Women’s Basketball Falls To Davidson in SoCon Quarterfinals
No. 2 seed Davidson ran up a big lead early Saturday and the UNCG women’s basketball team could not catch up as the Wildcats advanced to Sunday’s semifinals with a 70-47 victory in quarterfinal action at the 2013 Southern Conference Women’s Basketball Championship inside Kimmel Arena.
Women’s Hoops Eliminates Furman In SoCon Tourney First Round
Junior Janae’ Stevenson (Columbia, S.C./Eau Claire) notched a double-double with 16 points and a game-high 15 rebounds, pacing three Spartans in double figures, as 10th-seeded UNCG knocked off No. 7 seed Furman, 73-68, in first-round action at the 2013 Southern Conference Women’s Basketball Championship at Kimmel Arena on Friday.
Women’s Hoops Opens SoCon Tourney Against No. 7 Seed Furman
After clinching the No. 10 seed with a commanding 68-50 victory over Wofford in its regular season finale, the UNCG women’s basketball team opens play at the 2013 Southern Conference Women’s Basketball Championship with a matchup against seventh-seeded Furman Friday at Kimmel Arena in Asheville, N.C. Tipoff is slated for 1:45 p.m.
Lucy Mason Named 2013 Southern Conference Freshman of the Year
UNCG freshman guard Lucy Mason (Stone Mountain, Ga./Chamblee Charter) has been named the 2013 Southern Conference women's basketball Freshman of the Year by the league’s media members. She was also tabbed an All-Freshman Team selection by both the SoCon coaches and media.
Women’s Basketball Falls To Appalachian State
The UNCG women’s basketball team fell behind early Wednesday afternoon against Appalachian State and could not recover, dropping a 77-46 decision to the Mountaineers inside Fleming Gymnasium.
Women’s Hoops Falls Just Short In 59-56 OT Loss To Davidson
The first time the UNCG women’s basketball team played Davidson this season, the Wildcats downed the Spartans by 40 points. However, it was a much different story Wednesday inside Fleming Gymnasium as UNCG outplayed Davidson for nearly the entire contest but could not keep the visitors from escaping with a 59-56 overtime victory.
Women’s Basketball's “Play4Kay” Game Set For Feb. 16
The UNCG women’s basketball team will host its annual pink game for breast cancer awareness this Saturday, Feb. 16, when Southern Conference rival Elon visits Fleming Gymnasium for a 2 p.m. tipoff.
Women’s Basketball Falls At College of Charleston
The UNCG women’s basketball team shot just 24 percent from the floor and was out-rebounded 56-40 Monday as College of Charleston completed the season series sweep with a 63-43 Southern Conference victory at TD Arena.
Women’s Hoops Surges Past Wofford 87-75 For First SoCon Victory
The UNCG women’s basketball team shot 67 percent from the floor in the second half Monday and 59 percent overall as the Spartans blew past Wofford 87-75 for their first Southern Conference victory of the season inside Benjamin Johnson Arena.
Women's Basketball Drops Road Contest At Davidson
The UNCG women’s basketball team fell behind midway through the first half Wednesday night and could not recover, falling 88-48 to Davidson in a Southern Conference contest at Belk Arena.
Women’s Hoops Set To Tangle With Davidson On The Road
The UNCG women’s basketball team looks to end a seven-game skid Wednesday night, but the Spartans will have to knock off one of the Southern Conference’s top teams, Davidson, to do so. The teams will tip off inside Belk Arena at 7 p.m.
Women’s Basketball Falters At Appalachian State, 81-58
Appalachian State outscored the UNCG women’s basketball team 44-27 in the second half Sunday to take control of a close contest and record an 81-58 Southern Conference victory inside the Holmes Convocation Center.
Women’s Basketball Downed By Samford, 60-46
Despite an 18-point performance from freshman guard Lucy Mason (Stone Mountain, Ga./Chamblee Charter), the UNCG women’s basketball team fell to defending Southern Conference champion Samford 60-46 Monday night inside Fleming Gymnasium.
Janae’ Stevenson Named BCBSNC Blue Chip Performer
UNCG women's basketball junior forward Janae’ Stevenson (Columbia, S.C./Eau Claire) has been named this week’s Blue Chip Performer sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina.
Chattanooga Bests Women’s Basketball, 76-46
Chattanooga shot 59 percent from the floor in the second half on the way to a 76-46 Southern Conference win over the UNCG women’s basketball team Saturday afternoon at Fleming Gymnasium.
Lucy Mason Named BCBSNC Blue Chip Performer
For the second-straight week UNCG women’s basketball freshman guard Lucy Mason (Stone Mountain, Ga./Chamblee Charter) has been named Blue Chip Performer sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina.
No. 23 Florida State Tops Women’s Basketball, 93-63
The UNCG women's basketball team tied a program single-game record with 12 three-point field goals and outscored No. 23 Florida State 41-38 in the second half, but the Seminoles proved a bit too much for the Spartans Saturday, taking a 93-63 nonconference victory at the Greensboro Coliseum.
Women’s Basketball Stifles N.C. Central, 49-39
The UNCG women’s basketball team picked up its second-straight victory Wednesday evening, putting the defensive clamps down on North Carolina Central to walk away with a 49-39 nonconference victory at Fleming Gymnasium.
Lucy Mason Named Blue Chip Performer
UNCG women's basketball freshman guard Lucy Mason (Stone Mountain, Ga./Chamblee Charter) has been named this week's Blue Chip Performer sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina.
