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G24: UNCG 68, Georgia Southern 60 February 5, 2007-Statesboro, GA (Hanner Fieldhouse)

GREENSBORO, NC- UNC Greensboro had three players in doubles Ă€JXUHVEXWFRXOGQ¡WVROYH&KDWWDQRRJD¡VRXWVLGHJDPHIDOOLQJWR Southern Conference rival Chattanooga in Fleming Gymnasium Monday night in women’s basketball action. Senior guard Irene Otamiri and junior Kristen Boone led the way for UNCG (14-8, 7-4) with 14 points each, while KaLeah Latham had eight rebounds. Jasmine Byrd was UNCG’s next leading scorer with 13 points. 2WDPLULDOVRWDOOLHGDJDPHKLJKĂ€YHVWHDOV “There are no excuses,â€? head coach Lynne Agee said. “This was probably the hardest weekend we’ve had, coming off a big game on Saturday against Davidson and then turning around and playing Chattanooga is challenging for anyone and we didn’t respond well. We didn’t play well WRGD\ZHZHUHPLVVLQJDVVLJQPHQWVQRWGHIHQGLQJDQGZHFRXOGQ¡WĂ€QG our focus and that just killed us tonight.â€? Chattanooga (16-6, 9-2) was led by Jenaya Wade-Fray who scored a career-high 24 points and went 6-for-6 from behind the arc. Alex Anderson and was Chattanooga’s next leading scorer with 23 points and also pulled down a game-high nine rebounds. The teams started the second half slowly but two UNCG free throws cut the lead to 39-36 in the early goings of the half but free throws by Chattanooga pushed the lead up to six points. Ashley Ling dropped in a long jumper to cut the lead again but UNCG couldn’t stop the Mocs who pushed their lead to eight points at the 14:35 mark. Brittany Frazier wouldn’t let UNCG fade way scoring on the inside and a long jumper from Otamiri cut the lead to four points, but UTC again found the basket pushing their lead to seven points. Otamiri again rallied the troops by hitting back-to-back buckets to cut the lead to 49-47 with just underr 11 minutes left in the half. Chattanooga went on a 9-2 run to jump back out to a 47-55 lead at the 9:25 mark and was able to get their outside game going and pushed their lead to 69-51, the largest lead of the game, at the 5:47 mark. UNCG was able to rattle off three unanswered buckets to cut the lead to 61-71, EXWFRXOGQ¡WĂ€QGDQDQVZHUIRU&KDWWDQRRJD¡VWKUHHSRLQWVKRWVGURSSLQJ WKHLUĂ€UVWJDPHLQWKHLUODVWĂ€YHRXWLQJV Both teams started the games slowly but it was Chattanooga that JRWRQWKHERDUGĂ€UVWZLWKDEXFNHWE\/DXUD+DOO7KH6SDUWDQVFDPHXS HPSW\WKHLUĂ€UVWIHZSRVVHVVLRQVEXW%\UGKLWDMXPSHUWKURXJKWKHULJKW side to tie the game at two all the 18:06 mark. &KDWWDQRRJD¡V$QGHUVRQKLWWKHJDPHVĂ€UVWWKUHHDWWKHPDUN to give Chattanooga a one-point lead with just underr 16 minutes in the half but a bucket from Otamiri and a quick steal kept the lead at one, but several quick buckets by UTC extended their lead to 11-6, but an Otamiri trey to cut the lead to two points. The teams traded buckets for the next several minutes and UNCG was able to take a three-point lead at the 9:53 mark. Frazier hit a bucket in the paint to give UNCG a 5-0 run and a 22-17 lead, but a bucket by Chattanooga’s Shanara Hollinquest cut the lead to 19-22 with just under eight minutes in the half. UNCG continued to press, coming up with a steal and a bucket on the other end, pushing the lead to 24-19 and Byrd hit a jumper but back-to-back points by Chattanooga tied the game at 26 apiece with four minutes remaining.

