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2001 SoCon Tournament Championship & NCAA Tournament Appearance NCAA Tournament Stanford 89, UNCG 60 1 2 F Stanford 48 41 89 UNCG 27 33 60 March 15, 2001 • San Diego, CA (Cox Arena) UNCG - 60

SoCon Tournament - UNCG 67, Chattanooga 66 • UNCG secured its first-ever Southern Conference Tournament championship and its second NCAA Division I NCAA Tournament appearance with a 67-66 victory over Chattanooga in Greenville, S.C. • David Schuck banked in the game-winning basket at the buzzer to send the Spartans to victory at the Bi-Lo Center. • Schuck and Courtney Eldridge were named to the All-SoCon Tournament First Team while Jay Joseph was named to the All-SoCon Tournament Second Team. • Schuck finished the game with 21 points and nine rebounds as he was 9-of-17 from the field. • Ronnie Taylor added 14 points while Joseph and Nathan Jameson each chipped in 10 points. • The Spartans were awarded the 16th seed and travelled to San Diego, Calif., against top-seeded Stanford in the first round.

Name fg-a 3fg-a ft-a o-d-t pf pts a to b s m Jay Joseph* 4-6 4-5 0-0 0-1-1 5 12 0 1 0 0 16 David Schuck* 6-13 0-1 4-6 3-5-8 4 16 0 2 1 2 36 Nathan Popp* 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1-1 4 0 1 2 1 0 15 Nathan Jameson* 0-6 0-4 2-4 0-0-0 1 2 1 2 0 1 19 Courtney Eldridge* 4-8 1-2 4-6 2-2-4 3 13 4 6 0 0 37 Ronnie Taylor 6-10 1-1 2-2 1-0-1 2 15 3 4 0 1 35 Brian Fitzgerald 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 Geoff Williams 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-2-2 1 0 0 1 0 1 11 Luke Boythe 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1-1 2 0 0 3 0 1 6 Peter Tsampas 0-3 0-0 0-0 1-2-3 1 0 0 0 0 0 8 Sean McCarthy 1-3 0-0 0-2 1-5-6 3 2 0 1 1 1 14 Team 0-1-1 1 Totals 21-49 6-13 12-20 8-20-28 26 60 9 22 3 7 200 .429 .462 .600

Stanford - 89

Name fg-a 3fg-a ft-a o-d-t pf pts a to b s m Jarron Collins* 1-6 0-0 6-9 1-5-6 2 8 1 0 1 0 23 Ryan Mendez* 2-6 0-3 2-2 2-4-6 5 6 3 2 0 1 24 Jason Collins* 8-13 1-2 89 4-4-8 0 25 2 3 3 0 27 Michael McDonald* 3-5 2-3 0-0 0-1-1 2 8 2 2 0 2 24 Casey Jacobsen* 5-6 1-1 3-4 0-2-2 1 14 3 1 0 0 28 Kyle Logan 0-1 0-0 0-0 1-1-2 0 0 0 1 0 1 4 Teyo Johnson 2-4 1-1 3-4 0-4-4 4 8 1 2 0 1 20 Justin Davis 0-2 0-0 0-0 1-1-2 0 0 0 1 0 1 6 Julius Barnes 1-3 1-2 6-6 0-0-0 1 9 1 0 0 0 18 Tony Giovacchini 3-5 1-2 0-0 0-1-1 3 7 2 0 0 2 18 Matt Lottich 2-4 0-1 0-0 0-1-1 1 4 0 0 0 0 8 Team 0-0-0 Totals 27-53 7-15 28-34 9-24-33 19 89 15 12 4 8 200 .509 .467 .824 Officals: Jim Burr, Toney Means, Lawrence Britton Attendance: 10,442

Seven-foot center Jason Collins scored 20 of his game-high 25 points in the first half to held Stanford to an 89-60 win over UNCG in the First round of the NCAA West Regional. UNCG, which finished 19-12, was led by David Schuck’s 16 points, Ronnie Taylor’s 15, Courtney Eldridge’s 13 and Jay Joseph’s 12. Joseph’s dozen were all on three-pointers in the opening half. The Cardinal finished the first half on an 11-2 run to break the game open and lead 48-27 at intermission. Collins his six of nine shots from the floor and hit all seven free-throw attempts in the first 20 minutes of play. Stanford, the top seed in the Regional, improved to 29-2 on the season.

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