Women’s Basketball Knocks Off Norfolk State, 71-63
Freshman Lucy Mason (Stone Mountain, Ga./Chamblee Charter) led four Spartans in double figures offensively Saturday with a career-high 22 points as the UNCG women’s basketball team picked up a 71-63 nonconference victory over Norfolk State at Fleming Gymnasium.
Breonna Patterson Named Blue Chip Performer
UNCG women's basketball junior guard Breonna Patterson (Greensboro, N.C./Dudley) has been named this week's Blue Chip Performer sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina.
Women's Basketball Hosts Richmond In Saturday Matinee
The UNCG women's basketball team looks to get into the win column Saturday and snap a three-game skid as the Blue and Gold hosts Richmond in a nonconference matchup at Fleming Gymnasium. Tipoff is set for 2 p.m.
Women’s Basketball Downed By College Of Charleston
College of Charleston shot 68 percent from the field in the second half Monday to pull away from the UNCG women’s basketball team at Fleming Gymnasium and record an 88-61 win in a Southern Conference matchup.
Women's Basketball Begins Homestand Against College of Charleston
After playing three of its first five contests away from Fleming Gymnasium, the UNCG women’s basketball team kicks off a five-game homestand Monday night, hosting College of Charleston in a Southern Conference matchup. The teams will tip off beginning at 7 p.m.
Women’s Basketball Falls At Liberty, 76-56
In its final tuneup before Southern Conference play begins, the UNCG women’s basketball team battled back from a double-digit second-half deficit to trail by just seven with six minutes left, but 2012-13 Big South preseason favorite Liberty was too much in the end as the Lady Flames captured a 76-56 victory Tuesday evening inside the Vines Center.
Women’s Basketball To Appear On ESPN3 Twice In 2012-13
UNCG women’s basketball fans will be able to watch the Spartans play to a national audience twice this season as the team’s contests at Liberty (Nov. 27) and Samford (Feb. 9) will be shown on ESPN3 and the WatchESPN app.
Women’s Basketball Signs Five For 2013-14
Whitney Coleman, Shanese Harris, Jade Scaife, India Timpton and Bailey Williams have signed national letters-of-intent to attend UNCG and play basketball for the Spartans beginning in the fall of 2013, according to an announcement Tuesday by head coach Wendy Palmer.
Ciara Morris Named Blue Chip Performer
UNCG women’s basketball freshman guard Ciara Morris (Hope Mills, N.C./South View) has been named this week's Blue Chip Performer sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina.
Women's Hoops Hosts Gardner-Webb in First-Ever Meeting
A string of four season-opening contests against Big South opponents continues Saturday for the UNCG women’s basketball team as the Spartans host Gardner-Webb. The contest marks the first-ever meeting despite the schools lying just 140 miles apart.
Women’s Basketball Drops 76-64 Decision To Radford
The UNCG women’s basketball team cut an 18-point deficit down to seven in the second half, but came up short Tuesday night as Radford recorded a 76-64 nonconference win at Fleming Gymnasium.
Spartan Women’s Basketball Spotlight: Senior Class
With the 2012-13 UNCG women's basketball season just days from tipping off, uncgspartans.com will give Spartan fans a closer look at the ladies who will don the Blue and Gold in the coming months.
Spartan Women’s Basketball Spotlight: Junior Class
With the 2012-13 UNCG women's basketball season just days from tipping off, uncgspartans.com will give Spartan fans a closer look at the ladies who will don the Blue and Gold in the coming months.
Women’s Hoops 2012-13 Preparations In Full Swing
With just over three weeks remaining before the start of the 2012-13 campaign, the UNCG women’s basketball team has been working hard inside Fleming Gymnasium under the watch of second-year head coach Wendy Palmer.
Women’s Basketball Reveals 2012-13 Schedule
A visit from Atlantic Coast Conference member Florida State and 15 home games at Fleming Gymnasium highlight the 2012-13 UNCG women’s basketball schedule, released in its entirety Wednesday by second-year head coach Wendy Palmer.
Leitao Named Director of Basketball Operations for Women’s Hoops
Jade Leitao has been named Director of Basketball Operations for the UNCG women's basketball program, according to an announcement Monday by head coach Wendy Palmer. Leitao joins the Spartans after spending one season at Northwood University as an assistant coach.
Beyond Box Scores: Winter 2011-12 In Review
Entering the 2011-12 season, Wes Miller was on the Spartans’ sideline as an assistant coach but he ended the year as the Southern Conference Coach of the Year after taking over the reins of the program December 13, 2011.
UNCG Places 91 Student-Athletes On SoCon Academic Honor Roll
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG had 91 student-athletes honored on the 2011-12 Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll, which recognizes a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. The Spartans also had 39 student-athletes earn Commissioner’s Medal accolades, which marks GPA of 3.50 or higher.
Medena Bartley Signs NLI To Join UNCG Women’s Basketball Team
UNCG second-year women’s basketball coach Wendy Palmer announced the signing of high school standout Medena Bartley (Savannah, Ga./Beach) to a National Letter of Intent, Wednesday afternoon. Bartley will join the team for the 2012-13 season along with fellow incoming freshmen Sarafina Arthur-Williams, Diamond Cooper, Ebona Goins, Lucy Mason, Jazmine Missouri and Ciara Morris in this year’s recruiting class
UNCG men finish fifth, women fourth in SoCon all-sports races
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG’s men finished fifth and its women finished fourth in the final standings of the Southern Conference’s all-sports races. Appalachian State earned the league’s Commissioner’s Cup for excellence in men’s athletics while College of Charleston was awarded the Germann Cup for the best overall women’s athletics program.
