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Alonso with 8 3-pointers, UNC Greensboro beats Samford 98-82

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Francis Alonso scored 24 points on eight 3-pointers and led five players in double-figure scoring as UNC Greensboro beat Samford 98-82 on Saturday night.

Marvin Smith added 18 points and seven rebounds for the Spartans (16-5, 7-1 Southern Conference). Jordy Kuiper had 16 points and seven rebounds and James Dickey and Isaiah Miller added 10 points apiece.

The Spartans shot 64 percent compared to 41 percent for Samford and had a 37-19 rebounding edge.

Alonso and Kuiper combined for three 3-pointers to start and the Spartans never looked back, climbing to a 25-6 lead midway and building to a 53-30 advantage at the break.

Samford got as close as 70-52 early in the second half. Alonso replied with three back-to-back 3s and Dickey a dunk to help stretch it to 84-63 with 7:56 left and the Spartans cruised from there.

Josh Sharkey scored 25 points for the Bulldogs (7-15, 3-6) who have lost five straight. Demetrius Denzel-Dyson added 19 points.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo NC-Greensboro 16-5 534598
home team logo Samford 7-15 305282
Team Stats
away team logo NC-Greensboro 16-5 73.2 PPG 40.1 RPG 13.9 APG
home team logo Samford 7-15 77.6 PPG 33.8 RPG 16.6 APG
Key Players
10
F. Alonso 15.6 PPG 2.4 RPG 2.9 APG 41.2 FG%
22
D. Denzel-Dyson 15.2 PPG 5.0 RPG 1.1 APG 45.0 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Bench
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Bench
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB