Scores

Final

Furman 54

(10-11, 4-6 Southern)

UNC Greensboro 69

(11-9, 8-2 Southern)

    6:00 PM ET, January 27, 2007

    Michael B. Fleming Gymnasium, Greensboro, North Carolina

    1 2 T
    FUR 22 3254
    UNCG 33 3669

    Top Performers

    Furman: G. Punch 12 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    UNC Greensboro: R. Hickman 31 Pts, 2 Reb, 4 Ast, 4 Stl

    UNC Greensboro 69, Furman 54

    Associated Press

    GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) -- Ricky Hickman came off the bench to score 31 points while Kyle Hines had a double-double with 24 points and 10 rebounds as UNC Greensboro defeated Furman 69-54 on Saturday.

    Ben Stywall added 10 rebounds for the Spartans (11-9, 8-2 SoCon), who scored 23 points off 16 Furman turnovers.

    Gerad Punch scored 12 points to lead the Paladins (10-11, 4-6), who shot just 12.5 percent from 3-point range (2-for-16). Robby Bostain added 10 points.

    The Spartans jumped out to a 20-4 lead in the first nine minutes of the game and led 33-22 at the half.

    Furman cut the lead to five, 48-43, midway through the second half. But Hickman scored 17 straight points to make it 65-47 with less than four minutes left to secure the win.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    FUR
    UNCG
    Points 54 69
    FG Made-Attempted 24-51 (.471) 26-56 (.464)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-16 (.125) 4-13 (.308)
    FT Made-Attempted 4-8 (.500) 13-16 (.813)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 11 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 18

    2006-07 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Dec 9, 2006 UNCG 91, @FUR 86Recap
    » Jan 27, 2007 @UNCG 69, FUR 54Recap
    Mar 1, 2007 FUR 73, @UNCG 71Recap