the republic logo

Ty Greene scores 26 points to help USC Upstate roll past Hampton 68-54

bug
Share/Save/Bookmark

SPARTANBURG, South Carolina — Ty Greene scored 26 points to help South Carolina Upstate roll to a 68-54 victory over Hampton on Saturday.

Greene shot 7 of 14 from the floor and made 10 of 11 free throws. Michael Buchanan had a career-high five blocks and finished with seven points, seven rebounds and two assists. Fred Miller chipped in 10 points with five boards, two assists and two steals for the Spartans (11-4).

USC Upstate closed the first half on a 23-12 run to take a 35-22 halftime lead. Greene made a pair of free throws to stretch the Spartans' lead to 47-28 with 12:28 to play. Hampton pulled within 63-54 with 54 seconds left before the Spartans made 5 of 6 free throws to seal it.

Brian Darden scored 14 points, and Dwight Meikle had nine points, three steals and grabbed a career-best 19 rebounds for Hampton (6-8), which outrebounded USC Upstate 40-38.

Think your friends should see this? Share it with them!

Story copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Feedback, Corrections and Other Requests: AP welcomes feedback and comments from readers. Send an email to info@ap.org and it will be forwarded to the appropriate editor or reporter.


All content copyright ©2015 The Republic, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Privacy policy.