ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Isaiah Miller scored 25 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and had six assists as top-seeded UNC Greensboro earned a berth in the NCAA Tournament with a 69-61 win over seventh-seeded Mercer on Monday night in the Southern Conference championship.
Mercer (18-10, 11-9) vs. UNC Greensboro (20-8, 15-5)
Southern Conference Tourney Championship, Harrah's Cherokee Center, Asheville, North Carolina; Monday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Mercer is set to meet UNC Greensboro in the Championship of the SoCon tourney. UNC Greensboro swept the two-game regular season series. The teams last played on Feb. 13, when the Spartans shot 45.5 percent from the field en route to the three-point victory.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Isaiah Miller scored 21 points, including a monster dunk with just over a minute left, and UNC Greensboro defeated East Tennessee State 77-65 in the semifinals of the Southern Conference tournament on Sunday.
East Tennessee State (13-11, 9-7) vs. UNC Greensboro (19-8, 14-5)
Southern Conference Tourney Semifinals, Harrah's Cherokee Center, Asheville, North Carolina; Sunday, 5 p.m. EST
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Isaiah Miller had 21 points as top-seeded UNC Greensboro defeated The Citadel 80-72 in the Southern Conference tournament quarterfinals on Saturday.
Angelo Allegri and Hayden Koval each added 13 points for UNC Greensboro (19-8). A.J. McGinnis had 10 points. Keyshaun Langley scored only three points despite entering the matchup as the Spartans' second leading scorer at 10 points per game.
The Citadel (13-11, 6-11) vs. No. 1 seed UNC Greensboro (18-8, 13-5)
Southern Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, Harrah's Cherokee Center, Asheville, North Carolina; Saturday, 12 p.m. EST
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Angelo Allegri had 17 points as UNC Greensboro topped Chattanooga 74-66 on Saturday.
Jarrett Hensley had 12 points for UNC Greensboro (10-5, 5-2 Southern Conference), which earned its fourth straight win. Kaleb Hunter added 10 points and seven rebounds. Isaiah Miller had six rebounds.
Darius Banks had 18 points for the Mocs (12-5, 3-5). David Jean-Baptiste added 13 points. Malachi Smith had 12 points and six rebounds.
UNC Greensboro (9-5, 4-2) vs. Chattanooga (12-4, 3-4)
McKenzie Arena, Chattanooga, Tennessee; Saturday, 12 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Two guards will be on display as Isaiah Miller and UNC Greensboro will face Malachi Smith and Chattanooga. The senior Miller has scored 24 percent of the team's points this season and is averaging 18.6 over his last five games. Smith, a junior, is averaging 16.4 points over the last five games.