Thursday, November 17, 2011

UNC Pembroke (2-1) @ UNCG (0-2)

When: Thursday, November 17 7 pm
Where: Greensboro Coliseum (7,617/23,500)
TV: None/Spartan All-Access

UNCP Athletics

Preseason Preview

Spartan Notes:
- Last time out, Georgetown used a 15-3 run before halftime run out to a 41-16 lead at the break. The Hoyas defeated UNCg 86-45. Hollis Thompson led Georgetown with 19 points. Trevis Simpson scored all of his team high 11 points after halftime.
- Tonight is the first of 12 home games UNCG will play this season.
- Tonight is the first timeUNCG has played a Non-Division1 team in the regular season since November 17, 2008. That night UNCG hung on to defeat Webber International 90-78 behind Landon Clement's 26 point outburst. The game was played at Fleming Gym.
- Simpson leads UNCG in scoring (10.5) . Derrell Armstrong leads in assists (2.0) and David Williams leads in rebounds (5.5)
- For the year, UNCG is 36.1% shooting from the field, 25% from behind the arc and 42.4% from the free throw line.

Braves Notes:
- Last time out Shahmel Brackett made a 3 pointer with 20 seconds left to defeat Fayetteville State 75-73. Brackett led the Braves with 21 points.
- Brackett leads the team in scoring (14.0). George Blakeney leads the Braves in rebounds (9.7)
- Through 3 games, the Braves are shooting 44.7% from the field, 37.5% from behind the arc and 70.6% from the free throw line.