Thursday, January 11, 2018

Game #17: UNCG

UNCG (11-5, 2-1 Southern) at Western Carolina (7-9, 3-1 Southern)

Date/Location: Saturday, Jan. 13 | 7:30 p.m. | Cullowhee, NC | Ramsey Center
Radio: Catamount Sports Network
- Talent: Gary Ayers
TV/Video: ESPN3
- Talent: Daniel Hooker (PxP) and Jeff Bryson (Analyst)
The Series: The Cats are 31-19 vs. the Spartans overall, and 26-14 since Greensboro joined the SoCon, in a series that started in 1979. The Cats are 19-6 in games played in Cullowhee.

The Spartans will visit Cullowhee after a loss in Johnson City against ETSU (58-68) in what was a replay of last year's SoCon championship game.  Coming into the Ramsey Center, the Spartans are 11-5 overall, 2-1 in the SoCon and 3-4 in road games.  UNCG is averaging 73.6 points per game while holding opponents 61.8 points.

The Spartans have two players scoring in double figures, led by Francis Alonso with 18.4 ppg, followed by Marvin Smith with 10.9 ppg.


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