Sophomore guard Isaiah Miller made a one-hander off the glass with five seconds to go, giving the Spartans the victory.
There were three lead changes in the final minute. Miller made a jumper with 34 seconds left and UNCG led 58-57. Daivien Williamson made two free throws for a 59-58 ETSU lead with 15 seconds left. At that point, UNCG inbounded to Miller, who brought the ball upcourt, drove to his right down the lane, spun and made the game-winner.
Jeromy Rodriguez had 16 points and 17 rebounds for the Buccaneers (22-8, 12-5). Tray Boyd III added 11 points. Williamson had 10 points.
The Spartans improve to 2-0 against the Buccaneers this season. UNC Greensboro defeated East Tennessee State 75-68 on Jan. 19. UNC Greensboro faces The Citadel on the road on Thursday. East Tennessee State finishes out the regular season against Western Carolina at home on Saturday.