Booth leads Mountaineers past Spartans, 91-68

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BOONE, N.C. (AP)—Jeremi Booth scored 16 points Saturday to lead Appalachian State past North Carolina-Greensboro 91-68.

Ryann Abraham added 15 points off the bench for the Mountaineers (9-6, 4-2 Southern Conference), who used a 19-2 first-half run to take control.

Kyle Hines had 20 points to lead the Spartans (9-6, 3-3), who trailed 30-8 early and 46-30 at halftime.

Booth went 5-for-5 in the first half, including four 3-pointers, to help the Mountaineers take the early lead. UNC Greensboro closed to 11 points early in the second half, but Appalachian State responded with a 17-8 run to earn its fourth straight win.

The Mountaineers had season-high totals in points and victory margin along with 22 assists and nine blocked shots.

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 N.C. Greensboro
K. Hines K. Hines
9-20,  20 Pts
9 Rebs, 1 Assists
 Appalachian St.
J. Clayton J. Clayton
3-6,  8 Pts
13 Rebs, 4 Assists

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