GREENVILLE, SC – UNC Greensboro extended their win streak to Ă€YHDJDLQVW)XUPDQZLWKDZLQLQZRPHQ¡VEDVNHWEDOODFWLRQDW 7LPPRQV$UHQD81&*KDGWKUHHSOD\HUVLQGRXEOHVĂ€JXUHVDQGZDVOHGE\ KaLeah Latham who posted her third double in the last four outings with 15 points and 15 rebounds. .LUVWHQ%RRQHDQG-DVPLQH%\UGZHUHDOVRLQGRXEOHVĂ€JXUHVZLWK 11 and 10 points, respectively. Jasmine Dixon, Brittany Frazier and Boone were UNCG’s next leading rebounder’s with three rebounds each. “This was a tough game,â€? head coach Lynne Agee said. “We knew that they would play us tough at home and they did. Our post players did an excellent job of providing us points in the paint and KaLeah Latham did a great job of leading us this afternoon. I’m proud of the way that the team played together today.â€? 7KH6SDUWDQVVKRWSHUFHQWIURPWKHĂ RRUIRUWKHJDPHRQ of-52 shooting. UNCG also pulled down 38 rebounds and had 18 assists. Furman was led by Kali Holtfreter and Melissa Leibschwager who had 12 and 10 points, respectively. Maggie McKemie led Furman with seven rebounds. 81&*VWDUWHGWKHVHFRQGKDOIULJKWZKHUHLWĂ€QLVKHGWKHĂ€UVWKDOI going on an early 4-0 run to extend their lead to 32-20. Furman got their Ă€UVWSRLQWVRIWKHKDOIEHKLQGWZR.DWLH-RKQVRQIUHHWKURZVEXWLWZDVWKH Spartans that kept rattling off the points. Latham and Chamberlain were a IRUFHRQWKHLQVLGHFRPELQLQJIRUDOORIWKH6SDUWDQVSRLQWVLQWKHĂ€UVW Ă€YHPLQXWHVRIWKHKDOI UNCG found a spark off of the bench in Kemena Brooks, who came in and scored two three-pointers, and Gini Grimsley and Brittany Frazier who also tallied buckets as the Spartans extended their lead to 48-30 at the 11:17 mark. Furman found their offense and were able to score four buckets to take cut the UNCG lead to 36-50 points with eight minutes remaining. )XUPDQPDGHLWDJDPHLQWKHJDPHVĂ€QDOĂ€YHPLQXWHVJRLQJRQD 8-0 run to cut the lead to 44-50 with just under six minutes remaining but two back-to-back UNCG buckets pushed the lead back to 10 points. Sara Baker made things interesting draining a three from 15 feet to cut the lead to nine points with just under four minutes remaining. UNCG’s pressure defense proved to be too much for Furman who FRPPLWWHGWKUHHFUXFLDOWXUQRYHUVLQWKHJDPHVĂ€QDOWKUHHPLQXWHVRI action as UNCG held on for a 65-58 win. The Spartans started the second half slowly but were able to force Furman into several early miscues. Meghan Chamberlain got it going for UNCG on the inside with a bucket in the paint at the 18:19 mark giving UNCG the early lead. 81&*ZDVDEOHWRKROG)XUPDQZLWKRXWDĂ€HOGJRDOIRUWKHJDPHV Ă€UVWVHYHQPLQXWHVEXWWKUHHXQDQVZHUHG)XUPDQEXFNHWVJDYHWKH3DODdins a 7-5 lead at the 11:54 mark. The Spartans weren’t discouraged and used their defense to get back in the game, forcing Furman into several miscues resulting in baskets on the other end. UNCG regained the lead at the 7:12 mark then rattled off three buckets to take a 21-17 lead with just under four minutes remaining in the Ă€UVWVWDQ]D

