Western Carolina vs Furman

W. Carolina 79, Furman 65

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GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) - Trey Sumler scored 24 points and Tom Tankelewicz made five 3-pointers on his way to 17 points as Western Carolina beat Furman 79-65 Wednesday in the Southern Conference opener for both teams.

Sumler, who entered the game averaging 18 points, was 7-of-15 shooting, dished out seven assists and grabbed seven boards for the Catamounts (3-4), who won the rebounding battle 40-32.

Furman led majority of the first half until Sumler's jumper game Western Carolina its first lead of the game, 20-18, with 3:45 left. The Catamounts closed the half on a 7-3 run to take a 27-21 lead into the break.

The Paladins (2-4) cut the deficit to 37-36 after intermission, but the Catamounts used another run, this time 22-8, to pull away. Western Carolina led by as much as 15, 59-44, in the second half.

Colin Reddick led Furman with 15 points, nine rebounds and three blocks.

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Western Carolina Catamounts
P. Ross, F292-51-27145
T. King, F215-71-151411
T. Tankelewicz, F216-90-011317
T. Sumler, G407-158-877324
J. Sinclair, G273-70-01526
B. Boggs, G240-52-45222
J. Mendenhall, F156-70-010012
M. Brown, G120-32-22212
R. Harrelson, G60-10-00000
K. Hall, F30-00-00000
T. Brummitt, F20-10-01000
Total 29-6014-1732191979
 48.3%82.4% 
Furman Paladins
C. Reddick, F265-95-790115
B. Irwin, F241-91-23004
C. Reddick, G-F324-81-27229
S. Croone, G313-116-642412
L. Wideman, G230-41-23101
B. Austin, G313-93-541110
K. Ferrara, F154-62-241410
K. Belfield, G-F101-22-23124
K. Chuisseu, F80-00-01020
Total 21-5821-284081665
 36.2%75.0% 
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Furman11-719-16167
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UNC-Green.10-815-19237
Mercer8-1019-15194
Samford4-1414-19252
VMI4-149-21317
Citadel3-1510-22322
 
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