Saturday, February 20, 2010

Spartans Snap Skid

UNCG 59 - Citadel 53

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UNCG won it's first televised game this season as Ben Stywall led the charge. Stywall scored 19 points and added 14 rebounds.

- Defense --- UNCG changed defenses often and it kept the Citadel completely off balance. The Bulldogs repeatedly looked confused as they shot long contested 3 pointers.
- Rebounding --- The Spartans pounded the Citadel on the boards, 41-24. The outscored them in second chance points 14-6.

- Free throws --- UNCG only made 15 of 23 attempts (65.2%). This game could have been a run away if the Spartans had just made a few more at the charity stripe.
- Shooting % --- The Spartans have not shot the ball well all season. This game was no exception. UNCG was 20-50 (40%) from the floor, including 0-6 on 3 pointers in the first half.