Shipman, Guensch, Carter join women's basketball staff
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG has added three new assistant coaches to its women’s basketball staff, head coach Wendy Palmer announced Tuesday. Latasha Shipman, Darren Guensch and LaToya Carter will all join the Spartan staff.
UNCG recognizes student-athletes at annual Senior Banquet
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The UNCG Department of Athletics recently recognized its student-athletes at the UNCG Senior Banquet at the Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons. Men’s cross country and track athlete Joey Thompson and women’s soccer goalkeeper Kelsey Kearney earned UNCG’s male and female Spartan Awards.
Fifteen from UNCG named to Academic All-SoCon winter squad
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Fifteen UNCG student-athletes were named to the Academic All-Southern Conference team for the 2011-12 winter season, the league office announced Thursday. UNCG indoor track and field runner Ashley Schnell was one of just six student-athletes in the conference with a perfect 4.0 grade point average.
Student-Athlete Day feature: Women's basketball player Amy Clapper
In honor of National Student-Athlete Day on Friday, UNCGSpartans.com will feature a student-athlete each day leading up to this date, acknowledging their commitment to excellence on and off the field of play. Today’s feature is on UNCG women’s basketball player Amy Clapper, a redshirt junior center from Newark, Ohio.
Spartans fall to sixth-seeded Furman in SoCon tourney to end season
ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Eleventh-seeded UNCG twice cut a 15-point second-half deficit down to just three points in the final minute, but sixth-seeded Furman withstood the rally and held on for a 63-58 win in the opening round of the Southern Conference Women’s Basketball Championship at Kimmel Arena on Friday.
UNCG heads to Asheville, N.C., for SoCon Championship
Eleventh-seeded UNCG will take on No. 6 seed Furman on Friday in the first round of the 2012 Southern Conference Women’s Basketball Championship in Asheville, N.C. The teams will play at 4:30 p.m. at UNC Asheville’s Kimmel Arena.
UNCG falls to Wofford to end regular season
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG senior Jazz Weaver matched her career high with 13 points to celebrate Senior Night, but Wofford turned in a 17-6 run to end the game and take a 65-57 win over the Spartans at Fleming Gymnasium on Monday.
UNCG hosts Wofford for Senior Night
UNCG welcomes Wofford to Fleming Gymnasium on Monday in its final contest of the regular season. The Spartans will honor Amy Clapper, Sarah Folwell and Jazz Weaver in a Senior Night ceremony prior to the game.
Georgia Southern salvages season split with 59-47 win over UNCG
STATESBORO, Ga. – Sarah Folwell had season highs of 11 points and seven rebounds off the bench and Breonna Patterson added 11 points, but UNCG shot just 34.6 percent from the floor Monday night in falling to Georgia Southern, 59-47, at Hanner Fieldhouse.
Patterson, Stevenson lead UNCG past Cougars
CHARLESTON, S.C. – Breonna Patterson finished two points shy of her career high with 21 and UNCG went 9-for-10 from the free throw line in the final minute of play as the Spartans snapped a nine-game losing streak with a 60-54 win over College of Charleston at the Cougars’ TD Arena on Saturday.
Spartans embark on final regular-season road trip
UNCG hits the road for its final regular-season road swing this weekend, starting with Saturday’s contest at College of Charleston as the Spartans seek a season split with the Cougars.
Spartans rally late but fall to Davidson, 58-49
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG staged an impressive second-half comeback to whittle a 25-point deficit down to just five but couldn’t complete the rally, falling to Davidson 58-49 in Southern Conference women’s basketball action Tuesday at Fleming Gymnasium.
UNCG hosts Davidson on Tuesday in ESPN3 contest
UNCG hosts Davidson at Fleming Gymnasium on Tuesday to conclude a stretch of five games in 11 days and trying to split the season series with the Wildcats. The game will be broadcast on ESPN3.
League-leading App State downs UNCG on Saturday, 79-60
BOONE, N.C. – Senior Jazz Weaver matched her career high with 13 points and UNCG put two in double figures for the first time in eight games, but the Spartans fell at Southern Conference-leading Appalachian State on Saturday, 79-60 at the Holmes Center in the Mountaineers’ Play 4Kay game for breast cancer awareness.
Former UNCG basketball player Caroline Blair featured by SoCon
Former UNCG women's basketball player Caroline Blair has been featured as part of the Southern Conference's Where Are They Now series. Blair, now a reporter for News14 Carolina, talked with the SoCon about what she's been doing since graduating from UNCG in 2006.
UNCG falls to visiting Elon on Monday, 69-50
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG’s women’s basketball team dropped its sixth straight game Monday, shooting 23.9 percent from the floor in falling to Southern Conference rival Elon, 69-50, at Fleming Gymnasium.
Spartans fall to Western Carolina, 46-35
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Western Carolina finished the game on a 14-1 run to take a 46-35 win over UNCG in Southern Conference women’s basketball action Saturday at Fleming Gymnasium. The contest was UNCG’s Fight Like a Spartan contest to promote breast cancer awareness.
UNCG to host Fight Like a Spartan event Saturday at Fleming Gym
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG’s women’s basketball team will hold its annual Fight Like a Spartan event to support breast cancer awareness against Western Carolina on Saturday. Doors open at 1 p.m. for the Spartans’ 2 p.m. contest against the Catamounts.
Hot-shooting Samford eases past UNCG, 83-40
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Samford’s women’s basketball team shot a blistering 68 percent from the floor in the second half and 62 percent for the game in picking up an 83-40 win over visiting UNCG in Southern Conference action at the Pete Hanna Center on Monday.
