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Alonso, Miller lead UNC Greensboro past Samford 83-75

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Francis Alonso and Isaiah Miller combined for 14 points in the final three minutes to give UNC Greensboro an 83-75 win over Samford in a Southern Conference opener on Saturday.

The Spartans (12-2, 1-0) trailed 48-36 at the break but opened the second half on a 12-5 run capped by a 3-point play by Kaleb Hunter to close to 53-48 with 15:02 to go. They were down 71-69 with three minutes left when Alonso sank a jumper and Miller followed with a layup to spark the final game-winning surge.

Alonso led the Spartans, scoring a season-high 30 points - 17 coming at the free-throw line on 21 attempts. Miller added 20 points and Hunter 14. The teams combined to shoot 68 free throws.

Samford was up 24-11 early in the first half and led by as many as 14, 48-34, just before halftime.

Myron Gordon scored 16 points, 10 at the line, for the Bulldogs (10-4, 0-1).

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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 12-2 364783
home team logo Samford 10-4 482775
Team Stats
away team logo NC-Greensboro 12-2 76.3 PPG 37.9 RPG 12.7 APG
home team logo Samford 10-4 78.3 PPG 40.6 RPG 14.0 APG
Key Players
10
F. Alonso 17.3 PPG 2.3 RPG 2.5 APG 41.9 FG%
3
J. Sharkey 16.3 PPG 3.8 RPG 7.2 APG 44.4 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
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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