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12-11-2019
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GREENSBORO, N.C.  – UNCG women's basketball faces off with Greensboro rivals North Carolina A&T this Thursday, playing the Aggies at Corbett Sports Center at 5:30 p.m. The Spartans are looking to build off their 64-49 win over visiting Georgia State this past weekend, in hopes of dealing A&T its first home loss of the 2019-20 season. 

Who: NC A&T
Where: Corbett Sports Center | Greensboro, N.C.
When: Thursday, December 12 | 5:30 p.m. 
Live Stats

Series History

-- UNCG is 13-5 against the Aggies all-time, and have not played their crosstown rival since the 2001-02 season

-- The Spartans have not lost to NC A&T since the 1990-91 season, they are currently on a 10 game-win streak against the program

Five Facts To Know

-- The Spartans rank among the top shooters in the nation, their 39.2 three-point field goal percentage ranks 16th in the country, while their 46.4 overall field goal percentage sits 19th

-- Part of UNCG's efficient shooting can be traced back to guard Nadine Soliman, whose 19.9 points per game lead the Southern Conference and stand 17th in Division I women's basketball

-- Soliman set a new program record in the Spartans' 64-49 win over Georgia State last weekend, hitting the 196th three-pointer of her career, more than any other player in UNCG history

-- UNCG has won five of its last six contests, outscoring opponents by an average of 74.2 to 51.0 (+23.2)

-- Aja Boyd has scored in double-digits in each of the Spartans' last six contests, averaging 12.7 points per game over that span

The Aggies

-- NC A&T forces an average of 24.88 turnovers per game, placing the Aggies fifth overall in the nation

-- The Aggies are 3-0 when playing at home this season, their lone Division I win at the Corbett Sports Center came in an 80-69 final against ETSU 

Coming Up Next

The Spartans stay on the road with a trip to the College of Charleston this coming Monday at 6:30 p.m. UNCG has a 24-14 record against the Cougars overall, beating the side in each of their last two meetings. 

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