UNCG to wrap up road trip at Samford on Monday
UNCG wraps up its three-game Southern Conference road trip when it takes on Samford in Birmingham, Ala., on Monday. The Spartans are looking for the season sweep after topping the Bulldogs in Greensboro in December.
UNCG heads to SoCon power Chattanooga
UNCG heads to Chattanooga, Tenn., for the middle game of its three-game road swing when it takes on Southern Conference power Chattanooga on Saturday.
Big second-half run sends Elon past UNCG
ELON, N.C. – Elon used a 10-0 run midway through the second half to break open what had been a close game and held UNCG at bay the rest of the way to take a 57-43 Southern Conference win at Alumni Gym on Monday.
Furman's 3-pointer with 2.5 seconds left completes rally past UNCG
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG’s Breonna Patterson hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 33.7 seconds left, but Furman’s Raegan Thompson answered with a long 3-pointer of her own with just 2.5 seconds left to lift the visiting Paladins to a 66-64 win over the Spartans at Fleming Gymnasium on Saturday.
UNCG hosts Furman at Fleming Gym on Saturday
UNCG welcomes Furman to Fleming Gymnasium on Saturday as the Spartans wrap up a season-high four-game homestand and try to win consecutive games for the first time this season.
Spartans snap skid on Headley's jumper in waning seconds
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Natalie Headley’s putback jumper in the lane with just 2.2 seconds left capped a wild finish and lifted UNCG to a 55-54 Southern Conference win over Georgia Southern on Sunday, snapping the Spartans’ nine-game losing streak.
CofC uses late run to take road win over UNCG
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG held a one-point lead with less than four minutes to go, but College of Charleston finished the contest on a 13-2 run to take a Southern Conference road win over the Spartans on Friday, 52-42 at Fleming Gymnasium.
Spartans host Cougars on Friday for Pack the House Challenge
After giving league-leading Appalachian State a run for its money on Monday, UNCG will try to get back into the win column when it hosts College of Charleston for a Southern Conference contest on Friday in the Spartans’ annual Pack the House Challenge contest. All tickets are just $1.
UNCG gets offense back on track in loss to league-leading App
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG put four players in double figures and found the offense it had been lacking in its previous few games but came up short against Appalachian State on Monday, 81-66, despite hanging with the defending Southern Conference champions for the majority of the game.
Catamounts topple Spartans in SoCon action
CULLOWHEE, N.C. – Western Carolina opened the second-half on a 14-0 run and held UNCG to fewer than 40 points for the third straight game as the Catamounts topped the Spartans in Southern Conference women’s basketball action Saturday, 62-29.
Second-half rally falls short as Penn tops UNCG
SAN DIEGO – UNCG turned in a 20-4 run to cut into a 23-point second-half deficit down to seven but could not complete the comeback, falling to Penn 47-36 at the San Diego Surf ‘N Slam Classic at San Diego State’s Viejas Arena on Thursday.
Spartans fall to Aztecs at San Diego Surf 'N Slam Classic
SAN DIEGO – UNCG scored fewer than 30 points for just the third time in school history and San Diego State’s Kiyana Stamps scored 13 second-half points to lead the Aztecs past the Spartans, 57-29, at the San Diego Surf ‘N Slam Classic at Viejas Arena on Wednesday. Nneka Awuruonye led UNCG with eight points, all in the second half.
Spartans' late rally falls short at SoCon-leading Furman
GREENVILLE, S.C. – Sarah Folwell’s potential game-tying 3-pointer was just off the mark with 12 seconds to go and Southern Conference leader Furman put the game away at the free throw line, holding off the Spartans’ furious second-half rally for the 53-48 win Monday evening at Timmons Arena.
UNCG falls on the road to Spiders, 75-60
RICHMOND, Va. – Despite a career-high 13 points from Jazz Weaver, UNCG fell to Richmond on Saturday, 75-60 in nonconference women’s basketball action at the Robins Center.
Hot-shooting UAB downs UNCG behind 13 3s
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UAB jumped out to a big first-half lead and rode some hot shooting from 3-point range to down UNCG in nonconference women’s basketball action at Fleming Gymnasium on Tuesday, 72-42.
UNCG knocks off Samford for first SoCon win
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Natalie Headley scored a career-high 18 points and Jarae Savage and Dayshaun Richbow added 12 each as UNCG downed defending Southern Conference tournament champion Samford on Saturday, 61-53, on the day the Spartans dedicated Lynne Agee Court and honored their former coach.
Lady Mocs overcome big early deficit to rally past UNCG
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG used some hot shooting to race out to an early 15-point lead but preseason Southern Conference favorite Chattanooga slowly crept back into it before seizing control in the second half in a 63-46 Lady Mocs win Thursday at Fleming Gymnasium.
Patterson's career night not enough as UNCG falls at Radford
RADFORD, Va. – Sophomore Breonna Patterson scored a career-high 23 points and redshirt sophomore Natalie Headley added a career-high 13 but UNCG was not able to overcome a big first-half deficit in a 75-67 loss at Radford on Monday.
No. 19/17 North Carolina shoots past UNCG
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – No. 19/17 North Carolina put five players in double figures and shot 56 percent from the floor to down UNCG 91-35 at Carmichael Arena on Wednesday in women’s basketball action.
UNCG falls to Liberty, 61-46, in 2011-12 debut
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Playing in front of the fifth-largest home crowd in school history, UNCG’s women’s basketball team fell to Liberty on Friday at Fleming Gymnasium, 61-46, in the season-opener for both squads. The contest also marked the debut of new UNCG coach Wendy Palmer.
