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Western Carolina holds on to beat Appalachian State 58-53

BOONE, N.C. (AP) Haboubacar Mutombo scored 13 points; Devin Peterson added 11 and Western Carolina held off Appalachian State 58-53 on Saturday.

Western Carolina (3-5) bounced back from a 46-point loss to Marquette on Wednesday and has won two of its last three.

Deriece Parks made a pair of free throws to give the Catamounts a 56-53 lead with 22 seconds left. Emarius Logan drove in for a layup on the Mountaineer's ensuing possession, but his shot rimmed in and out with 11 seconds remaining. Adam Sledd and Elijah Pughsley each split free throws to seal it for Western Carolina.

Ronshad Shabazz scored 17 points on 3-of-17 shooting for Appalachian State (2-5), which shot just 13 of 49 from the floor for 26.5 percent. The Mountaineers made 21 of 30 free throws. Shabazz made nine shots from the line.

The Catamounts made 32 percent of their field goals on 19-of-59 shooting.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
Team Stats
away team logo W. Carolina 6-21 70.0 PPG 38.1 RPG 11.8 APG
home team logo App. St. 8-16 80.7 PPG 38.2 RPG 13.2 APG
Key Players
14
K. Gibson 13.6 PPG 2.1 RPG 1.8 APG 47.2 FG%
2
R. Shabazz 18.2 PPG 3.1 RPG 2.6 APG 44.8 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB