GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Jay Canty scored 17 points and Appalachian State again dominated UNC Greensboro in the second half to sweep the season series 77-66 Sunday.
The Mountaineers (12-14, 8-7 Southern Conference) shot 62.5 percent in the second half in beating the Spartans 83-70 on Jan. 14. On Sunday, they hit 55.6 percent (15 of 27) after halftime to turn a 32-30 intermission advantage into an 11-point victory.
The Spartans made just 43.2 percent (16 of 37) after halftime, including a 4-of-18 showing from 3-point range.
Appalachian State made 15 of 24 free throws to the Spartans' 5 of 9, edged UNC Greensboro in rebounds 44-33 and won despite a 16-9 turnover disadvantage.
Authorities say former Michigan State basketball player Keith Appling has been charged with carrying a concealed weapon and other crimes.
Point guard Jaylen Fisher, who reopened his recruitment after coaching changes at UNLV, has committed to TCU over a long list of schools.
Forward Kennedy Meeks, who has averaged 9.4 points and 6.5 rebounds at North Carolina, has pulled out of the NBA draft and will return to the Tar Heels.