Spartans host Liberty to open 2011-12 women's basketball season
A new era begins Friday as UNCG will host Liberty in its first game of 2011-12 and its first under head coach Wendy Palmer. Palmer replaces Lynne Agee, who retired in March after a decorated 30-year career on the sidelines for the Spartans.
UNCG to host Go Blue Preview at Greensboro Coliseum on Oct. 16
GREENSBORO, N.C. – With the start of basketball season just around the corner, UNCG will host the Go Blue Preview at 5 p.m. on Oct. 16 at the Greensboro Coliseum. The event will serve as a sneak peak at the Spartans’ 2011-12 men’s and women’s basketball teams.
UNCG announces women's basketball schedule
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG’s women’s basketball team will play a 28-game regular-season schedule that includes trips to national power North Carolina and a tournament in California as well as the 20-game Southern Conference slate, coach Wendy Palmer announced Friday.
UNCG summer camps continue
Greensboro, N.C. - Deadlines are fast approaching for the men's soccer, women's basketball and tennis day camps, which begin on the UNCG campus next week.
UNCG finishes second in Commissioner's Cup, fifth in Germann Cup
CHARLESTON, S.C. – After a 2010-11 academic year that saw UNCG turn in competitive showings in virtually every sport, the Spartans finished second in the race for the Commissioner’s Cup and fifth in the extremely tight standings for the Germann Cup, the Southern Conference all-sports trophies for excellence in league competition.
Former coach Lynne Agee honored with SoCon's Distinguished Service Award
CHARLESTON, S.C. – Former UNCG women’s basketball coach Lynne Agee has been named one of 12 recipients of the Southern Conference’s 2011 Distinguished Service Award, the league office announced Tuesday. The award winners will be honored at the Southern Conference Honors Dinner in Charleston, S.C., on Wednesday.
Beyond Box Scores: Palmer part of new generation of coaches
When UNCG last hired a women’s basketball coach before Wendy Palmer, its athletics department fielded eight teams, offered no scholarships and seldom traveled farther than Virginia to play a game. Palmer was a 7-year-old, who, while highly intelligent, had never given much thought to Hungary or even to basketball.
WNBA veteran Wendy Palmer to helm women's basketball program
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Wendy Palmer, an 11-year WNBA veteran and former All-American at Virginia under Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame coach Debbie Ryan, has been hired as the new women’s basketball coach at UNCG, Director of Athletics Kim Record announced Tuesday.
Nineteen Spartans earn spots on winter Academic All-SoCon team
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Nineteen UNCG student-athletes earned spots on the winter 2010-11 Academic All-Southern Conference Team, the league office announced Thursday. The Spartans’ Ashley Schnell (women’s track and field) was one of seven student-athletes with perfect 4.0 GPAs in the league.
UNCG women second, men third in SoCon all-sports races
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG remains in contention in the Southern Conference all-sports races for both the men’s and women’s sports, as UNCG’s women are tied for second in the league and the men are third after the winter season of competition.
Wofford downs UNCG in first round of SoCon Championship
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Sixth-seeded UNCG staged an incredible second-half rally to shave a 20-point deficit down to one but couldn’t complete the comeback, falling to No. 11 seed Wofford in the first round of the Southern Conference Women’s Basketball Championship on Thursday, 69-64.
Coaches name Floyd All-SoCon, Stevenson All-Freshman
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Senior Monique Floyd was named to the 10-member All-Southern Conference Team by the league’s 11 head coaches, while teammate Janae’ Stevenson was named to the SoCon All-Freshman Team, the league office announced Tuesday.
Floyd named All-SoCon, Stevenson All-Freshman by SCSMA
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Senior Monique Floyd was named second-team All-Southern Conference by the Southern Conference Sports Media Association and Janae’ Stevenson was named to the SoCon All-Freshman Team, the league office announced Monday.
Spartans close regular season at App State on Saturday
UNCG heads to Boone, N.C., to tangle with Southern Conference regular-season champion Appalachian State in the final regular-season contest for both teams Saturday. The Spartans will try to improve on their seed for the upcoming SoCon Championship.
UNCG falls at App State, nabs sixth seed for SoCon tourney
BOONE, N.C. – Sophomore Brey Dorsett matched her career high with 14 points and UNCG held a halftime lead over regular-season Southern Conference champion Appalachian State, but the Mountaineers rallied past the Spartans in the second half for the 80-57 win. With the loss, UNCG will be the sixth seed at the upcoming SoCon Championship.
Chattanooga plays spoiler on Senior Day, 65-53
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Chattanooga picked up its 11th straight win over UNCG on Saturday, surviving the Spartans’ second-half rally to pick up a 65-53 win and spoil Senior Day at Fleming Gymnasium.
Leigh scores 30, UNCG sets attendance record in OT win over CofC
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Amanda Leigh went off for a career-high 30 points, Sarah Folwell hit a tying 3-pointer in the waning seconds of regulation to force overtime and the Spartans picked up a 76-64 win over College of Charleston in front of a school-record crowd Saturday in their annual Pink Zone contest.
Spartans host CofC on Saturday for Pink Zone contest
UNCG will try to complete the season sweep of College of Charleston when it hosts the Cougars for its annual Pink Zone contest on Saturday. One dollar from every ticket purchased will go toward breast cancer research.
UNCG gets clutch play late to take down Elon, 71-66
ELON, N.C. – Freshman Breonna Patterson hit a tie-breaking 3-pointer with 51 seconds left and Brey Dorsett hit both ends of a one-and-one with 4.8 seconds left to lift UNCG past Elon in a crucial Southern Conference contest on Thursday, 71-66.
