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G30: Georgia Southern 81, UNCG 64 March 1, 2007- Charleston, SC (N. Charleston Coliseum)

GREENSBORO, NC – Wofford tried to spoil UNC Greensboro’s senior night but UNCG had other ideas and went a perfect 4-of-4 from the free throw line and connected on two three-pointers in overtime to defeat Wofford, 71-66 in women’s basketball action at Fleming Gymnasium Monday night. The Spartans ran their unbeaten streak to six games and closed out the home schedule with three consecutive wins. 81&*KDGIRXUSOD\HUVLQGRXEOHVĂ€JXUHVDQGZDVOHGE\MXQLRU Brittany Frazier, who had a career-high 20 points on 9-of-13 shooting from WKHĂ€HOG.D/HDK/DWKDPDGGHGVHYHQUHERXQGVDQG.ULVWHQ%RRQHKDGD game-high four steals. “This was a hard fought game,“ head coach Lynne Agee said. “We know that Wofford is a good shooting team and having just beaten Davidson in overtime on Saturday we knew that they had some momentum. I thought that we were sluggish at points but we were able to play scrappy enough get our hands on enough balls and come away with the win.â€? Wofford was led by Jennifer Weurding who had 14 points on 6-of-13 VKRRWLQJ.HOO\'Z\HUDQG.HOVL.RHQLQJZHUHDOVRLQGRXEOHVĂ€JXUHVIRU the Terriers with 11 and 12 points, respectively. 81&*  ZDVGRZQZLWKWKLUW\Ă€YHVHFRQGVOHIWLQ regulation but a jumper by Boone from the left side tied the game and a missed Wofford three-pointer sent the game into overtime. In overtime, Wofford (13-14, 7-10) took a one-point lead on a freethrow but a foul on the next possession sent Irene Otamiri to the free throw line where she converted the pair. Sophomore Gini Grimsley put UNCG up three points with a three-pointer but Wofford was able to cut it to two with free throws. The Spartans got a three-pointer from Jasmine Byrd to push their lead to 69-64 with 1:13 left to play and a steal by Grimsley coupled with free throws from Frazier sealed the win. UNCG started the game sluggish and allowed Wofford to take an early lead. Senior Jasmine Byrd was able to get UNCG back on track with a long two through the right side, although the teams traded buckets on the next several possessions. The Spartans were able to get out to an 8-4 lead behind buckets from Byrd and Frazier and were able to extend their lead to 15-7 behind several key buckets from Frazier. “I was extremely pleased with the way that Brittany Frazier played tonight,â€? Agee said. “She really stepped up and hit some big shots for us. 6KHZDVSOD\LQJZLWKFRQĂ€GHQFHDQGLWUHDOO\VKRZHGWRQLJKWÂľ Wofford was able to get back in the game when UNCG went cold PLGZD\WKURXJKWKHKDOIJRLQJQHDUO\IRXUPLQXWHVZLWKRXWDĂ€HOGJRDO Latham ended UNCG’s scoring drought with a bucket in the paint, but Wofford closed the half on a 10-7 run and went into the lockeroom with a 27-26 advantage. The Spartans started the second half on a 9-4 run to take a 35-31 lead at the 17:21 mark but Wofford wouldn’t go away and tied the game at 35 with back-to-back buckets in the paint. The Terriers were able to hit one more bucket to extend their lead to WZRSRLQWVZLWKWKLUW\Ă€YHVHFRQGVOHIWEHIRUH%RRQHKLWDMXPSHUWRIRUFH overtime.

