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Alonso lifts UNC Greensboro over North Alabama 53-48

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) Francis Alonso scored 14 points, including five in a key stretch late in the game, and UNC Greensboro held off North Alabama 53-48 on Saturday.

Isaiah Miller added 12 points for the Spartans (10-2). The 10 nonconference wins are UNCG's most as a member of Division I (1991-92).

Jamari Blackmon scored 17 points and Kendarius Smith added 10 for the Lions (3-8).

Alonso's 3-pointer with 2:17 left gave the Spartans a 51-48 lead and a minute later he followed it up with a jumper for a 53-48 lead. Neither team scored in the final minute.

North Alabama tied it at 48 on a 3-point play by Blackmon with 2:57 remaining but the Lions went scoreless the rest of the game.

North Alabama is transitioning to Division I as a member of the Atlantic Sun Conference.

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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 North Alabama 3-8 173148
home team logo NC-Greensboro 10-2 262753
Team Stats
away team logo North Alabama 3-8 66.5 PPG 39 RPG 10.2 APG
home team logo NC-Greensboro 10-2 77.7 PPG 37.6 RPG 13.1 APG
Key Players
3
J. Blackmon 14.7 PPG 3.5 RPG 2.7 APG 32.0 FG%
10
F. Alonso 16.9 PPG 2.1 RPG 2.5 APG 42.8 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB