Missouri State 79, UNC-Greensboro 52
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP)—Deven Mitchell scored 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead Missouri State to a 79-52 win over North Carolina-Greensboro Saturday in the championship game of the Price Cutter Classic.
Mitchell, the tournament’s most valuable player, and Drew Richards scored 12 of the first 15 Missouri State points in the second half to lead the Bears (2-1) to a 36-28 lead with 13:18 left.
UNC-Greensboro (2-1) made just one field goal in the first 9:30 of the second half and trailed 51-33 after Kevin Oleksiak hit a 3-pointer for the Spartans with 9:30 left.
Missouri State shot 62.5 percent in the second half, making 20 of 32 while UNC-Greensboro shot 30.3 percent on 10 of 33.
Dale Lamberth scored 20 for Missouri State, including 4 of 8 on 3-point attempts. Richards finished with 14 points. Justin Fuehrmeyer had 12 assists.
Kyle Hines led UNC-Greensboro with 12 points. Oleksiak finished with 11.