Game Day: Saturday
Date: January 31, 2015
Time: 5:00 p.m. ET
Location: Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, NC
Radio: Catamount Sports Network
TV / Video: SoCon Digital NetworkThe Spartans are 6-16 overall and 2-7 in SoCon. which places them in ninth place overall. The Spartans are coming off a 58-42 loss to Wofford this past Thursday. The Terriers held UNCG to a season-low 42 points. UNCG is 1-7 in their last eight games, and are currently on a three game losing streak.
The Cats continue their three game road trip in Greensboro, to meet the Spartans for the second time this season. The Cats pulled down a 10 point victory over UNCG back on January 10th, in Cullowhee.
This game will be the 46th meeting between Cats and Spartans on the basketball court, including the second meeting this season. Western leads the series, 29-16 including 14 wins out of the last 15 meetings between the two teams. UNCG last picked up a win over Western Carolina in 2012 with an 89-86 overtime win at the Greensboro Coliseum.
The Spartans are averaging 69 points per game, but are giving up an average of 74 points per game. UNCG has five (5) players averaging double figure scoring, Tevon Saddler leads the Spartans in scoring at 15.5 points per game, Kayel Locke is second in scoring at 13.5 points per game.
UNCG's Probable Starters
Sophomore guard, Tevon Saddler, 6'6" 205 lbs - 15.5 ppg
Sophomore guard, Diante Baldwin, 6'0" 180 lbs - 10.6 ppg
Junior forward, Kayle Locke, 6'5" 240 lbs - 13.5 ppg
Senior forward, Nicholas Paulos, 6'7" 185 lbs - 10.5 ppg
Sophomore forward, Jordy Kuiper, 6'9" 250 lbs - 2.6 ppg
|Chart Courtesy Daily Catamount|
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