SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- John-Michael Wright had 24 points, the final four coming from the free throw line in thei final minute-and-a-half, as High Point topped South Carolina Upstate 70-62 on Monday night.
SC-Upstate got within two points, 59-57 with 4:12 left in the game and Bryson Mozone hit two 3-pointers, the second with :22 remaining to get the Spartans within four points after Wright hit a pair from the line to give High Point a seven-point advantage. Wright added two more with :09 left to put the game out of reach.
High Point takes on Gardner-Webb at home on Thursday. South Carolina Upstate plays Winthrop on the road on Thursday.
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