Greensboro Mens Basketball Advance to USAS Finals 83-81

Posted by Don Moore on March 1, 2008 at 7:32 am under College | Comments are off for this article

The Pride Advances to First USA South Final Since 1995!

Newport News,Va. — R.J. Smith scored a team high 19 points and made the a game-winning three-point shot with one second remaining to lift Greensboro College (13-14) to a 83-81 win over North Carolina Wesleyan on Friday.

Adam Coleman’s potential game-tying jump shoot rimmed out as time expired.

The sixth-seeded Pride plays fifth seed Averett for the final on Saturday at 4:30 p.m. It’s the first conference championship game appearance for GC since 1995.

Bruce Zamuel scored 15, Adam Nicholson had 14 and Jason Sharpe netted 13 and pulled down a game-high 13 boards.

Hot-shooting NC Wesleyan got off to a strong start. They made 8-9 three pointers to open the game and their first 24 points came from behind the arc.

Jarmel Arrington had a game-high 35 points for the Bishops (12-15). NCWC made 15-23 three-pointers in the contest.

GC record 13-14; Streak W2

Box: http://www.cnusports.com/sports/gen/usamncgc.htm

Championship Game Video Streaming link: http://secure.stretchinternet.com/demo/games.php?user=usasouth&o=cal_stamp&sd=today
Championship Game Men’s Live Stats: http://livestats.internetconsult.com/cnu/mbball/


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