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NC-Greensboro vs Western Carolina

W. Carolina 62, UNC-Greensboro 59

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CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) - Trey Sumler scored 17 points, and Western Carolina made 31 of 38 from the free throw line to hold off UNC Greensboro 62-59 in a Southern Conference game on Saturday afternoon.

UNCG was 13 of 22 from the line.

Preston Ross scored 12 points for the Catamounts (7-9, 4-0). The 4-0 start matches Western Carolina's best in conference play in the 1994-95 season. The Catamounts have won three in a row.

Derrell Armstrong scored 25 points, which tied a season high in an 87-80 loss to Rutgers on Nov. 25, to lead the Spartans (3-11, 1-2), and Nicholas Paulos had 10 points. They are 1-10 in the past 11 games against Western Carolina.

Western Carolina took the lead for good at 47-45 on Ross' two foul shots with 3:54 left. The Catamounts led 55-48 on Sumler's free throws at the 1:10 mark.

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NC-Greensboro Spartans
K. Locke, F272-102-35046
D. Williams, F264-61-36049
N. Paulos, G373-81-120510
D. Armstrong, G289-204-651425
D. Parker, G240-20-04110
K. McNeil240-11-44231
J. Potts232-83-33257
T. Hoffer110-11-23021
Totals 20-5613-223562859
 35.7%59.1% 
Western Carolina Catamounts
T. King, F323-62-47138
J. Sinclair, G383-91-28017
T. Sumler, G383-911-1352217
T. Tankelewicz, G261-80-03023
B. Boggs, G222-85-54049
P. Ross233-66-650312
M. Brown170-16-85126
K. Hall20-00-01000
R. Harrelson20-00-00000
Totals 15-4731-384141762
 31.9%81.6% 
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W. Carolina4-79-15261
Citadel3-910-15296
Samford3-1012-14260
VMI1-116-17339
 
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