Greensboro, N.C. (Nov. 2, 2013) – Junior forward Alaysia Watts recorded a double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds, but the Francis Marion University women's basketball team dropped an exhibition contest to UNC Greensboro 77-56 Saturday morning.
The Patriots will open their regular season Friday, Nov. 8th, on the road against the University of Tampa in the Tampa Classic. Tipoff is set for 2:30 p.m.
FMU got off to a hot start, and led by as many as 11 in the first half before going into halftime with a 36-31 lead. However, the Spartan defense responded in the second half, and held the Patriots without a field goal for the final 9:11 of the game, and UNCG cruised to the 21 point victory.