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NC-Greensboro vs Chattanooga

UNC-Greensboro 87, Chattanooga 81


ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Derrell Armstrong had 25 points and eight rebounds, and UNC Greensboro scored 55 second-half points to beat Chattanooga 87-81 in the first round of the Southern Conference tournament Friday.

Trevis Simpson scored 17 points, Nicholas Paulos had 11 and Kayel Locke 10 for the 10th-seeded Spartans (9-21), who will face second-seeded Elon on Saturday.

The seventh-seeded Mocs led 67-56 10:08 left, but the Spartans made a 10-point run capped by Jordan Potts' 3-pointer for a 70-68 advantage.

Armstrong scored seven points and Korey Van Dussen hit a 3-pointer for an 82-74 advantage with 3:58 to go, and the Spartans made five free throws down the stretch to secure the victory.

The Spartans were 17 of 29 and 8 of 11 on 3-pointers in the second half.

Z. Mason had 20 points and eight rebounds for the Mocs (13-19), Ronrico White scored 19 and Casey Jones 11.

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NC-Greensboro Spartans
K. Locke, F243-94-510410
D. Williams, F182-23-66247
D. Armstrong, G309-133-880225
T. Simpson, G295-136-735417
J. Potts, G231-50-02233
K. Van Dussen252-31-24327
K. McNeil203-41-34037
N. Paulos194-50-020011
D. Parker100-10-00000
B. Cole20-00-00010
Totals 29-5518-3131122387
Chattanooga Mocs
Z. Mason, F297-145-581320
D. Zlovaric, F213-71-22137
R. White, G386-103-444519
C. Jones, G324-73-562411
G. McGhee, G232-71-15036
E. Robertson160-20-00000
J. Bryant122-23-63037
S. Watson122-25-62049
M. Bareika91-20-01002
L. Stokes60-00-01100
A. Bran20-20-00000
Totals 27-5521-293492581
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
W. Carolina6-711-15218