UNC-Greensboro beats Chattanooga 62-49
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP)—Mikko Koivisto scored 15 points and Ben Stywall had his ninth double-double of the season to help North Carolina-Greensboro overcome an early double-digit deficit to beat Chattanooga 62-49 on Thursday night.
Stywall finished with 13 points and 15 rebounds—four offensive—for the Spartans (4-15, 3-5 Southern Conference), who avenged their 58-45 lost to Chattanooga on Jan. 11.
The Mocs (11-8, 3-3) scored the game’s first seven points and took a 24-8 lead on a three-point play by Ricky Taylor, who finished with 21 points on 8 of 18 shooting.
But North Carolina-Greensboro outplayed the Mocs the rest of the way, tying the game at 38-38 on Kendall Toney’s 3-pointer with 12:35 to play. Toney, who scored nine points, followed with another 3 to spark a 14-2 run.
The Spartans, who shot 22.9 percent in the first half, made 50 percent of their attempts after halftime.