UNC Greensboro vs. Samford: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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UNC Greensboro vs. Samford: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
UNC Greensboro 71
(8-19, 2-11 away)
Samford 75
(11-18, 7-6 home)
Venue: Pete Hanna Center
8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT, February 23, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
UNC Greensboro 31 40 71
Samford 45 30 75
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
UNC Greensboro T Simpson 22 T Simpson 4 D Armstrong 6
Samford R Kelly 25 C Miller 7 R Kelly 6

North Carolina-Greensboro faced off with Samford on Saturday, Feb. 23 and was beaten at home by the Bulldogs 75-71 in conference play. The loss evens the season series between the two teams at 1-1. Derrell Armstrong put up 19 points and six assists in the loss. Trevis Simpson had a team-high 22 points and added four rebounds. For the Bulldogs, Raijon Kelly got a game-high 25 points and six assists. Next up for North Carolina-Greensboro (8-19, 6-10 SoCon) is Georgia Southern (12-17, 6-10 SoCon) on Wednesday, Feb. 27 on their home court.

North Carolina-Greensboro Game Notes

  • The Spartans have been unlucky four times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, North Carolina-Greensboro is 15-25 in close games.
  • North Carolina-Greensboro has lost 92 percent of the time this season (1-11) after recording one or fewer blocks.
  • When the opposition records 75 or more total points this season, North Carolina-Greensboro has lost 100 percent of the time (0-14).
  • When the opposition records 26 or more field goals made this season, North Carolina-Greensboro has lost 100 percent of the time (0-9).
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 53.1 percent or better this season, North Carolina-Greensboro has lost 100 percent of the time (0-4).
  • UNCG set a season low for rebounds (22).
  • The Spartans have recorded more steals than their opponents for the past four games.
  • North Carolina-Greensboro has recorded fewer free throws made than their opponents for the past nine games.
  • Trevis Simpson accounted for 30.9 percent of the team's points.
  • Trevis Simpson has led the team in scoring 15 times and in rebounding 5 times in 27 games this season.
  • This marks the 25th 20-point game of Trevis Simpson's career.
  • Trevis Simpson has 13 straight double-digit point games.
  • Derrell Armstrong had a career high with six assists.

Samford Game Notes

  • The Bulldogs won this one, but have lost six times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Samford is 30-28 in close games.
  • Raijon Kelly accounted for 33.3 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Connor Miller and Tim Williams) accounted for 43.3 percent of the rebounds.
  • Raijon Kelly has led the team in scoring 10 times in 29 games this season.
  • Connor Miller set career highs with a 100 percent three-point percentage, seven rebounds, and seven defensive rebounds.
  • This marks the fifth 20-point game of Raijon Kelly's career.
  • Raijon Kelly has three straight double-digit point games.
  • Tim Williams has three straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the second foul out of the season for Tyler Hood.
UNCG PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AD. Armstrong281926102
ATrevis Simpson292242112
BKayel Locke171020000
B-K. Van Dussen23403200
CDavid Williams19431203
CNicholas Paulos27530202
D+Jordan Potts24511103
D+Drew Parker13012001
D+Kelvin McNeil20220001
SAM PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Raijon Kelly372526204
AConnor Miller37975001
ATyler Hood301433100
BTim Williams331661003
B-Brandon Hayman19560012
CC. Geffrard Jr.33631103
DRussell Wilson11020002

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