBORO, N.C. UNC Greensboro put four players in double digits with Amanda Leigh, Kendra Smith and Agne Girstautaite all notching career highs in points as the Spartans won their season-opener on Saturday, 85-68 over Morgan State.
November 12, 2009
Awuruonye, Patterson sign with Spartans for 2010-11
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro's women's basketball team has signed high school seniors Nneka Awuruonye and Breonna Patterson to National Letters of Intent to play for the Spartans next season, coach Lynne Agee announced Thursday.
November 7, 2009
Smith, Floyd lead UNCG past Catawba in exhibition action, 79-55
GREENSBORO, N.C. Junior Monique Floyd scored 15 points and pulled down 11 rebounds and classmate Kendra Smith scored a team-high 16 points as UNC Greensboro cruised to a 79-55 exhibition win over Catawba on Saturday.
November 6, 2009
Spartans picked seventh in preseason poll, host Catawba on Saturday
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - UNC Greensboro women's basketball team was picked seventh in the Southern Conference's preseason poll of the league's 11 head coaches, the conference announced Friday.
November 5, 2009
Spartans ready for 2009-10 women's basketball campaign
"We'd like to return UNCG to the mix in the Southern Conference." That's UNC Greensboro coach Lynne Agee's goal for 2009-10.
November 4, 2009
Aidemark, Floyd inducted into UNCG's Golden Chain Honor Society
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro women's golfer Sofia Aidemark and women's basketball player Monique Floyd were inducted into UNCG's prestigious Golden Chain Honor Society on Sunday.
November 1, 2009
Spartans tabbed sixth in SoCon preseason media poll
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - UNC Greensboro was picked sixth in the Southern Conference's preseason women's basketball media poll, the league announced Wednesday.
October 30, 2009
Women's basketball tickets go on sale this weekend
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Season and single-game tickets for UNC Greensboro's women's basketball team will go on sale this weekend, with online sales at uncgspartans.com beginning Sunday, Nov. 1.
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 28, 2009
Grimsley makes pro debut in Germany
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro alumna Gini Grimsley made her professional debut Saturday, playing 18 minutes for Herner TC in the team's 70-66 loss to the SV Halle Lions in Freiburg, Sepp-Glaser-Halle, Germany, in the Damon Basketball Bundesligen (DBBL) opener for both teams.
September 2, 2009
Grimsley signs contract to play professionally in Germany
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro alumna Gini Grimsley has signed a contract to play professional basketball in Germany, UNCG coach Lynne Agee announced Wednesday.
August 26, 2009
UNCG announces women's basketball 2009-10 schedule
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Thirteen home games and a trip to face nationally ranked Ohio State highlight UNC Greensboro's 2009-10 women's basketball schedule, coach Lynne Agee announced Wednesday.