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South Carolina Upstate vs NC-Asheville

SC-Upstate 73, UNC Asheville 71

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ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Torrey Craig scored 27 points and Ty Greene made two of four free throws in the final 7 seconds as South Carolina-Upstate overcame a 16-point, second-half deficit to edge UNC Asheville 73-71 Thursday night.

The Spartans (3-4) trailed 71-69 when Ricardo Glenn's tip shot tied it with 8 seconds left. He missed the ensuing free throw, and Greene, who was fouled a second later, hit the second of two free throws to give the Spartans their first lead of the game. Greene made his second foul shot with 3 seconds left to finish with 16 points.

The Bulldogs' Keith Hornsby missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer.

South Carolina-Upstate shot 59.5 percent after the break (22 of 37), making up for a 49-33 deficit with 13:14 left. UNC Asheville made only 13 of 25 second-half field goals.

Trent Meyer's 23 points led the Bulldogs (1-6), who have dropped six straight.

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South Carolina Upstate Spartans
T. Craig, F3611-222-372127
R. Glenn, F243-80-112306
J. Maxey, F141-50-01122
A. Rodgers, G313-101-17427
M. Blessing, G200-10-02240
T. Greene316-132-622216
B. Olumuyiwa193-40-13016
F. Miller154-70-02229
R. Elam100-20-00110
Totals 31-725-1238171573
 43.1%41.7% 
NC-Asheville Bulldogs
J. Atkinson, F336-94-582416
J. Nwannunu, F334-80-05138
D. Cunningham, C243-84-5111210
T. Meyer, G376-117-733223
K. Hornsby, G363-102-25948
W. Weeks232-20-03124
S. Hughes70-30-03010
M. Neely41-20-00002
C. Littlejohn30-10-00000
Totals 25-5417-1939171871
 46.3%89.5% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
No. Florida12-220-11170
FGCU11-321-9121
S.C. Upstate8-621-10226
Lipscomb7-713-16289
Northern Kentucky7-713-16242
Jacksonville4-1010-21340
Kennesaw St.4-1010-21319
Stetson3-119-21337

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High Point13-522-883
Char. So.13-519-10142
Coast. Car.12-621-9153
Radford12-621-10144
Winthrop12-617-12222
Gardner-Webb10-818-13156
NC-Asheville10-814-15253
Presbyterian6-1210-21308
Longwood5-139-22330
Campbell4-1410-21321
Liberty2-168-23347
 
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