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
Wofford16-228-747
Chattanooga15-322-10112
Mercer12-619-16212
W. Carolina9-915-17221
ETSU8-1016-14192
VMI7-1111-19287
Samford6-1213-19305
Citadel6-1211-19327
UNC-Green.6-1211-22309
Furman5-1311-22293

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
La. Tech15-327-958
Old Dominion13-527-846
UTEP13-522-1178
Western Ky.12-620-12117
UAB12-620-16129
Middle Tenn.9-919-17139
FIU8-1016-17217
UT-San Antonio8-1014-16237
North Texas8-1014-17224
Rice8-1012-20248
Charlotte7-1114-18211
Marshall7-1111-21296
So. Miss4-149-20283
FAU2-169-20303
 
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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