Western Carolina vs Wofford

W. Carolina 82, Wofford 59

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ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Harouna Mutombo led six players in double figures with 17 points as Western Carolina took down Wofford 82-59 in the quarterfinals of the Southern Conference tournament.

Keaton Cole had 16, Tawaski King 14, Trey Sumler 12 and Brandon Boggs and Preston Ross had 11 apiece for the third-seeded Catamounts (16-17).

Wofford (19-13) entered intermission trailing 38-32 but Western Carolina opened the second half on a 13-4 run to take a 51-36 lead with 15:36 left to play.

The Catamounts pushed that lead to 77-59 behind a 3-pointer from Cole with 3:16 remaining.

Western Carolina outscored second-seeded Wofford 44-27 in the second half and held the Terriers to just 32.8-percent (20 of 61) shooting overall. The Terriers hit just 3 of 24 3-point attempts.

Brad Loesing led Wofford with 23 points but shot just 8 of 17 from the field.

Western Carolina takes on UNC Greenville on Sunday in the semifinals.

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Western Carolina Catamounts
T. King, F327-100-0101214
T. Sumler, G393-86-695212
K. Cole, G345-74-511116
B. Boggs, G314-70-031411
H. Mutombo, G266-123-582317
P. Ross134-53-501211
J. Sinclair130-11-25021
K. Hall90-00-01040
I. Hollis10-00-01000
S. Smithson10-20-01010
T. Tankelewicz10-00-00000
Totals 29-5217-2340112182
 55.8%73.9% 
Wofford Terriers
L. Skinner, F324-114-582412
D. Crowell, F294-61-210049
K. Giltner, G391-150-21033
B. Loesing, G398-175-925423
K. Cochran, G322-103-55037
A. Smith171-13-45015
J. Byrd70-00-00000
L. Brown10-10-20000
M. Steelman10-00-00000
J. Swinton10-00-00000
J. Tecklenburg10-00-01000
T. Wagener10-00-00000
D. Rinksalis00-00-00000
Totals 20-6116-293471959
 32.8%55.2% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Chattanooga15-329-650
ETSU14-423-1186
Furman11-719-16167
Wofford11-715-17200
W. Carolina10-816-18166
UNC-Green.10-815-19237
Mercer8-1019-15194
Samford4-1414-19252
VMI4-149-21317
Citadel3-1510-22322
 
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