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Ty Greene scores 25 points and SC Upstate handles North Florida 80-63


SPARTANBURG, South Carolina — Ty Greene scored 25 points and South Carolina Upstate handled North Florida 80-63 on Thursday.

Greene was 9 of 18 from the floor with seven rebounds. ShunQuez Stephens had 14 points with 10 boards and Fred Miller added 10 points as the Spartans (19-7, 6-3 Atlantic Sun) shot 51 percent, was 7 of 12 from beyond the arc and outrebounded North Florida 41-28.

SC Upstate trailed much of the first half, but Stephens' jumper with 23 seconds left sent the teams to the lockers tied at 36.

Upstate held a four-point lead with 9:45 left but went on a 17-2 run — including a 3-pointer by Miller — to take control of the game.

Chris Davenport led North Florida (15-11, 7-2) with 17 points while Beau Beach added 11 points.

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