Western Carolina vs Presbyterian

W. Carolina 80, Presbyterian 73

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CLINTON, S.C. (AP) - Harouna Mutombo led four Catamounts in double-figure scoring with 20 points as Western Carolina downed Presbyterian 80-73 on Thursday night.

The Catamounts (2-1) put together a 13-point lead twice inside the game's final five minutes, but Presbyterian hung around until the end.

The Blue Hose (2-2) trimmed the margin to five points on two separate occasions in the closing moments, but the Catamounts converted all eight free throw attempts to secure the victory.

It was the eighth straight win in the all-time series, which Western Carolina now leads 12-1.

Tawaski King finished a perfect 8-for-8 from the floor with a career-best 16 points. Keaton Cole drained three 3-pointers as a part of his 12 points, matching his season-high with three steals to pace the Catamounts.

Presbyterian's leading scorer, Al'Lonzo Coleman, finished with 18 points.

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Scoreboard
Western Carolina (2-1) «344680
Presbyterian (2-2)284573

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Western Carolina Catamounts
T. King, F348-80-150016
T. Sumler, G365-96-6103216
K. Cole, G344-81-222312
H. Mutombo, G337-144-420120
B. Boggs, G303-103-41029
P. Ross153-60-07027
T. Tankelewicz80-20-00120
K. Hall50-10-01020
D. Dunford20-00-00000
J. Sinclair20-00-00010
S. Smithson10-00-00010
Totals 30-5814-172861680
 51.7%82.4% 
Presbyterian Blue Hose
A. Coleman, F397-94-772418
J. Reynolds, C120-20-00050
K. Mutakabbir, G384-126-612214
P. Miller, G318-150-062217
J. Johnson, G307-100-020218
J. Clyburn171-21-25003
R. Hargrave110-11-22111
E. Washington90-02-21002
T. Deihl60-00-00110
R. McTavish60-00-00000
W. Truss10-00-00000
R. McCray00-00-00000
Totals 27-5114-192481773
 52.9%73.7% 
Southern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
ETSU17-427-855
UNC-Green.16-525-1095
Furman14-523-1296
Wofford11-916-17190
Chattanooga10-919-12139
Samford10-1120-16170
Mercer9-1015-17192
Citadel5-1512-21283
W. Carolina4-159-23271
VMI3-166-24329

Big South
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Winthrop15-326-770
UNC-Ash.15-323-1073
Liberty14-421-14173
Gardner-Webb11-719-14186
High Point9-915-16235
Radford8-1014-18227
Campbell7-1119-18247
Char. So.7-1112-19295
Longwood3-156-24343
Presbyterian1-175-25347
 
Other games
MD 42 Final
Alabama 62
Maine 60 Final
UConn 80
Tx A&M 60 Final
Miss St 69
NORFL 55 Final
Florida 91
Niagara 52 Final
Missouri 83
W Illinois 55 Final
Michigan 59
Arizona 81 Final
St John's 72