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NCAA Game Summary - UNC Greensboro at Virginia Tech



(Saturday, December 28th)

Final Score: UNC Greensboro 55, Virginia Tech 52

Blacksburg, VA (SportsNetwork.com) - Kyle Cain recorded a double-double with a game-high 18 points and 10 rebounds for the UNC Greensboro Spartans, who notched their first-ever win over the Virginia Tech Hokies in a 55-52 decision at Cassell Coliseum.

The Spartans (7-7) entered the matchup winless in eight tries in the all-time series, but they were able to end the drought thanks to a strong defensive effort. Kayel Locke also chipped in with 15 points.

Marshall Wood led the way with 14 points for the Hokies (7-5) who have now dropped two in a row after having their four-game winning streak snapped in last weekend's 30-point setback to VCU. Joey van Zegeren and Ben Emelogu scored 11 apiece in the loss.

Neither team shot better than 35 percent from the floor in the first half, which ended in a 22-22 tie.

While the offensive play picked up in the second stanza, ultimately it was free-throw shooting that decided the outcome. The Spartans were 12-of-14 (.857) at the foul line in the second half, while the Hokies were just 9-of-17 (.529).

VT shot just 36 percent from the floor for the game yet led by as many as 11 with 10 minutes to play in regulation.

12/28 15:05:50 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
NOR 0
DUR 1
 
11th
NOR 0
DUR 2
 
Final
PIT 2
CIN 1
Final
BAL 9
MIN 1
9th
TOR 3
NYY 6
 
8th
TAM 3
BOS 8
 
Final
NYM 4
PHI 1
8th
ATL 5
MIA 2
 
6th
KAN 0
CLE 4
 
6th
CWS 1
DET 7
 
7th
HOU 1
TEX 10
 
8th
STL 2
CHC 2
 
3rd
ARI 0
COL 0
 
1st
ANA 0
OAK 0
 
1st
SDP 0
LOS 0
 
1st
SEA 0
WAS 1
 
1st
SFG 0
MIL 0
 
4th
UCONN 10
BYU 35
 
3rd
WKENT 45
BGU 24
 
4th
MSU 45
JVST 7
 
2nd
COL 10
COLST 7
 
2nd
HOU 0
TXSANANTO 7
 
10:30pm Tonight
ARZ
UNLV
Final
NOR 0
DUR 1
 
11th
NOR 0
DUR 2