Saturday, January 8, 2011

Chattanooga (7-8) @ UNCG (0-13)

When: Saturday, January 8 2 pm
Where: Greensboro Coliseum (7,617/23,500)
TV: None/Spartan All-Access

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Spartan Notes:
- Last time out, UNCG rallied from a 13 point halftime deficit to tie the game twice. However, they couldn't take the lead and fell to Samford, 68-64. Korey Van Dussen led the second half charge with 15 point (13 in the second half).
- The Spartans last won a game in the opening round on the SoCon Tournament in Charlotte on March 5, 2010. Since then, the Spartans have dropped 14 straight games.
- UNCG mow finds itself 0-3 in the Southern Conference and it tied for last with Elon, which is also 0-3.
- Junior college transfer Aloysius Henry leads the team in scoring (11.2) and rebounding (5.9). Kyle Randall is averaging 10.7 points and a team best 3.6 assists.
- For the season, UNCG is shooting 40.8% from the field, 35.9% from behind the arc and 66.4% from the free throw line.

Moc Notes:
- Chattanooga was blown out by Austin Peay on Monday night, 89-57. The Mocs shot just 23% from the field and turned the ball over 19 times. Troy Cage had 13 points and 9 rebounds.
-Chattanooga lead the Southern Conference's North Division with a record of 3-0. The Mocs have defeated App State and Western Carolina at home and won at Elon.
- 2 of the Mocs 7 wins have came against non-D1 opponents.
- Omar Wattad leads UTC in scoring (13.2). Chris Early and DeAntre Jefferson are both averaging 7.1 rebounds per game. Keegan Bell leads the Mocs in assists (6.5).
- For the year, Chattanooga is shooting 41.2% from the field, 30.7% from behind the arc and 65.8% from the free throw line.

My Thoughts
I just want to see G win a game. This brutal OOC schedule is worthless if we can't win game in conference. Time to man up and win one, boys.

Go Spartans !!!