Saturday, January 29, 2011

Spartans Stay Hot, Surge Past Samford

UNCG 91 - Samford 72

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Brandon Evans (26 pts) led 4 Spartans in double figures as UNCG jumped out to lead by as many as 20 in the first half and 25 in the second half. Samford managed to fight back to get the lead down to 6. However, the Spartans made 17-19 free throws in the last 3 minutes to seal the game. Trevis Simpson (22 pts) continued his hot streak by scoring in double figures for the fourth straight game. The Spartans shot 52% from the field and 54% from behind the arc. It's UNCG's 4th win in the last 5 games.