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Final

Appalachian St 78

(2-5, 2-1 home)

    7:00 PM ET, December 4, 2013

    Holmes Convocation Center, Boone, North Carolina

    1 2 T
    NG 43 2770
    APP 37 4178

    Top Performers

    North Greenville: C. Dean 19 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Appalachian State: M. Neal 27 Pts, 3 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Appalachian St. beats North Greenville 78-70

    Associated Press

    BOONE, N.C. -- Michael Obacha scored 11 points and grabbed 16 rebounds as Appalachian State came from behind to beat Division-II North Greenville 78-70 on Wednesday night.

    Obacha shot 70 percent (7 of 10) from the line and grabbed 10 offensive rebounds for second-chance shots. Mike Neal came off the bench to score a game-high 27 points for the Mountaineers (2-5).

    North Greenville (6-2) held a 43-37 lead at the break, but Appalachian State went on a 15-2 run five minutes into the first half to lead by as many as 10 points. The Crusaders went on a run of their own and got within one point with five minutes to play.

    Chris Dean scored 19 points to lead two other North Greenville players in double-figure scoring. The Crusaders shot better than Appalachian State from every point on the floor, but gave up 25 points off of 30 fouls.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NG
    APP
    Points 70 78
    FG Made-Attempted 27-63 (.429) 24-66 (.364)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-24 (.375) 5-24 (.208)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-8 (.875) 25-36 (.694)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 30 (0/0) 16 (0/0)

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