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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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
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

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UAB16-226-783
Middle Tenn.13-525-1078
La. Tech12-623-9122
Old Dominion12-622-13140
Marshall12-617-16128
UTEP10-819-14214
Charlotte9-914-19234
Western Ky.8-1018-16158
FIU7-1113-19270
North Texas7-1112-20295
Rice7-1112-20279
So. Miss5-138-21315
FAU5-138-25300
UT-San Antonio3-155-27347
 
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