&8//2:+((1&²'HVSLWHDSRLQWUDOO\LQWKHJDPHVĂ€QDOWZR minutes and a game-high 25 points from Kristen Boone, UNCG couldn’t JHWSDVW:HVWHUQ&DUROLQDIDOOLQJLQWKHUHJXODUVHDVRQĂ€QDOH7KH Spartans were led by Boone who had 25 points on 8-of-14 shooting from WKHĂ€HOGZKLOH.D/HDK/DWKDPSXOOHGGRZQVHYHQUHERXQGV “This was a tough loss,â€? head coach Lynne Agee said. “We let them get too much of a lead and we just couldn’t overcome it. We had lots of effort down the stretch but just couldn’t get it done in the end.â€? :HVWHUQ&DUROLQDKDGĂ€YHSOD\HUVLQGRXEOHVĂ€JXUHVDQGZDVOHG E\&KHYRQ.HLWKZKRKDGSRLQWVRQRIVKRRWLQJIURPWKHĂ€HOG Monique Dawson was WCU’s next leading scorer with 14 points. UNCG came out of the locker room sluggish in the second half and DOORZHG:HVWHUQWRH[WHQGWKHLUOHDGWRLQWKHĂ€UVWPLQXWHRIWKH half. Boone again proved to be the spark for the Spartans hitting UNCG’s Ă€UVWVL[SRLQWVRIWKHKDOIWRFXWWKHOHDGWRZLWKMXVWXQGHU minutes remaining. Otamiri was able to cut into the lead a little more with DVKRUWMXPSHUWKURXJKWKHULJKWVLGHWREULQJWKHVFRUHWRDWWKHĂ€UVW media timeout. The Spartans tied the game with a bucket on the inside by Latham but Western regained the lead on the next possession with a bucket by Chevon Keith. UNCG took a 49-48 lead on a three-pointer by Byrd but FRXOGQ¡WĂ€QGDGHIHQVLYHVWRSDV:HVWHUQVFRUHGRQWKHLUQH[WSRVVHVVLRQ UNCG was able to get the lead down to two for the second time in the half but again couldn’t stop Western who went on a 5-0 run to take a 59-51 lead with just over seven minutes remaining. Despite a 15 point 81&*UDOO\LQWKHJDPHVĂ€QDOWZRPLQXWHVRISOD\:HVWHUQ&DUROLQD claimed their 21st victory of the season and at least a share of the Southern Conference regular season title. Western Carolina had the early 2-0 advantage after hitting a runner RQWKHLUĂ€UVWSRVVHVVLRQEXW.ULVWHQ%RRQHZDVDEOHWRWLHWKHJDPHXS with a jumper. Boone continued to make her mark and hit a three-pointer through the left side to give the Spartans a 5-2 lead in the early goings. Irene Otamiri pushed the lead to 7-2 with a jumper but Western responded with a three-pointer to cut the UNCG lead to two. KaLeah Latham was able to steal the inbounds pass and got fouled and after converting on bucket gave UNCG a 10-5 lead. The Spartans allowed Western Carolina to get a little momentum by forcing back-to-back fouls. Western Carolina was able to convert all four shots and coupled with a three-pointer by Brooke Johnson at the 13:50 PDUNJDYHWKH&DWDPRXQWVDWKUHHSRLQWOHDGWKHLUĂ€UVWVLQFHWKHJDPHV early minutes. The teams traded buckets for the later part of the half but Western Carolina had the momentum and took an 18-12 lead coming out of a media timeout, capping a 9-2 run. A bucket by Brittany Frazier in the paint cut the three minute scoring drought and cut the lead to 20-14. UNCG was able to cut the lead to six but back-to-back unanswered buckets by the Catamounts pushed the WCU lead to 20-30 with just under Ă€YHPLQXWHVUHPDLQLQJ%RRQHZDVDEOHWRMXPSVWDUWWKHRIIHQVHDQG VFRUHGWZRXQDQVZHUHGEXFNHWVWRFXWWKHOHDGWRĂ€YHDQGDWKUHHSRLQWHU by Jasmine Byrd tied the game but the Catamounts went into the locker room with a 38-33 lead at the break.

VISITORS: Wofford 13-14,7-10 SoCon tot-fg 3-pt ## Player fg-fga fg-fga min 42 VARNO, Kathlyn f 2-2 0-0 45 PAUL, Susanna f 0-3 0-0 10 MILLER, Liz g 3-9 1-4 13 DWYER, Kelly g 5-6 1-2 23 CORRELL, K.C. g 2-4 0-0 11 YEE, Mary Jo 2-3 1-2 15 KOENIG, Kelsi 5-8 1-1 21 GRAMBLIN, Natalie 0-1 0-0 22 WEURDING, Jennifer 6-13 2-6 24 DEPKO, Laura 0-0 0-0 40 DEMPSEY, Kate 2-4 0-0 Team Totals 27-53 6-15

