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01/14/2012 10:14 PM EST
UNC Greensboro beats The Citadel 67-66
UNC GREENSBORO 67, THE CITADEL 66
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- Trevis Simpson's dunk with 1 second left
lifted UNC Greensboro to a wild 67-66 win over The Citadel on
Saturday night, notching the Spartans' first two-game winning
stretch of the season.
Simpson, who finished with a team-high 19 points, took the dish
from Drew Parker and slammed it home in the game's final second
for the win. The slam capped a feverish 43 seconds that saw five
lead changes between the two teams.
The Spartans (4-14, 2-4 Southern Conference) led by five points,
63-58, with just under two minutes to play, but the Bulldogs
fought back. Mike Groselle converted a three-point play to spark
a 6-0 run for a 64-63 Bulldogs lead, capping it with a layup
with 18 seconds left.
The teams then traded buckets in the final 8 seconds, setting up
Simpson's winning dunk.
Groselle had a game-high 22 points to lead The Citadel (4-13,
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