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
Chattanooga5-114-475
UNC-Green.5-114-5122
ETSU4-114-4118
Samford4-213-6136
Furman3-210-8156
Wofford2-37-11242
Mercer2-48-11182
Citadel2-59-11223
VMI1-44-12330
W. Carolina0-55-13232

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.5-015-321
La. Tech4-112-6225
UAB4-111-7128
UT-San Antonio4-19-9312
Old Dominion4-211-7125
Marshall4-211-881
Western Ky.3-39-10226
Rice2-312-6174
So. Miss2-35-12337
UTEP2-34-13346
Charlotte2-48-9227
FAU1-45-11325
North Texas0-56-11297
FIU0-54-14345
 
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