Beyond Box Scores: A timeline of Agee's milestone wins
UNCG women's basketball coach Lynne Agee picked up her 600th career win this week, prompting UNCGSpartans.com's Rob Daniels to take a look at her milestone wins and what else was going on in the world at the time of each.
Floyd scores 1,000th career point but UNCG falls at Furman
GREENVILLE, S.C. – Senior guard Monique Floyd became the 22nd player in school history to reach the 1,000-point plateau for her career, but that was about the only bright spot for UNCG as Furman remained undefeated at home with a 67-42 win over the Spartans on Monday.
Davidson ekes past UNCG, 53-52
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Davidson’s Kristen Johnsen hit the front end of a two-shot foul with 44 seconds left to put the Wildcats on top and UNCG had four chances for the go-ahead bucket on the other end but could not convert as the Spartans dropped a 53-52 Southern Conference contest Tuesday.
Leigh's season-high 26 not enough as App downs UNCG 83-72
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Amanda Leigh scored a season-high 26 points and Monique Floyd added 20, but Appalachian State outscored UNCG 60-14 in the paint and fended off a late Spartan charge as the Southern Conference leaders took an 83-72 win Saturday.
Floyd named SoCon Student-Athlete of the Week
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG senior guard Monique Floyd has been named the Southern Conference Student-Athlete of the Week for competition Jan. 12-18, the league office announced Wednesday.
Last-second layup gives Elon 63-61 win over UNCG
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Elon’s Ali Ford drove the lane and got a scoop layup to fall as the final horn sounded to lift the visiting Phoenix past UNCG in a battle of Southern Conference leaders on Wednesday, 63-61.
UNCG downs Cougars with solid play down stretch
CHARLESTON, S.C. – Kendra Smith hit a crucial jumper as the shot clock expired with 24 seconds left in the game and Dayshaun Richbow put it away with a pair of free throws with 9 seconds left as UNCG survived College of Charleston’s upset bid Saturday, 50-45.
Spartans fall at Samford in weather-delayed contest, 66-46
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Samford’s Emily London scored 26 points and UNCG shot just 18.2 percent in the first half to fall behind big as the Bulldogs dropped the Spartans on Tuesday, 66-46 in a contest that was delayed a day by snow and ice in the Birmingham area.
UNCG looks to bounce back at Samford on Monday
First-place UNCG will try to rebound from its first Southern Conference loss of the season when it takes on preseason SoCon favorite Samford in Birmingham, Ala., on Monday.
Spartans' six-game winning streak ends with 72-63 loss at Chattanooga
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – UNCG put four players in double figures and hung with defending Southern Conference champion Chattanooga, but the Lady Mocs got the big shots to fall when they needed them in handing the Spartans their first league loss of the season, 72-63 on Saturday.
Spartans return to action at Davidson on Friday
After an 11-day layoff, UNCG will try to strengthen its hold on the top spot in the Southern Conference when it visits Davidson on Friday. The Spartans are the league’s lone unbeaten team at 2-0, while the Wildcats are the lone winless team in league play at 0-1.
Floyd named Southern Conference Player of the Week
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG guard Monique Floyd has been named the Southern Conference Player of the Week for competition Dec. 14-20 after nearly averaging a double-double for the week, the league office announced Tuesday.
Floyd's career-high 23 leads UNCG past Furman, 71-61
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Monique Floyd scored a career-high 23 points and UNCG won its third straight game to even its record and move to 2-0 in the Southern Conference with a 71-61 win over Furman on Monday.
UNCG opens SoCon play with 80-67 win over Wofford
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Monique Floyd scored 15 points and pulled down 10 rebounds for her third career double-double and UNCG capitalized on 28 Wofford turnovers to open Southern Conference play with an 80-67 win over the Terriers on Saturday.
Spartans host Wofford on Saturday to open SoCon play
UNCG opens Southern Conference play Saturday against Wofford looking to avenge a pair of losses to the Terriers last season. Saturday’s contest also serves as Family Day, with family friendly promotions before and during the game.
Floyd named SoCon Student-Athlete of the Week
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG senior guard Monique Floyd has been named the Southern Conference Student-Athlete of the Week for competition Dec. 8-14, the league office announced Wednesday.
Leigh, Floyd send UNCG past Radford, 73-58
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Amanda Leigh scored a season- and game-high 23 points and Monique Floyd added season-high 19 and scored her 800th career point as UNCG downed Radford in nonconference action on Saturday, 73-58.
UNCG continues homestand against Radford on Saturday
UNCG hosts its second straight Big South Conference opponent in Radford on Saturday for the second game in its season-high four-game homestand. The Spartans and Highlanders will tip at 2 p.m. at Fleming Gym.
Hot-shooting Panthers down UNCG, 79-60
GREENSBORO, N.C. – High Point put all five starters in double figures and shot a staggering 70.4 percent from the floor in the second half to blow past UNCG in nonconference women’s basketball action on Tuesday, 79-60.
Spartans head up to Baltimore to face Morgan State
UNCG wraps up a stretch of four road games in a 10-game span when it visits Morgan State in Baltimore, Md., on Wednesday. UNCG enters the contest fresh off a second-place showing at the Mayfair Hotel and Spa Thanksgiving Tournament, while MSU took third in the DePaul Maggie Dixon Classic in Chicago, Ill., over the holiday weekend.
