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Appalachian State downs UNC Greensboro 77-66
APPALACHIAN ST 76, UNC GREENSBORO 68
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) -- Jay Canty scored 17 points and
Appalachian State again dominated UNC Greensboro in the second
half to sweep the season series 77-66 Sunday.
The Mountaineers (12-14, 8-7 Southern Conference) shot 62.5
percent in the second half in beating the Spartans 83-70 on Jan.
14. On Sunday, they hit 55.6 percent (15 of 27) after halftime
to turn a 32-30 intermission advantage into an 11-point victory.
Nathan Healy added 16 points and Michael Obacha added 11, while
Mike Neal scored all 10 of his points after halftime.
Derrell Armstrong led UNC Greensboro (7-17, 5-8) with 20 points,
while Kayel Locke added 14 and Trevis Simpson 12.
The Spartans made just 43.2 percent (16 of 37) after halftime,
including a 4-of-18 showing from 3-point range.
Appalachian State made 15 of 24 free throws to the Spartans' 5
of 9, edged UNC Greensboro in rebounds 44-33 and won despite a
16-9 turnover disadvantage.
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