North Carolina Pembroke vs NC-Greensboro

UNC-Greensboro 71, N.C.-Pembroke 58


GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - Trevis Simpson scored 22 points to lead UNC Greensboro to a 71-58 win over Division II UNC Pembroke on Thursday night.

Simpson scored 17 points in the second half as the Spartans (1-2) pulled away from the Braves after a close first half. He tied a career-high with four 3-pointers and was perfect on all six of his free throws.

Leading 31-27 at the start of the second half, the Spartans extended their lead to 36-30 before the Braves (2-2) pulled to within 36-33 on a free throw by Mike Robinson with 15:55 left.

That was as close as the D-II school would get.

Simpson started a 10-0 run with a shot from long range and Alyosius Henry followed with a big dunk to give the Spartans a 41-33 lead.

Shahmel Brackett led the Braves with 17 points.

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North Carolina Pembroke (0-1)273158
NC-Greensboro (1-2) «314071

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North Carolina Pembroke Braves
G. Blakeney, F251-30-02042
M. Robinson, F204-61-20039
S. Brackett, G366-111-141117
K. Cooper, G342-60-05534
M. Heath, G324-91-222312
B. Jacobs171-40-03222
N. Priest163-64-642110
G. Pittman150-00-21020
M. Starkey20-10-00000
T. Alston10-00-00000
M. Burnell10-00-01010
R. Cobia11-10-01012
Totals 22-477-1326122158
NC-Greensboro Spartans
T. Simpson, F296-196-651322
A. Henry, C202-51-33235
K. Randall, G355-80-025212
D. Williams, G242-20-06014
K. Van Dussen, G211-50-06102
A. Brackett213-60-14326
D. Armstrong152-62-23016
T. Hoffer132-32-23026
N. Paulos122-52-20028
D. Parker70-10-00100
E. Bone20-00-00000
C. Henegar10-10-00000
Totals 25-6113-1636131671

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