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

1st Half: 12-22 54.5% 1st Half: 3-6 50.0% 1st Half: 0-0 0.0%

HOME TEAM: UNCG 20-8, 13-4 SoCon tot-fg 3-pt ## Player fg-fga fg-fga min 04 Otamiri, Irene f 4-12 0-4 33 Latham, Kaleah f 1-7 0-1 40 Frazier, Brittany f 9-13 0-0 21 Boone, Kristen g 4-8 1-2 24 Byrd, Jasmine g 5-19 3-14 03 Dixon, Jasmine 0-1 0-0 12 Hyson, Lakiah 0-0 0-0 22 Brooks, Kemena 2-5 1-2 23 Ling, Ashley 2-2 0-0 30 Grimsley, Gini 1-5 1-2 TEAM Totals 28-72 6-25

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

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2-0-2 2 1-2-3 0 0-0-0 1 0-4-4 4 2-5-7 1 0-2-2 0 1-4-5 2 0-1-1 0 0-7-7 1 0-0-0 2 1-2-3 2 1 3-4 8-30-38 15

4 0 9 11 7 5 12 0 14 0 4 66

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

0 2 6 1 4 2 4 3 2 1 1

0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 2

15 26 8

0 0 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

6 9 38 28 30 15 34 9 31 15 10

5225

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

2nd Half: 15-28 53.6% Game: 50.9% 2nd Half: 3-7 42.9% Game: 40.0% 2nd Half: 1-2 50.0% Game: 60.0%

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a to bl s

2-2 2-2 2-2 3-3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

2 2 1 8 0 2 0 1 1 0

9-9

3-1-4 0 10 2-5-7 5 4 2-2-4 0 20 3-3-6 3 12 0-2-2 3 13 1-2-3 2 0 0-0-0 0 0 0-0-0 0 5 0-0-0 0 4 1-3-4 1 3 2-2-4 14-20-3414 71

1 1 1 3 4 2 0 0 0 1

0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2

2 3 0 4 3 0 0 0 1 2

2IĂ€FLDOV7RP%DOGLQHOOL/DZVRQ1HZWRQ.LP:DWW Technical fouls: Wofford-None. UNCG-None. Attendance: 287 Score by Periods 1st 2nd OT Total Wofford 27 34 5 66 UNCG 26 35 10 71

38 28 39 36 32 17 0+ 10 9 16

17 13 515225

1st Half: 12-33 36.4% 2nd Half: 14-34 41.2% Game: 38.9% 1st Half: 2-10 20.0% 2nd Half: 2-13 15.4% Game: 24.0% 1st Half: 0-0 0.0% 2nd Half: 5-5 100% Game: 100%

VISITORS: UNC Greensboro 20-9, 13-5 tot-fg 3-pt rebounds fg-fga fg-fga ft-fta o- d--t pf tp

## Player min 04 Otamiri, Irene 33 Latham, Kaleah 40 Frazier, Brittany 21 Boone, Kristen 24 Byrd, Jasmine 03 Dixon, Jasmine 22 Brooks, Kemena 23 Ling, Ashley 30 Grimsley, Gini TEAM Totals

f f f g g

3-12 3-7 2-7 8-14 7-16 1-2 1-5 0-3 1-3

0-5 0-1 0-0 3-6 5-10 0-0 0-2 0-0 0-1

26-69 8-25

1st Half: 14-32 43.8% 1st Half: 3-11 27.3% 1st Half: 2-3 66.7%

0-0 1-2 0-0 6-7 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 7-10

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

22-49 5-13 1st Half: 13-25 52.0% 1st Half: 4-8 50.0% 1st Half: 8-12 66.7%

3 4 2 4 5 3 1 1 3

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6 7 4 25 19 2 2 0 2

3 0 3 2 1 0 1 2 0 1 12-21-3326 67 12

1 3 3 4 3 4 2 1 1

0 2 29 0 4 26 2 2 29 0 0 27 0 0 26 0 0 15 0 0 15 0 2 13 0 0 20 1 22 210200

2nd Half: 12-37 32.4% Game: 37.7% 2nd Half: 5-14 35.7% Game: 32.0% 2nd Half: 5-7 71.4% Game: 70.0%

