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Smith leads balanced UNC Greensboro past The Citadel 82-66

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) Marvin Smith scored 18 points with four 3-pointers, leading four into double figures, and North Carolina Greensboro took control midway through the first half, defeating The Citadel 82-66 on Thursday.

UNC Greensboro (21-6, 12-2 Southern Conference), which knocked off previously undefeated SoCon leader ETSU by 18 points on Monday, pushed its win streak to five games - 10 of its last 11 - and held The Citadel (9-17, 4-10) to 35-percent shooting with 15 turnovers. The Bulldogs lead the league in scoring at 85.5 points per game.

Isaiah Miller scored 15 points, Kyrin Galloway 12 and James Dickey scored 10 with 10 rebounds for UNCG.

Kaelon Harris opened the game with a 3-pointer and The Citadel led for more than nine minutes before Jordy Kuiper's layup gave the Spartans a 23-21 lead that grew to 37-30 by halftime.

Dickey scored the first four points of the second half and UNCG put the hammer down, building leads of up to 25 points.

Zane Najdawi and Matt Frierson scored 15 each for The Citadel, Frierson with five 3-pointers.

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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 21-6 374582
home team logo The Citadel 9-17 303666
Team Stats
away team logo NC-Greensboro 21-6 73.2 PPG 40.1 RPG 13.9 APG
home team logo The Citadel 9-17 82.5 PPG 40.5 RPG 16.5 APG
Key Players
10
F. Alonso 15.6 PPG 2.4 RPG 2.9 APG 41.2 FG%
35
Z. Najdawi 15.5 PPG 5.0 RPG 1.0 APG 51.3 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
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Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
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