NC-Greensboro vs Appalachian State

Appalachian St. 83, UNC-Greensboro 70


BOONE, N.C. (AP) - Nathan Healy matched his career high with 24 points and Appalachian State dominated the second half to rally past UNC Greensboro 83-70 Monday night for its fifth straight win.

The Mountaineers (7-8, 3-1 Southern Conference), who trailed by 10 in the first half and 39-32 at the break, roared out of the locker room with a 13-0 run to lead 45-39 with 15:57 remaining.

After Appalachian State expanded its cushion to 14 with 6:36 to play, Trevis Simpson, whose 22 points led the Spartans, rattled off five points to make it 69-60. The Mountaineers then pulled away for good.

Appalachian State was 28 of 34 from the free-throw line, compared to 18 of 26 for UNC Greensboro.

Derrell Armstrong added 20 points for the Spartans (3-12, 1-3), who have lost seven of their past eight games despite entering the game ranked as the SoCon's top offense (74.2 points per game).

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NC-Greensboro (3-12)393170
Appalachian State (7-8) «325183

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NC-Greensboro Spartans
N. Paulos, F262-72-25037
K. Locke, F192-52-21026
D. Williams, F190-03-43053
D. Armstrong, G327-163-371420
D. Parker, G221-20-01203
T. Simpson279-193-342522
K. McNeil232-40-46044
J. Potts200-14-63024
T. Hoffer120-01-21031
Totals 23-5418-263452870
Appalachian State Mountaineers
N. Healy, F377-118-991224
J. Canty, F324-95-694314
M. Obacha, F122-20-02034
T. Hamilton, G351-90-03023
M. Neal, G325-109-1143419
T. Baskin295-126-840316
C. Burgess121-20-00103
J. Trice70-20-01030
F. Eaves10-00-00000
R. Gilbert10-00-00000
B. Rutherford10-00-00000
T. Spagnolo10-00-00000
Totals 25-5728-343592083
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
W. Carolina0-01-3122

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ga. Southern0-04-050
Georgia St.0-03-127
UL Lafayette0-03-1127
App. St.0-03-2321
Coast. Car.0-03-2123
S. Alabama0-03-2159
Arkansas St.0-02-2215
Texas St.0-01-2154
Little Rock0-00-4312
Other games
LOU 73 Final
BAYL 44 Final
KAN 61