Western Carolina vs Appalachian State

Appalachian St. 74, W. Carolina 65

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BOONE, N.C. (AP) - Nathan Healy scored 24 points and grabbed eight rebounds to help Appalachian State to a 74-65 win over Western Carolina on Saturday.

Jay Canty finished with 19 points, eight rebounds and five assists for the Mountaineers (9-12, 5-5 Southern Conference), who snapped a two-game losing streak.

Appalachian State used a strong first half to build a double-digit lead. The Mountaineers took their largest lead of the game at 35-21 when Healy made two free throws with 3:59 left.

Western Carolina almost overcame the deficit, trimming the Mountaineers' lead to 65-64 when James Sinclair scored on a layup with 2:06 left in the second half. But the Catamounts pulled no closer, as Appalachian State closed out the game with a 9-1 run.

Trey Sumler scored 21 points but had eight turnovers for Western Carolina (8-14, 5-5), which has lost three straight games. Sinclair finished with 17 points.

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Western Carolina Catamounts
T. King, F364-81-29349
T. Tankelewicz, F242-70-02035
T. Sumler, G376-168-1131121
J. Sinclair, G347-112-230417
B. Boggs, G182-70-05225
P. Ross231-34-48016
M. Brown200-10-00120
T. Brummitt41-20-00022
R. Harrelson30-10-00000
J. Mendenhall10-00-00000
Totals 23-5615-193571965
 41.1%78.9% 
Appalachian State Mountaineers
N. Healy, F398-114-682124
J. Canty, F346-147-985319
M. Obacha, F281-30-36142
M. Neal, G281-42-22244
T. Hamilton, G243-70-00218
J. Trice214-50-01009
T. Baskin143-50-01026
C. Burgess121-20-00132
Totals 27-5113-2028131874
 52.9%65% 
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ETSU8-1016-14192
VMI7-1111-19287
Samford6-1213-19305
Citadel6-1211-19327
UNC-Green.6-1211-22309
Furman5-1311-22293

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UL-Monroe14-624-14132
UL Lafayette13-722-14143
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S. Alabama9-1112-21275
UALR8-1213-18276
Texas St.7-1314-17236
Arkansas St.6-1411-18277
Troy5-1510-19313
 
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