published Thursday, March 3rd, 2011

Wofford holds off UNC Greensboro

Wofford nearly let a 20-point second-half lead slip away tonight at McKenzie Arena, but the 11th-seeded Terriers held off a big rally by UNC Greensboro to advance in the Southern Conference women’s basketball tournament.

The Terriers survived 69-64 and will face the third-seeded University of Tennessee at Chattanooga on Saturday.

Wofford led 40-29 at the half and had the lead at 51-31 with 17:05 to play after a very strong start to the second period. After that, the No. 6 seeded Spartans rallied.

The Spartans’ Brey Dorsett had a chance to tie the game at 65 with 53.2 seconds left, but she only hit 1 of 2 free throws. April Moorhouse, who scored a game-high 20 points, hit two free throws for Wofford to seal the win.

For more SoCon tourney coverage, see tomorrow's Times Free Press. You can also follow beat writer John Frierson on Twitter at twitter.com/mocsbeatCTFP.

about John Frierson...

John Frierson is in his seventh year at the Times Free Press and seventh year covering University of Tennessee at Chattanooga athletics. The bulk of his time is spent covering Mocs football, but he also writes about women’s basketball and the big-picture issues and news involving the athletic department. A native of Athens, Ga., John grew up a few hundred yards from the University of Georgia campus. Instead of becoming a Bulldog he attended Ole ...

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