South Carolina Upstate topples Jacksonville 79-64

The Associated Press

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) -- Ty Greene scored 24 points to lead South Carolina Upstate over Jacksonville 79-64 Saturday in Atlantic Sun Conference play.

The Spartans (11-10, 5-3), up 38-34 at halftime, stuck it to the conference-leading Dolphins (11-11, 6-3) in the second half. SC Upstate led by as many as 21 points before coasting home to an easy victory.

Greene scored 13 of his 24 points in the first half and the Spartans led by as many as 10 points before the break. Greene then got help from Adrian Rogers (14 points off the bench) and especially Torrey Craig.

Craig's layup and 3-pointer put the Spartan up 50-37. He contributed two foul shots in that spurt leading to a 21-point advantage.

Jodd Maxey chipped in 11 points for SC Upstate.

Keith McDougald and Glenn Powell scored 12 points apiece for Jacksonville, which hit just 2 of 12 3-pointers to the Spartans' 6 of 13.

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