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Peterson has 21 points, W. Carolina holds off Alabama A&M

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) Devin Peterson had 21 points while dishing out seven assists as Western Carolina held off a late charge by Alabama A&M, beating the Bulldogs 82-72 to halt a three-game losing skid on Saturday.

Western Carolina (2-5) hit 65 percent (19-29) from the floor in the first half to take a 45-33 lead into the break. The Catamounts cooled off in the second period, making 31 of 60 (52 percent) for the game and Alabama A&M (0-6) rallied late in the second half.

Deriece Parks and Matt Halvorsen had two 3-point jumpers apiece to start the second period to open a 59-42 lead. A&M closed to 79-72 with 2:05 remaining after Arthur Johnson, who finished with 18 points, drilled a trey and Evan Wiley had a layup off a steal. Parks responded with a 3 and the Catamounts got the win.

Marc Gosselin had 14 points with Halvorsen and Parks adding 11 apiece.

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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
12T
away team logo Alabama A&M 0-6 333972
home team logo W. Carolina 2-5 453782
Team Stats
away team logo Alabama A&M 0-6 59.0 PPG 32.3 RPG 13.3 APG
home team logo W. Carolina 2-5 76.5 PPG 37.3 RPG 12.5 APG
Key Players
0
J. Reeder 10.5 PPG 4.5 RPG 2.3 APG 42.1 FG%
2
M. Halvorsen 14.5 PPG 2.8 RPG 3.5 APG 45.0 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Bench
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Bench
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB