UNCG’s Langley Twins(Southwest Guilford HS) Reach Milestones in Loss to Samford

UNCG’s Langley Twins Reach Milestones in Loss to Samford

GREENSBORO, N.C.?– The UNC Greensboro (UNCG) men’s basketball team dropped
a 78-69 game to Southern Conference (SoCon) leading Samford on Thursday night at the Greensboro Coliseum.

With Keyshaun Langley’s(Southwest Guilford High School) 19 points today, the guard bypassed the 1,500 career
points milestone, bringing his total to 1,501. He is the 10th
Spartan to reach this milestone.

Keyshaun’s twin brother Kobe Langley(Southwest Guilford High School) tallied six assists which put him at 400
career assists. He now sits eighth in UNCG program history.

Mikeal Brown-Jones registered his sixth double-double of his career, registering
15 points and 11 rebounds.
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Attached photo of Mikeal Brown-Jones (credit J.A. Brown Photography)

HOW IT HAPPENED

The Spartans won the tipoff and Keyshaun took the ball straight to the
basket and UNCG ran with a 9-0 lead with 17:06 on the clock. The Spartans climbed to an eight-point lead, 18-10, with 10:52 on the clock, before the Bulldogs drained back-to-back three pointers cutting the deficit to two, 18-16. UNCG held its largest advantage
of nine six times in the first half with the final time with 2:13 on the clock, 39-30. Samford scored five-straight points, closing the gap to four, 39-35, before Kobe hit a last-second three pointer before heading to the break, 42-35.

Coming out of the locker room, Samford’s Jaden Campbell recorded back-to-back
three pointers within the first 1:30 of the half. Brown-Jones responded with a layup allowing the Spartans to maintain the lead at 18:02 on the clock. With the Spartans up 48-45, the Bulldogs put up a 9-2 run to take a 54-50 lead. After three more tied scores
including the final, 60-60, with 6:09 left on the clock, Samford ran with the advantage for the rest of the game. A driving layup from Kobe put UNCG back within one, 63-62, with 4:12 left in the game, but the Bulldogs’ 15-7 run during the final minutes gave
them the 78-69 victory.

BY THE NUMBERS

Jalen Breath contributed seven points and nine rebounds.

Kobe’s six assists and four steals were a game-highs.

Brown-Jones’ 11 boards were a game-high.

UNCG had 34 points in the paint compared to Samford’s 22.

The Bulldogs had 32 points from their bench, while the Spartans had 10.

UNCG had 14 points off turnovers, as Samford had nine.

RECORDS

UNCG: 17-7, 8-3 SoCon

Samford: 21-3, 9-2 SoCon

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UP NEXT

The Spartans will turn around and host Chattanooga on Saturday, February
10 at 4:00 p.m. back on ESPN+ at the Greensboro Coliseum.?

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Saturday, February 10 Promotion:

First 1,000 UNCG students will receive a FREE replica UNCG basketball
jersey!

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Courtesy of Denise Archetto
Assistant Athletic Director For Strategic Communications
UNC Greensboro

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