Greensboro, NC - The JWU Men's Basketball Team took on NCAA D1 opponent UNC Greensboro on Friday night. After a tight first half, the Wildcats fell 105-57.
The Spartans (3-1) are coming off of an NCAA tournament appearance in 17-18, but the Wildcats were up to the challenge early. Late into the first half, JWU (2-3) trailed by just five points before UNCG pulled away for good.
Robert Hobson led JWU with 15 points on five first half three-pointers.
"We proved today, for 18 min, that we can compete with the best in college basketball. We will take this loss and continue to learn and grow from it.That was an outstanding, fundamentally sound basketball team that came at us with everything they had," reflected JWU Head Coach Dan Larkin. "From here on out it's about finishing out those other 22 minutes. Extremely proud of our guys"
The Wildcats return to action in Nov. 26 as they host Webber International for a 5:00 pm tip.