STATESBORO, GA – UNC Greensboro picked up its second sweep in as many days, defeating Georgia Southern 68-60 in women’s basketball action Monday night. 81&*  KDGWKUHHSOD\HUVLQGRXEOHVĂ€JXUHVOHGE\ KaLeah Latham with a team-high 19 points and 13 rebounds. She shot 8RIIURPWKHĂ RRUDQGUHFRUGHGKHUVHFRQGFRQVHFXWLYHGRXEOHGRXEOH “This was a physical game, as expected,â€? said head coach Lynne Agee. “I was very proud of our effort on the defensive end of the court. We did a very good job of asserting ourselves down there, which turned into offense on the other end. We did a good job tonight.â€? GSU (9-15, 4-9) was led by Carolyn Whitney who had 15 points on 5-of-13 shooting. Whitney also had seven rebounds. 7KH6SDUWDQVVKRWSHUFHQWIURPWKHĂ RRUIRUWKHQLJKW81&* also pulled down 40 rebounds and had 12 assists. Meghan Chamberlain got things started in the second half, extendLQJWKH6SDUWDQV¡OHDGWRLQWKHĂ€UVWWKLUW\VHFRQGVE\FRQYHUWLQJ a conventional three-point play. UNCG played stellar defense forcing two GSU turnovers in the early going to extend the lead to 35-29 with 17:17 remaining. Georgia Southern was able to force several UNCG miscues and cut the Spartan lead to 41-33 with 12 minutes remaining, but it was all UNCG after that. The Spartans went on an 11-6 run over the next three minutes to jump out to a 52-39 lead with 8:38 remaining. Georgia Southern got as close as eight points but UNCG held on en route to its second consecutive win and a sweep of the Eagles. Junior forward Jasmine Dixon provided an offensive lift for UNCG off of the bench, coming in to score a season-high 11 points, including 5-of-6 from the charity stripe. 7KH6SDUWDQVMXPSHGRXWWRDOHDGLQWKHJDPHVĂ€UVWWKUHHPLQutes but two quick unanswered baskets by Georgia Southern tied the game at 5-5 at the 16:47 mark. Irene Otamiri put UNCG up again with a short jumper but a bucket in the paint by GSU’s Shawnda Atwood again tied the game, 9-9, with just underr 14 minutes remaining before intermission. The teams traded buckets on the next few possessions but UNCG ZDVDEOHWRMXPSRXWWRDĂ€YHSRLQWOHDGEHKLQGEXFNHWVIURP/DWKDP Kristen Boone and Jasmine Dixon. Georgia Southern was able to cut into the lead behind a three-pointer from Jessica Geiger at the 8:27 mark of the half. *68ZDVDEOHWRWDNHLWVĂ€UVWOHDGRIWKHHYHQLQJZLWKOHIWLQ the half, but UNCG responded with a quick 4-0 spurt, sparked by Latham to take a 24-21 lead with 3:55 left in the half. The teams traded buckets LQWKHĂ€QDOPLQXWHVRIWKHKDOIDQG81&*WRRNDDGYDQWDJHLQWRWKH break. Latham led the Spartans with a game-high 12 points at the break, ZHOODERYHKHUĂ€UVWKDOIDYHUDJHWKLVVHDVRQ81&*DOVRSXOOHGGRZQ UHERXQGVLQWKHĂ€UVWPLQXWHV

VISITORS: Chattanooga 16-6, 9-2 tot-fg 3-pt ## Player fg-fga fg-fga min 32 SPANN, Kristen f 0-4 0-1 40 ANDERSON, Alex f 8-13 1-1 04 HATCHETT, Tagan g 1-4 0-2 10 HALL, Laura g 3-12 0-6 12 HAND, Brooke g 1-7 1-7 14 MOHR, Amy 2-3 0-0 15 WADE-FRAY, Jenaya 8-9 6-6 44 OGAN, Erin 3-3 3-3 50 HOLLINQUEST, Shanara2-5 0-0 TEAM Totals 28-60 11-26 200 TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

1st Half: 16-37 43.2% 1st Half: 5-15 33.3% 1st Half: 2-3 66.7%

HOME TEAM: UNCG 14-8, 7-4 tot-fg 3-pt ## Player fg-fga fg-fga min 04 Otamiri, Irene f 6-10 2-5 33 Latham, Kaleah f 4-8 0-0 44 Chamberlain, Meghanc1-6 0-0 21 Boone, Kristen g 6-13 2-2 24 Byrd, Jasmine g 5-13 1-7 03 Dixon, Jasmine 1-2 0-0 22 Brooks, Kemena 1-2 0-0 23 Ling, Ashley 1-1 0-0 30 Grimsley, Gini 0-2 0-0 40 Frazier, Brittany 4-5 0-0 TEAM Totals 29-62 5-14 TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

1st Half: 16-31 51.6% 1st Half: 2-4 50.0% 1st Half: 0-0 0.0%

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2-2 6-11 2-2 0-0 0-0 3-3 2-2 1-2 0-0

0 5 0 1 1 4 0 2 1

0-0-0 1 2 1-8-9 1 23 0-1-1 3 4 0-1-1 0 6 4-3-7 1 3 0-2-2 0 7 1-0-1 0 24 0-3-3 0 10 4-0-4 1 4 2-5-7 16-22 12-23-357 83

