Scores

Final

USC Upstate 73

(3-4, 1-3 away)

UNC Asheville 71

(1-6, 1-1 home)

    7:00 PM ET, November 29, 2012

    Kimmel Arena, Asheville, North Carolina

    1 2 T
    UPST 19 5473
    UNCA 32 3971

    Top Performers

    USC Upstate: T. Craig 27 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    UNC Asheville: T. Meyer 23 Pts, 3 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl

    SC-Upstate 73, UNC Asheville 71

    Associated Press

    ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Torrey Craig scored 27 points and Ty Greene made two of four free throws in the final 7 seconds as South Carolina-Upstate overcame a 16-point, second-half deficit to edge UNC Asheville 73-71 Thursday night.

    The Spartans (3-4) trailed 71-69 when Ricardo Glenn's tip shot tied it with 8 seconds left. He missed the ensuing free throw, and Greene, who was fouled a second later, hit the second of two free throws to give the Spartans their first lead of the game. Greene made his second foul shot with 3 seconds left to finish with 16 points.

    The Bulldogs' Keith Hornsby missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer.

    South Carolina-Upstate shot 59.5 percent after the break (22 of 37), making up for a 49-33 deficit with 13:14 left. UNC Asheville made only 13 of 25 second-half field goals.

    Trent Meyer's 23 points led the Bulldogs (1-6), who have dropped six straight.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UPST
    UNCA
    Points 73 71
    FG Made-Attempted 31-72 (.431) 25-54 (.463)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-19 (.316) 4-13 (.308)
    FT Made-Attempted 5-12 (.417) 17-19 (.895)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 2 16

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