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Western Carolina vs NC-Greensboro

W. Carolina 70, UNC-Greensboro 68

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GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - Trey Sumler scored 21 points and Western Carolina pulled away by making five free throws in the final 1:24 to beat UNC Greensboro 70-68 in a Southern Conference game Thursday night.

Tawaski King scored 13 points and Brandon Boggs 11 for the Catamounts (11-15, 8-6), who have won three in a row after four consecutive losses.

Derrell Armstrong had 18 points, Trevis Simpson scored 15 with eight rebounds and David Williams had 10 points for the Spartans (7-17, 5-8), who have lost four of five.

The Spartans led 66-65 with 1:31 left on Armstrong's free throws, but Western Carolina's Tom Tankelewicz hit a pair to lead 67-66 at 1:24. King made a foul shot at 1:06 for a 68-66 advantage, and Sumler made two with 18 seconds remaining for a 70-66 lead to seal it.

Western Carolina won the rebound battle 41-30, leading to 19 second-chance points.

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Western Carolina Catamounts
T. King, F375-93-660413
T. Tankelewicz, F221-64-44127
T. Sumler, G396-147-824421
B. Boggs, G303-145-631311
J. Sinclair, G301-21-28213
M. Brown253-50-05339
P. Ross133-70-16126
J. Mendenhall30-00-01000
R. Harrelson10-20-00000
Totals 22-5920-2741121970
 37.3%74.1% 
NC-Greensboro Spartans
T. Simpson, F316-170-080215
D. Williams, F303-64-641410
K. Locke, F242-43-65137
D. Armstrong, G295-76-623318
D. Parker, G220-31-20211
N. Paulos185-84-430016
K. Van Dussen170-10-01140
K. McNeil160-01-22011
J. Potts130-20-01220
Totals 21-4819-2630102068
 43.8%73.1% 
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VMI4-68-13250
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Citadel3-68-12326
UNC-Green.2-66-15334
Samford2-89-14313
 
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