'Canes pull away in second half to down UNCG in tourney title game
CORAL GABLES, Fla. – UNCG got a season- and game-high 19 points from Amanda Leigh and put a scare into Miami for the first 30 minutes of play, but the Hurricanes pulled away midway through the second half to win the title game of their own Mayfair Hotel and Spa Thanksgiving Tournament on Saturday, 78-60.
Spartans rally past Eastern Illinois to reach tourney title game
CORAL GABLES, Fla. – UNCG got a career-high 15 points from Dayshaun Richbow and freshman Janae’ Stevenson’s first career double-double as the Spartans rallied past Eastern Illinois on Friday, 66-58, in the first game of the Mayfair Hotel and Spa Thanksgiving Classic at the University of Miami’s BankUnited Center.
UNCG falls at Charleston Southern, 77-67
CHARLESTON, S.C. – UNCG got a season-high 16 points from senior Monique Floyd and a career-high 12 points from sophomore Sidnei Harmon in her first career start, but the Spartans could not overcome 22 turnovers and 13 Charleston Southern 3-pointers in a 77-67 loss to the Buccaneers on Monday.
UNCG inks two to National Letters of Intent
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG’s women’s basketball program has signed prep seniors April Carson and Jarae Savage to National Letters of Intent to play for the Spartans next season, coach Lynne Agee announced Friday.
First-half run dooms Spartans against Clemson, 71-55
CLEMSON, S.C. – Clemson used a 14-0 run midway through the first half and the Spartans were never able to recover as UNCG fell to Clemson, 71-55, in the season-opener for both teams on Friday night in Littlejohn Coliseum.
UNCG opens season at Clemson on Friday
UNCG officially opens its 42nd season of women’s basketball at Clemson on Friday. The Spartans are 20-21 all-time in season-openers, including an 8-11 mark since moving to NCAA Division I for the 1991-92 season. UNCG is 13-16 in season-openers under coach Lynne Agee.
Floyd powers UNCG past WSSU in exhibition action, 55-52
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Monique Floyd led UNCG with 17 points and 10 rebounds and the Spartans rallied from a four-point deficit in the final two minutes to down Winston-Salem State in an exhibition game Saturday, 55-52.
Spartans announce 2010-11 women's basketball slate
GREENSBORO, N.C. UNCGs womens basketball team will play a 28-game regular-season schedule, highlighted by 13 home games and a Thanksgiving trip to Miami, Fla., head coach Lynne Agee announced Thursday.
UNCG teams receive good marks in latest APR release
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro Director of Athletics Kim Record announced Wednesday that all 18 Spartan athletic teams have met satisfactory standards when the institution's Academic Progress Report (APR) scores were announced by the NCAA earlier in the day.
Two UNCG teams honored by NCAA for high ratings in APR
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Two UNC Greensboro athletic programs received accolades for historically perfect Academic Progress Report (APR) scores when the NCAA released its list of Public Recognition Awards on Wednesday afternoon.
Spartans sign Stevenson, Nosovitch to NLIs
GREENSBORO, N.C. - High school seniors Janae Stevenson and Colleen Nosovitch have signed National Letters of Intent to play basketball for UNC Greensboro in 2010-11, UNCG coach Lynne Agee announced Tuesday.
Top-seeded Chattanooga too much for UNCG at SoCon tourney
CHARLOTTE, N.C. Lakiah Hyson scored a team-high 16 points and Agne Girstautaite had a career-high 13 in their final collegiate game as top-seeded Chattanooga eliminated No. 9 seed UNC Greensboro from the Southern Conference Womens Basketball Championship at Bojangles Coliseum on Friday, 82-64.
Hyson, Floyd send UNCG past WCU at SoCon tourney
CHARLOTTE, N.C. Lakiah Hyson hit both ends of a one-and-one with 18.1 seconds left to snap a 55-all tie and Monique Floyd scored eight of her 15 points in the final 5:05 as ninth-seeded UNC Greensboro downed No. 8 seed Western Carolina in the first round of the Southern Conference Women's Basketball Championship on Thursday, 57-55.
Leigh named Southern Conference Player of the Week
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - UNC Greensboro guard Amanda Leigh has been named the Southern Conference Player of the Week after leading the Spartans to a pair of wins to end the regular season, the league office announced Tuesday.
Leighs career day leads Spartans past Elon, 77-71
ELON, N.C. UNC Greensboro's Amanda Leigh knocked down six 3-pointers on her way to a career-high 28 points and also grabbed a career-high 10 rebounds as the Spartans downed backyard rival Elon, 77-71, in Southern Conference women's basketball action at Alumni Gym on Saturday afternoon.
Hyson leads UNCG past Furman on Senior Night, 60-49
GREENSBORO, N.C. Senior Lakiah Hyson celebrated Senior Night with a game-high 14 points and UNC Greensboro held Furman without a field goal for the final 8 minutes, 53 seconds as the Spartans picked up a 60-49 win over the Paladins on Tuesday to snap a 10-game losing streak.
WBB to host Pink Zone game, alumni events Saturday
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro's women's basketball program, in conjunction with the Southern Conference, will hold its annual Pink Zone game on Saturday against Davidson at 3 p.m. The event will benefit the Kay Yow/WBCA Cancer Fund and UNCG's Relay for Life. The Spartans will also host several alumni gatherings Saturday.
Samford survives UNCGs second-half rally, wins 54-51
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. Freshman Brey Dorsetts 3-pointer from the corner tied the game at 51 with a minute remaining, but Samford hit three free throws in the last 35 seconds and Amanda Leighs 3-point try missed at the buzzer as the Bulldogs escaped with a 54-51 win in Southern Conference womens basketball action on Saturday.
