SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- Ty Greene scored a game-high 17 points to help South Carolina-Upstate pull away from Hampton 68-49 Wednesday night.
After the game was tied 38-all with 13:43 remaining, SC Upstate closed out Hampton with a 30-11 run. Greene and Craig sparked the run with consecutive 3-pointers.
The Spartans held the Pirates (2-10) to 31 percent (9 of 29) shooting in the second half.
Ricardo Glenn led SC Upstate with 11 rebounds as the Spartans outrebounded Hampton 46-32.
Ahead 28-25 with 1:23 left in the first half, Craig hit back-to-back 3-pointers, including one at the buzzer for a 34-25 Upstate lead at halftime.
Du'Vaughn Maxwell finished with 17 points and 10 rebounds for the Pirates.
SMU has signed a second player from Australia, 6-foot-11 forward Harry Froling, to a national letter of intent. The Mustangs previously signed guard Tom Wilson from Australia.
There's nothing to suggest the Jayhawks won't end up atop the Big 12 for a 13th season in a row. But what about a return to the Final Four?
Colorado State graduate transfer John Gillon has chosen Syracuse, giving the Orange a potential starter at point guard entering the 2016-17 season.
|South Carolina State||12-4||1||19-15|
|North Carolina Central||7-9||6||13-19|
|North Carolina A&T||7-9||6||10-22|