0 7 0 2 1 1 1 0 1

0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 1 0 2 3 1 1 0 0

12 35 16 22 34 18 30 22 11

14 13 1 8

TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

2nd Half: 12-23 52.2% Game: 46.7% 2nd Half: 6-11 54.5% Game: 42.3% 2nd Half: 14-19 73.7% Game: 72.7%

rebounds ft-fta o- d--t pf tp 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-2

2-4-6 2-6-8 1-4-5 3-2-5 0-1-1 0-1-1 0-0-0 0-1-1 0-1-1 0-4-4

3 4 1 4 1 3 0 0 3 0

14 8 2 14 13 2 2 2 0 9

3-4

10-24-3419 66

2nd Half: 13-31 41.9% 2nd Half: 3-10 30.0% 2nd Half: 3-4 75.0%

2IĂ€FLDOV-RKQ$OPDURGH0DUN-DPHV.DUHQ3UHDWR Technical fouls: Chattanooga-None. UNCG-None. Attendance: 408 Score by Periods 1st 2nd Total Chattanooga 39 44 83 UNCG 34 32 66

a to bl s 5 3 0 4 2 0 0 0 1 4 2 19

2 2 1 4 2 5 0 1 0 0

0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 2 17 6

5 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1

31 28 13 33 31 13 10 6 11 24

9200

Game: 46.8% Game: 35.7% Game: 75.0%

VISITORS: UNCG 15-8, 8-4 SoCon tot-fg 3-pt ## Player fg-fga fg-fga min 33 Latham, Kaleah f 7-9 0-0 44 Chamberlain, Meghan c4-6 0-0 04 Otamiri, Irene g 2-4 0-2 21 Boone, Kristen g 4-8 1-1 24 Byrd, Jasmine g 4-13 2-11 03 Dixon, Jasmine 1-2 0-0 12 Hyson, Lakiah 0-0 0-0 22 Brooks, Kemena 2-3 2-3 23 Ling, Ashley 0-1 0-1 30 Grimsley, Gini 1-1 1-1 40 Frazier, Brittany 2-5 0-0 TEAM Totals 27-52 6-19 7200 1st Half: 12-28 42.9% 1st Half: 2-9 22.2% 1st Half: 2-5 40.0%

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a to bl s

1-2 0-0 0-0 2-4 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-2 0-0 0-0 1-3

3 1 2 4 1 1 1 1 2 0 2

5-11

4-11-15 2 1-0-1 1 1-0-1 1 2-1-3 2 0-0-0 1 1-2-3 4 0-0-0 1 0-1-1 2 0-0-0 0 1-0-1 3 0-3-3 4 3-7-10 13-25-3821

15 8 4 11 10 2 0 7 0 3 5

1st Half: 8-22 36.4% 1st Half: 2-5 40.0% 1st Half: 2-4 50.0%

0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

1 1 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

34 14 22 32 31 13 5 9 8 13 19

TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

1st Half: 12-26 46.2% 1st Half: 1-6 16.7% 1st Half: 2-3 66.7%

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a to bl s

1-5-6 1 7 5-8-13 1 19 0-4-4 3 6 1-1-2 4 16 0-2-2 1 5 1-1-2 0 11 1-1-2 1 2 0-0-0 2 0 1-1-2 2 2 2-2-4 0 0 1-2-3 13-27-4015 68

2 1 1 4 2 0 0 1 0 1

1 4 3 1 2 0 2 1 0 3

1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

12 17 1

1 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 1 0

29 30 21 33 35 14 6 8 9 15

7200

2nd Half: 12-31 38.7% Game: 42.1% 2nd Half: 0-2 0.0% Game: 12.5% 2nd Half: 17-20 85.0% Game: 82.6%

65 18 20 2

2nd Half: 15-24 62.5% Game: 51.9% 2nd Half: 4-10 40.0% Game: 31.6% 2nd Half: 3-6 50.0% Game: 45.5%

