Western Carolina vs Western Kentucky

W. Kentucky 92, W. Carolina 81

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - Jamal Crook and T.J. Price scored 26 points each to lead Western Kentucky to a 92-81 victory over Western Carolina on Saturday night.

George Fant scored 11 points and Teeng Akol contributed 10 for the Hilltoppers (2-1).

Trey Sumler knocked down 25 points for Western Carolina, Preston Ross added 19 and Tawaski King chipped in 15.

The Hilltoppers (2-1) defeated Austin Peay in the first game of the Cancun Challenge on Tuesday night, and Western Carolina (1-3) lost at Wichita State Thursday night.

Western Kentucky shot 50.9 percent from the field (28 of 55) and 40 percent (6 of 15) from beyond the arc. The Catamounts almost matched the overall field goal shooting (26 of 58) but were errant from beyond the arc, making only 5 of 21.

It was the first meeting between the Western Kentucky and Western Carolina in 24 years.

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Scoreboard
Western Carolina (1-3)305181
Western Kentucky (2-1) «405292

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Western Carolina Catamounts
T. King, F315-75-742415
T. Tankelewicz, F250-50-02030
P. Ross, F235-68-1051519
T. Sumler, G408-176-652425
B. Boggs, G293-123-45019
J. Sinclair233-52-22038
M. Brown102-40-03035
K. Hall80-00-02000
J. Mendenhall60-10-00020
T. Brummitt50-10-21040
Totals 26-5824-313152981
 44.8%77.4% 
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers
G. Fant, F274-124-941312
T. Akol, C134-72-230310
T. Price, G3710-152-392226
J. Crook, G296-814-1534226
B. Harris, G272-51-24127
O. Akamune172-41-24245
K. Kaspar170-23-41103
C. Dickerson150-10-00110
K. Anyigbo130-12-47032
A. Rostov50-00-00030
S. Drane00-01-20001
Totals 28-5530-4338122392
 50.9%69.8% 
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

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.17-131-535
La. Tech14-423-10117
Old Dominion12-619-12136
UTEP12-615-17222
Rice11-723-12168
Marshall10-820-15112
UAB9-917-16198
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
Charlotte7-1113-17243
FAU6-1210-20282
So. Miss6-129-22331
FIU3-157-24337
North Texas2-168-22339
 
Other games
SDSU 60 Final
MOST 44
OHST 69 Final
RI 58
BYU 68 Final
ND 78
SAM 54 Final
MEMP 65
JXST 58 Final
UNLV 77