Scores

Final

The Citadel 86

(7-25, 2-14 Southern)

UNC Greensboro 76

(14-18, 7-9 Southern)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    4:00 PM ET, March 7, 2014

    U.S. Cellular Center (NC), Asheville, North Carolina

    1 2 T
    CIT 39 4786
    UNCG 30 4676

    Top Performers

    The Citadel: A. Moore 24 Pts, 4 Reb, 4 Ast

    UNC Greensboro: K. Cain 18 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Stl

    The Citadel upsets UNCG 86-76 to advance in SoCon

    Associated Press

    ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Ashton Moore scored 24, Matt Van Scyoc added 20 and 11th-seeded The Citadel beat No. 6 seed UNCG 86-76 on Friday to advance to the semifinals of the Southern Conference tournament.

    The Citadel will face Wofford (17-12) in a semifinal game on Saturday.

    Quinton Marshall's dunk, with 11:44 left in the first half, tied the game at 13 and sparked a 11-2 run by The Citadel (7-25), giving the Bulldogs a 22-15 lead. They wouldn't trail again.

    The Citadel shot 52 percent from the floor (26 of 50) and 52.6 percent from 3-point range (10 of 19) while getting 31 points from its bench. Reserve P.J. Horgan scored eight points and grabbed career-high 12 rebounds as the Bulldogs out-rebounded the Spartans 36-29.

    Kyle Cain led UNCG (14-18), which made just 2 of 12 3-pointers (16.6 percent), with 18 points. RJ White and Tevon Saddler added 15 points apiece.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CIT
    UNCG
    Points 86 76
    FG Made-Attempted 26-50 (.520) 28-63 (.444)
    3P Made-Attempted 10-19 (.526) 2-12 (.167)
    FT Made-Attempted 24-33 (.727) 18-21 (.857)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 25 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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