W. Carolina 75, UNC-Greensboro 70
Brandon Giles scored 20 points to help lead Western Carolina
past North Carolina-Greensboro 75-70 on Monday night.
Richie Gordon added 11 points and Harouna Mutombo had 10
rebounds for the Catamounts, who snapped a three-game losing
Western Carolina (19-8, 9-6 Southern Conference) won the
rebounding battle 45-43, and had 22 second-chance points, compared
to 14 by the Spartans (5-20, 4-10).
The Catamounts led 68-55 with 5:04 to go, and UNC-Greensboro
pulled within 74-70 on a 15-2 run capped by Kyle Randall’s layup
with 29 seconds left.
Giles’ free throw put Western Carolina up 75-70 with 21 seconds
left, and the Spartans couldn’t catch the Catamounts as Mikko
Koivisto’s 3 missed the mark with 5 seconds left.
Randall finished with 20 points and Koivisto added 13 for
UNC-Greensboro, which lost its fourth straight.