LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The men's basketball team was given a difficult challenge as they traveled to Spalding for Saturday's action, but Greenville came back with a 125-119 win over the Golden Eagles.
The Panthers led by as many as 20 points in the first half before allowing Spalding to cut their lead to nine points, 69-60, at halftime.
In the second half, Spalding battled back, taking a four point lead with less than four minutes to play. Greenville rose to the occasion, closing the game on a 15-5 run to take the win.
Greenville's top offensive point producer was Kenny Greene, who had 19.
Shane Smith sparked Greenville with nine steals, a career high for him.
The Panthers (16-4, 10-3 SLIAC) travel to Principia for make-up game on Monday at 7 p.m. They are playing the game from January 14 that was cancelled due to inclement weather.
The Panthers are tied with Westminster with identical 10-3 conference marks with five games to play as they are attempting to win their second consecutive SLIAC regular season championship.