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UVI Beats UPR-Carolina, 72-54 , on Senior Night

Both teams struggled to find any offense in the beginning of the game as just nine points were scored between the sides with UPR-Carolina holding a slim 5-4 advantage with 14 minutes left in the first half. UPR Carolina scored the next three points but then UVI went on a 13-2 run to take 1 17-10 lead and forced a visiting timeout with just over eight and half minutes remaining in the first half.

The timeout did not slow the momentum as UVI went on to score the next six points and built a 17 point lead. Carolina hit a three-pointer to stop the scoring drought with just under six minutes left in the half.

UVI then proceeded to score the next seven points which gave them a 17-point lead, their largest of the half, before UPR-Carolina outscored the Bucs 12-5 the rest of the half. At halftime, UVI led 36-25.

In the second half, UPR-Carolina cut the lead to eight points, 47-38, but UVI responded by scoring the next 11 points to get their lead back up to 17. After that UPR Carolina never got within single digits and UVI secured the victory on Senior Night.

The Bucs were led by Keith Gilmore 24 points, while Josh Goss and Felix Ramos both had 14 points and Kamoi Lake finished with 10 points to round out the double-digit scorers for UVI. (Courtesy of Mad Hot Media)