HOME TEAM: Western Carolina 21-8, 15-3 tot-fg 3-pt ## Player fg-fga fg-fga ft-fta min 32 MAY, Erin f 0-1 0-0 0-0 55 LAMITIE, Lynsie f 1-3 1-2 0-0 10 DAWSON, Monique g 3-6 0-1 8-12 21 KEITH, Chevon g 7-10 1-1 0-1 23 POWELL, Lauren g 1-10 1-6 3-4 03 SWAYNE, Heather 1-1 1-1 0-0 05 PELLOM, Ashley 3-6 0-0 4-5 30 JOHNSON, Brooke 2-5 1-2 5-6 33 FEEMSTER, Kristen 0-0 0-0 0-0 35 JOHNSON, Jessika 3-5 0-0 4-4 44 EATON, Kendra 1-2 0-0 0-0 TEAM Totals

0-3-3 2-5-7 3-2-5 1-2-3 0-2-2 4-0-4 1-3-4 0-3-3 0-1-1

rebounds o- d-t pf tp 1-0-1 0-2-2 0-5-5 3-7-10 1-5-6 0-2-2 1-4-5 2-6-8 0-0-0 3-1-4 0-0-0

0 1 3 4 0 1 2 2 1 0 2

0 3 14 15 6 3 10 10 0 10 2

24-32 11-34-4516 73

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2 2 5 3 1 1 6 5 0 2 1 2

0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0

0 0 2 3 0 0 5 0 0 1 0

5 16 30 32 25 10 22 26 2 18 14

13 28 411200

2nd Half: 9-24 37.5% Game: 44.9% 2nd Half: 1-5 20.0% Game: 38.5% 2nd Half: 16-20 80.0% Game: 75.0%

CHARLESTON, SC – UNC Greensboro had two players in doubles Ă€JXUHVDQGZDVOHGMXQLRUJXDUG.ULVWHQ%RRQHZKRKDGSRLQWVEXWWKH\ couldn’t overcome the Georgia Southern offense falling by a score of 84LQWKHTXDUWHUĂ€QDOVRIWKH6RXWKHUQ&RQIHUHQFH:RPHQ¡V%DVNHWEDOO Tournament at the North Charleston Coliseum. Brittany Frazier and KaLeah Latham each had nine rebounds in the loss. “Georgia Southern was the better team this morning,â€? head coach Lynne Agee said. “We were really hurting without our center Meghan Chamberlain and we just couldn’t keep up with them on the inside. We went up strong for rebounds but we just couldn’t pull anything down.â€? UNCG (20-10) shot 33.3 percent on 23-of-69 shooting and pulled down 33 rebounds. The Spartans wentt 15-of-16 from the charity stripe and picked up 13 steals and had three blocks. Georgia Southern (13-17) was led by Tiffany Brown who scored a game high 20 points. Chequilla Jessie, Carolyn Whitney and Ashley Rivens DOVRVFRUHGLQGRXEOHVĂ€JXUHVIRUWKH(DJOHV The Eagles opened the second half by going 4-for-4 from beyond the three-point line and the Spartans couldn’t take advantage of their full-court pressure. With Georgia Southern leading byy 12, UNCG used a 7-0 run, sparked by buckets from Boone and Otamiri, and several Georgia Southern miscues to pull within eight at 51-43 with just underr 12 minutes WRJR7KH(DJOHVFRXQWHUHGZLWKĂ€YHVWUDLJKWRIWKHLURZQWRWDNHD point, 56-43 lead, with 10 minutes to play. Led by Jessie, Georgia Southern extended its lead to as many as 18 DWZLWKWRJRLQWKHJDPH81&*WULHGWRĂ€QGWKHLURIIHQVHEXW couldn’t convert anything down the stretch as Georgia Southern held on for the win. The Spartans started the game slowly which allowed Georgia 6RXWKHUQWRJRRQDUXQWKURXJKWKHJDPHVĂ€UVWIRXUPLQXWHV7LIIDQ\ Brown connected on two three-pointers while Chequilla Jessie hit two free throw shots to give the Eagles the early advantage. UNCG slowly climbed out of the hole with a bucket in the paint by Kristen Boone followed by a triple from Irene Otamiri to cut the Georgia Southern lead to 13-11. Buckets by Jasmine Byrd and Georgia Southern tied the game but an 11-5 run put UNCG ahead 26-17 at the 7:30 mark. Just as quickly as UNCG jumped out to a nine point lead the Eagles responded with six unanswered buckets to take a 28-26 lead at the 3:43 mark of the half. The Eagles continued to have the offensive hot hand and closed the half on a 9-4 run to take a 37-30 led into the lockeroom. This meeting marked the third consecutive time the Spartans and (DJOHVKDYHWDQJOHGLQWKHTXDUWHUĂ€QDOV81&*GHIHDWHG*HRUJLD6RXWKHUQ 68-56 last year but the Eagles eliminated UNCG in 2005 by a score of 55-48. VISITORS: Georgia Southern 13-17 tot-fg 3-pt ## Player fg-fga fg-fga ft-fta min 52 JESSIE, Chequilla f 5-9 0-0 2-3 03 BROWN, Tiffany g 5-11 4-6 6-6 04 WHITNEY, Carolyn g 2-8 2-4 4-5 23 ATWOOD, Shawnda g 3-8 1-4 1-2 24 RIVENS, Ashley g 2-6 2-3 4-4 10 YOUNGBLOOD, Taylor 0-1 0-0 0-0 13 WATERMAN, Christa 3-4 0-0 0-0 15 OGBURN, J’Lisia 2-3 0-0 0-0 22 HENRY, Concella 0-1 0-0 1-2 32 HILBERT,Sina 0-0 0-0 0-0 33 MELSON, Ashley 3-6 0-1 0-0 34 GEIGER, Jessica 2-3 0-0 0-0 TEAM Totals 27-609-18 18-22 TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

