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Simpson leads UNC Greensboro past Furman 88-65
UNC GREENSBORO 88, FURMAN 65
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) -- Trevis Simpson scored 29 points to lead
four players in double figures in UNC Greensboro's 88-65 victory
over Furman in a Southern Conference game on Thursday night.
Derrell Armstrong, Kayel Locke and Nick Paulos had 11 points
each, with Armstrong adding five rebounds and five assists for
the Spartans (7-15, 5-6), who snapped a two-game road losing
Furman pulled to within 27-18 on Colin Reddick's layup with 6:44
left in the first half, but UNC Greensboro closed the half with
a 21-8 run for a 48-26 advantage at the break. Simpson had eight
points during the spurt.
Larry Wideman scored 18 points off the bench, Stephen Croone had
13 and Reddick chipped in 12 points and nine rebounds for the
Paladins (6-15, 3-7).
The Spartans shot 60 percent from the field (36 of 60) to the
Paladins' 35.6 percent (21 of 59) and won the rebound battle
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