UNC Greensboro beats The Citadel 81-72 (Jan 21, 2017)

BY AP • January 21, 2017

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) Diante Baldwin scored 19 points and dished eight assists as UNC Greensboro posted its sixth-straight win, beating The Citadel 81-72 on Saturday.

Demetrius Troy added 13 points for the Spartans (16-5, 7-1 Southern Conference). R.J. White had 12 points and seven rebounds and Marvin Smith had 10 points and nine rebounds. Jordy Kuiper led the team with 12 boards in addition to his eight points.

The Spartans led 32-29 at the break but fell behind early in the second half to trail 44-38 with 16:11 to go. A Smith layup put them back on top, 61-59, with 8:17 left and a Baldwin 3-pointer followed by a White layup made it 67-61 with 7:08 remaining. The Citadel got as close as 76-72 with 1:44 to play but the Spartans pulled away again after that.

Preston Parks scored 26 points to lead the Bulldogs (9-13, 2-7) who are on a four-game skid.

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