CULLOWHEE, N.C. -- Francis Alonso scored 20 points and UNC Greensboro closed on a 17-2 run for a 69-60 victory over Western Carolina on Thursday night.
UNCG (16-3, 5-1 Southern Conference) has won nine of its last 10 games since a 78-61 loss at then-No. 10 Kentucky on Dec. 1.
Alonso hit a 3-pointer with 7:29 left to spark the decisive run, and Dickey scored all eight of his points during the stretch. Kyrin Galloway's 3-pointer with 3:46 remaining gave the Spartans the lead for good at 59-58. Alonso added a pair of free throws to end it.
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