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UNCG Tops Furman 90-82 For First SoCon Win Of The Season

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GREENSBORO, N.C. - Kayel Locke scored 18 points and UNC Greensboro limited Furman to two field goals in the final six-plus minutes en route to a 90-82 victory Monday night.

Two free throws by Kendrec Ferrara pulled Furman (6-9, 0-2 Southern Conference) within 80-78 with 2:29 to play but the Spartans scored six straight points over the next 1:45 to open up an eight-point lead with 44 seconds remaining.

Nicholas Paulos and Kyle Cain each made a pair of free throws in the final 18 seconds to seal the victory.

UNC Greensboro (8-9, 1-1) opened up an 11-point lead with 3:53 left in the first half but the Paladins scored 11 of the final 15 points and went into the break trailing 38-34.

Tevon Sadler scored 17, Paulos 14 and Cain 12 for the Spartans, who made 34 of 59 (57.6 percent) field goals.

Ferrara and Stephen Croone each scored 21 for Furman.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Associated Press

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