HOME TEAM: Furman 7-16, 2-10 SoCon tot-fg 3-pt rebounds ## Player fg-fga fg-fga ft-fta o-d-t pf tp min 41 MCKEMIE, Maggie f 1-6 0-1 4-6 4-3-7 2 6 44 JOHNSON, Katie c 1-1 0-0 2-2 0-0-0 3 4 03 PHELPS, Chrissy g 3-11 0-0 3-4 0-2-2 1 9 20 BAKER, Sarah g 3-8 2-5 1-1 0-2-2 0 9 21 HOLTFRETER, Kali g 4-7 2-3 2-4 1-0-1 0 12 11 STEPHENS, Lee 0-3 0-1 0-0 1-1-2 1 0 12 LIEBSCHWAGER,Melissa3-5 1-2 3-5 1-0-1 1 10 31 GILMORE, Adrienne 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 1 0 33 OPIE, Courtney 2-3 0-0 0-0 0-2-2 3 4 50 LANGE, Jessica 0-3 0-0 0-0 1-3-4 1 0 54 AGIN, Katie 1-1 0-0 2-2 0-1-1 2 4 TEAM Totals 18-485-1217-24 8-16-24 15 200 TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

3 0 5 4 1 1 0 1 1 2 2

VISITORS: UNC Greensboro 16-8 (9-4 SoCon) tot-fg 3-pt ## Player fg-fga fg-fga ft-fta min 04 Otamiri, Irene f 3-7 0-3 1-1 33 Latham, Kaleah f 8-12 0-0 3-4 44 Chamberlain, Meghanc 2-4 0-0 2-3 21 Boone, Kristen g 5-11 1-2 5-5 24 Byrd, Jasmine g 1-11 0-3 3-4 03 Dixon, Jasmine 3-3 0-0 5-6 22 Brooks, Kemena 1-1 0-0 0-0 23 Ling, Ashley 0-0 0-0 0-0 30 Grimsley, Gini 1-3 0-0 0-0 40 Frazier, Brittany 0-5 0-0 0-0 TEAM Totals 24-57 1-8 19-23

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4 1 4 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 58 11

0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 14

4 2 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0

27 11 34 27 31 14 13 2 13 20 8

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2nd Half: 10-26 38.5% Game: 37.5% 2nd Half: 3-7 42.9% Game: 41.7% 2nd Half: 15-20 75.0% Game: 70.8%

HOME TEAM: Georgia Southern 9-15 (4-9 SoCon) tot-fg 3-pt rebounds ## Player fg-fga fg-fga ft-fta o-d-t pf tp 23 ATWOOD, Shawnda f 4-5 0-1 0-0 2-4-6 2 8 52 JESSIE, Chequilla f 0-6 0-0 3-4 2-2-4 2 3 03 BROWN, Tiffany g 4-12 0-4 1-2 1-3-4 3 9 04 WHITNEY, Carolyn g 5-13 2-7 3-3 2-5-7 4 15 24 RIVENS, Ashley g 4-9 3-7 0-0 0-0-0 4 11 10 YOUNGBLOOD, Taylor 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 13 WATERMAN, Christa 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 15 OGBURN, J’Lisia 0-1 0-0 0-0 1-2-3 3 0 22 HENRY, Concella 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 2 0 33 MELSON, Ashley 3-9 2-7 0-0 2-4-6 2 8 34 GEIGER, Jessica 1-2 1-2 3-4 0-1-1 1 6 TEAM 2-2-4 Totals 21-58 8-28 10-13 12-23-3523 60 TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

1st Half: 8-26 30.8% 1st Half: 3-13 23.1% 1st Half: 5-6 83.3%

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bl 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

s 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1

min 27 20 36 34 27 0+ 4 8 4 24 16

11 19 0 6200

2nd Half: 13-32 40.6% Game: 36.2% 2nd Half: 5-15 33.3% Game: 28.6% 2nd Half: 5-7 71.4% Game: 76.9%

2IĂ€FLDOV'RFN6LVN7HUUL0DGGRFN'DZQ0DUVK Technical fouls: UNC Greensboro-None. Georgia Southern-None. Attendance: 591 Score by Periods 1st 2nd Total UNC Greensboro 27 41 68 Georgia Southern 24 36 60

2IĂ€FLDOV0HOLVVD/HZLV6XVDQ%DUJR/RUL-RQHV Technical fouls: UNCG-None. Furman-None. Attendance: 586 Score by Periods 1st 2nd Total UNCG 28 37 65 Furman 20 38 58

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