Davidson vs Western Carolina

Davidson 79, W. Carolina 74

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CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) - Nik Cochran scored a career-high 32 points on 10-of-13 shooting, including six 3s, to lead Davidson past Western Carolina 79-74 Thursday night in Southern Conference play.

Jake Cohen added 15 points and Tyler Kalinoski added 10 points to help Davidson (12-7, 7-1) win its third straight game.

Trailing 6-5 early, Kalinoski's jumper capped a 25-7 run to put Davidson ahead 30-13 with 7:55 left in the half.

Davidson shot 55.6 percent (15 of 27) in the first half and led 44-31 at halftime.

Western Carolina (8-12, 5-3) fought back in the second half to get within one, 71-70, with 1:37 left, but Cochran answered with a 3-pointer to make it 74-70 with 1:18 remaining.

Western Carolina made just one field goal in the final minute and Davidson made three straight free throws to seal the victory.

Trey Sumler and Brandon Boggs scored 22 points each for the Catamounts.

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Davidson Wildcats
J. Cohen, F335-83-571315
D. Brooks, F243-63-45149
N. Cochran, G3610-136-631232
J. Kuhlman, G351-61-25504
C. Czerapowicz, G292-81-15146
T. Droney220-20-01530
T. Kalinoski153-32-341210
J. Barham61-11-10003
Totals 25-4717-2232151879
 53.2%77.3% 
Western Carolina Catamounts
T. King, F344-94-590212
T. Sumler, G409-163-465022
J. Sinclair, G352-62-36136
B. Boggs, G319-142-321522
T. Tankelewicz, G212-60-01055
M. Brown150-11-21001
P. Ross101-41-21013
R. Harrelson91-20-00123
K. Hall50-00-00010
Totals 28-5813-192681974
 48.3%68.4% 
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Rhode Island9-517-952
Richmond9-515-1199
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La Salle8-614-1198
Davidson7-714-11107
Geo. Wash.6-814-13132
Fordham6-812-15193
Saint Louis4-109-18249
UMass3-1113-14182
Saint Josephs3-1110-16164
Duquesne3-1110-17230

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ETSU12-322-679
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Chattanooga10-519-889
Wofford9-714-15203
Samford7-816-12168
Mercer7-813-15202
VMI3-126-20320
Citadel2-139-19306
W. Carolina2-137-21260
 
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