Connersville graduate Tierra Huntsman tallied a career-high 17 points and senior forward Olivia Parker had 14 rebounds and 11 points to help Gardner-Webb University defeat UNC Greensboro, 59-57, Tuesday night and improve to 4-0.
The Runnin’ Bulldogs made all 5 free throw attempts in the final 90 seconds and played good defense on the Spartans’ final shot to secure the win.
Huntsman shot 6-of-16 from the floor, making 2-of-5 3-pointers and all 3 of her free throw attempts. She also had 4 rebounds and 3 assists in 37 minutes of play.
Candace Brown finished with 17 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists for G-W, with Alexus Hill adding 8 points.
Lucy Mason topped UNC Greensboro wth 28 points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists.
Gardner-Webb hosts the University of the Pacific at 1 p.m. Saturday.
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