UNCG battles Johnson & Wales (NC)

Johnson & Wales (NC) vs. UNC Greensboro (8-4)

Michael B. Fleming Gymnasium, Greensboro, North Carolina; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The UNC Greensboro Spartans are set to battle the Wildcats of NAIA member Johnson & Wales (NC). UNC Greensboro is coming off a 62-51 win over Maryland-Baltimore County in its most recent game.

BIG MEN ON CAMPUS: De’Monte Buckingham has averaged 13.4 points and 7.8 rebounds this year for UNC Greensboro. Complementing Buckingham is Bas Leyte, who is averaging nine points and 5.6 rebounds per game.MIGHTY MESHIDA: Nathan Meshida has connected on 66.7 percent of the three 3-pointers he’s attempted. He’s also made 50 percent of his foul shots this season.

DID YOU KNOW: UNC Greensboro went 5-4 overall when playing out-of-conference competition last year. The Spartans put up 70.2 points per contest across those nine games.

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