Floyd named SoCon Student-Athlete of the Week
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - UNC Greensboro junior Monique Floyd was named the Southern Conference Student-Athlete of the Week for games Jan. 13-19, the league office announced Wednesday.
Leigh scores career-high 21 but Wofford escapes with win
SPARTANBURG, S.C. Woffords Kelly Dwyer hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 10.7 seconds left, and UNC Greensboro freshman Dayshaun Richbows layup attempt rimmed out on the other end as the Terriers topped the Spartans on Friday, 61-60, to snap a nine-game losing streak.
Davidson cruises past Spartans on Saturday, 67-45
DAVIDSON, N.C. Freshman Brey Dorsett scored a career-high 11 points for UNC Greensboro, but Davidson used a 24-2 run spanning halftime to blow open what had been a tie game, and the Wildcats cruised to a 67-45 win over UNC Greensboro on Saturday at John M. Belk Arena.
Spartans rally past Georgia Southern to even SoCon record
STATESBORO, Ga. Monique Floyd hit the go-ahead layup with 2:20 to play and forced a crucial jump ball with 30.6 seconds left as UNC Greensboro rallied past Georgia Southern on Tuesday, 45-42 for its second Southern Conference win of the season.
Clapper named SoCon Student-Athlete of the Week
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - UNC Greensboro redshirt freshman Amy Clapper has been named the Southern Conference's Student-Athlete of the Week for games Dec. 16-22, the league office announced Wednesday.
UNCG cancels "Education in the World of Sport" clinic
GREENSBORO, N.C. - In light of the weekend's inclement weather and UNC Greensboro's decision to delay the opening of campus until 10 a.m. Monday, UNCG has cancelled Monday's scheduled "Education in the World of Sport" clinic. The Spartans' noon women's basketball game against Samford will go ahead as scheduled.
UNCG's wrestling match vs. Virginia postponed, WBK still on as planned
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro's wrestling match against Virginia that was originally scheduled for 11 a.m. on Saturday has been postponed due to the threat of inclement weather in the Greensboro area over the weekend. UNCG's women's basketball game against Chattanooga will be played as scheduled at 3 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free of charge.
UNCG to host Education in the World of Sport clinic, food drive Dec. 21
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro's women's basketball team has several promotions set for the Spartans' Dec. 21 contest against Samford at Fleming Gym, including an "Education in the World of Sport" clinic and a food drive in conjunction with FOX8 to benefit the Salvation Army.
Hysons career-high 21 lead UNCG past Fordham, 69-63
BRONX, N.Y. Senior guard Lakiah Hyson scored a career-high 21 points, including a pair of free throws to make it a two-possession game with 21.8 seconds left, as UNC Greensboro rallied past Fordham on Saturday, 69-63, to snap a six-game losing streak.
Second-half rally not enough as College of Charleston tops UNCG in SoCon opener
CHARLESTON, S.C. Lakiah Hyson scored a game-high 14 points and Amanda Leigh turned in a personal 11-0 run as UNC Greensboro cut a 24-point second-half deficit to single digits, but the College of Charleston salted away the game at the free throw line to take the Southern Conference opener for both teams, 71-60 on Saturday.
Late rally falls short as Buccaneers top UNCG, 56-54
GREENSBORO, N.C. Kendra Smith and Lakiah Hyson hit 3-pointers just seven seconds apart in a frenetic final minute to pull UNC Greensboro to within two points, but the Spartans last-second shot went begging as Charleston Southern hung on for a 56-54 win Tuesday.
Bowling Green downs UNCG, 80-51
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio Bowling Green turned in a 19-3 second-half run and shot an impressive 53.8 percent from the field to down UNC Greensboro on Friday, 80-51.
No. 3 Ohio State cruises past UNCG, 89-56
COLUMBUS, Ohio Redshirt junior Amanda Leigh matched her career high with five 3-pointers to finish with a team-high 15 points, but that was not nearly enough as UNC Greensboro fell to No. 3 Ohio State on Wednesday, 89-56.
Cold-shooting UNC Greensboro falls at Liberty, 60-42
LYNCHBURG, Va. Liberty freshman Devon Brown scored a game-high 26 points and the Lady Flames took advantage of a cold-shooting UNC Greensboro squad to take a 60-42 win at the Vines Center on Tuesday.
Awuruonye, Patterson sign with Spartans for 2010-11
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro's women's basketball team has signed high school seniors Nneka Awuruonye and Breonna Patterson to National Letters of Intent to play for the Spartans next season, coach Lynne Agee announced Thursday.
Women's basketball tickets go on sale this weekend
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Season and single-game tickets for UNC Greensboro's women's basketball team will go on sale this weekend, with online sales at uncgspartans.com beginning Sunday, Nov. 1.
Grimsley makes pro debut in Germany
GREENSBORO, N.C. - UNC Greensboro alumna Gini Grimsley made her professional debut Saturday, playing 18 minutes for Herner TC in the team's 70-66 loss to the SV Halle Lions in Freiburg, Sepp-Glaser-Halle, Germany, in the Damon Basketball Bundesligen (DBBL) opener for both teams.
UNCG announces women's basketball 2009-10 schedule
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Thirteen home games and a trip to face nationally ranked Ohio State highlight UNC Greensboro's 2009-10 women's basketball schedule, coach Lynne Agee announced Wednesday.
UNCG now accepting summer camp registrations
GREENSBORO, N.C. - The 2011 UNCG summer camp dates are rapidly approaching. Summer camps are available for baseball, basketball, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis and volleyball.