1st Half: 15-32 46.9% 1st Half: 4-10 40.0% 1st Half: 3-6 50.0%

HOME TEAM: UNC Greensboro 20-10 tot-fg 3-pt ## Player fg-fga fg-fga min 04 Otamiri, Irene f 4-10 1-1 33 Latham, Kaleah f 2-7 0-0 40 Frazier, Brittany f 2-7 0-0 21 Boone, Kristen g 6-18 1-3 24 Byrd, Jasmine g 4-17 0-5 03 Dixon, Jasmine 1-2 0-0 22 Brooks, Kemena 0-1 0-1 23 Ling, Ashley 0-1 0-0 30 Grimsley, Gini 4-6 1-3 TEAM Totals 23-69 3-13 200 TOTAL FG% 3-Pt. FG% F Throw %

rebounds o- d-t pf tp 3-7-10 4 0-3-3 2 3-3-6 2 2-4-6 4 1-3-4 3 0-0-0 0 2-2-4 0 2-1-3 0 1-1-2 0 0-0-0 0 0-3-3 2 0-2-2 1 3-3-6 17-32-4918

12 20 10 8 10 0 6 4 1 0 6 4

a to bl s 1 4 7 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

1 2 5 3 4 0 2 0 0 0 3 0

1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

81 16 20 3

1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0

19 22 37 21 32 1 13 8 4 0+ 17 26

5200

2nd Half: 12-28 42.9% Game: 45.0% 2nd Half: 5-8 62.5% Game: 50.0% 2nd Half: 15-16 93.8% Game: 81.8%

ft-fta 4-4 4-4 2-2 4-5 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

rebounds o-d-t pf tp a to bl s

2-3-5 4 5-4-9 4 3-6-9 1 2-1-3 1 0-1-1 4 1-1-2 4 0-0-0 0 0-0-0 0 0-1-1 1 2-1-3 15-16 15-18-3319

13 8 6 17 9 2 0 0 9

3 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1

3 3 2 0 0 3 0 1 1

0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1

64 10 13 3

3 2 0 4 1 0 0 1 2 13

1st Half: 12-31 38.7% 2nd Half: 11-38 28.9% Game: 33.3% 1st Half: 2-5 40.0% 2nd Half: 1-8 12.5% Game: 23.1% 1st Half: 4-4 100% 2nd Half: 11-12 91.7% Game: 93.8%

2IĂ€FLDOV'RFN6LVN$QJHO6WDQWRQ%LOO.HDWRQ Technical fouls: Georgia Southern-None. UNC Greensboro-None. Attendance: Score by Periods 1st 2nd Total Georgia Southern 37 44 81 UNC Greensboro 30 34 64

2IĂ€FLDOV$QJHOLFD6XIIUHQ%LOO\6PLWK6XVDQ%DUJR Technical fouls: UNC Greensboro-None. Western Carolina-None. Attendance: 932 Score by Periods 1st 2nd Total UNC Greensboro 33 34 67 Western Carolina 38 35 73

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