Scores

Final

East Tenn St 54

(10-10, 5-5 A-Sun)

USC Upstate 58

(13-9, 7-3 A-Sun)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    7:00 PM ET, January 27, 2012

    1 2 T
    ETSU 26 2854
    UPST 20 3858

    Top Performers

    East Tennessee State: A. Sollazzo 11 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast, 6 Stl

    USC Upstate: J. Maxey 16 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Stl, 5 Blk

    SC-Upstate 58, ETSU 54

    Associated Press

    SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- Jodd Maxey scored 16 points and South Carolina-Upstate rallied in the second half and held on for a 58-54 win over East Tennessee State on Friday night.

    The Spartans trailed 47-45 before launching a 13-0 run to grab a 58-47 lead with 19 seconds remaining. The rally was capped by two free throws by Ricardo Glenn. East Tennessee State answered with seven straight points, including a dunk at the buzzer by Adam Sollazzo.

    Torrey Craig had 11 points and 10 rebounds while Glenn pulled down 17 rebounds for the Spartans (13-9, 7-3) Atlantic Sun Conference), who have won three games in a row. Ty Greene and Mario Blessing each added 11 points for the Spartans.

    Sheldon Cooley scored 14 points, while Isiah Brown and Sollazzo had 11 apiece for the Bucs (10-10, 5-5), who dropped their third in a row. Brown surpassed 1,000 points in his career.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ETSU
    UPST
    Points 54 58
    FG Made-Attempted 22-55 (.400) 19-60 (.317)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-19 (.211) 4-21 (.190)
    FT Made-Attempted 6-15 (.400) 16-24 (.667)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 10 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 8 11

    2011-12 Season

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