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UNC Greensboro Open Thread

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Tonight the Nittany Lions face off against the UNC Greensboro Spartans at the Bryce Jordan Center. The Spartans are heavily favored to win the Southern Conference this year after going 12-19 a year ago. They almost everyone from last year including the fantastic inside/outside duo of Kyle Hines and Ricky Hickman. UNC dropped their first game of the year to Marshall 80-82 in OT despite 49 points from the pair of Hines (38) and Hickman (11).

The Cornley/Hines battle will be well worth the price of admission. It promises to be a physical battle in the paint. Somebody for the Lions is going to have to step up and play some perimeter defense to contain Hickman or the Lions could be in for a very disappointing evening.

Probable Lineup

Probable Starters H/W Class PPG RPG
Ricky Hickman - G 6-3/175 Sr 11.0 1.0
Kevin Oleksiak - G 6-4/195 Jr 4.0 5.0
Kyle Hines - F 6-6/230 Jr 38.0 12.0
Ben Stywall - F 6-5/210 Fr 8.0 8.0
Bart Tooms - F 6-11/240 Sr 0.0 3.0
Off The Bench
Mikko Koivisto - G 6-4/195 Fr 12.0 6.0
Matt Akinosho - F 6-7/210 Jr 2.0 2.0