UNC-Greensboro 87, Georgia Southern 75

David Williams and Trevis Simpson each scored 14 points and

North Carolina-Greensboro beat Georgia Southern 87-75 on Thursday

night.

The Spartans (3-15, 3-5 Southern Conference) have won three

straight after starting the season 0-15. Kyle Randall added 13

points, Korey Van Dussen had 12 and Brandon Evans 10.

UNC-Greensboro led 43-39 at halftime after shooting 53.3 percent

from the floor (16 of 30), including 7 of 10 from 3-point range (70

percent) in the opening half.

The Spartans went 16 of 25 from the field (64 percent) in the

second and increased their lead to as many as 17.

The Eagles (4-16, 0-7) shot 58.3 percent in the first half (14

for 24), but couldn’t keep pace after halftime – shooting 8 for 21

from the floor (38.1 percent)

Eric Ferguson scored 24 points and Ben Drayton added 17 for

Georgia Southern, which has lost seven consecutive games.