Find a list of your saved stories here

UNC Greensboro beats The Citadel 95-87


Save Story

Save stories to read later


Estimated read time: Less than a minute

This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Diante Baldwin scored a career-high 25 points with five rebounds and eight assists as UNC Greensboro beat the Citadel 95-87 on Wednesday night in their Southern Conference opener.

Baldwin was 8 of 15 from the field and 7 of 8 from the free throw line for the Spartans (10-4). Demetrius Troy and Marvin Smith added 18 points apiece and Francis Alonso had 11 points.

UNC Greensboro led by 18 at the break and the Citadel closed it to six points, 54-40, early in the second half. But the Spartans took off again after that, extending their lead to 73-53 on a Baldwin layup with 10:07 to play and The Citadel never threatened after that.

The Spartans led early in the first period and never trailed on their way to a 49-31 lead at halftime.

Freshman Preston Parks scored a career-high 32 points off the bench for the Bulldogs (7-7).

Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Most recent National Sports stories

Related topics

CollegeNational Sports
The Associated Press

    SIGN UP FOR THE KSL.COM NEWSLETTER

    Catch up on the top news and features from KSL.com, sent weekly.
    By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to KSL.com's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

    KSL Weather Forecast