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Steger with 23 leads Western Carolina past Samford 76-69

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) Onno Steger scored 23 points and Western Carolina picked up its first conference win, beating Samford 76-69 on Saturday.

Steger was 9 of 14 from the field including five from distance for the Catamounts (4-13, 1-3 Southern Conference). Kameron Gibson added 20 points and five assists, Carlos Dotson had 13 points and 13 rebounds and Matt Halvorsen had 10 points.

The Catamounts inched ahead 17-14 on a Josh Cottrell 3-pointer with 12:13 to go in the first half, fell behind by six late, then finished the period on a 13-4 run to take a 37-35 lead into the break.

Western Carolina led through most of the second half, outscoring Samford 39-34.

Western Carolina shot 53 percent from the field compared to 45 percent for Samford and had a 33-24 rebounding edge.

Myron Gordon led the Bulldogs (11-6, 1-3) with 21 points.

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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 Samford 11-6 353469
home team logo W. Carolina 4-13 373976
Team Stats
away team logo Samford 11-6 78.3 PPG 40.6 RPG 14.0 APG
home team logo W. Carolina 4-13 72.0 PPG 38.1 RPG 12.2 APG
Key Players
3
J. Sharkey 16.3 PPG 3.8 RPG 7.2 APG 44.4 FG%
4
C. Dotson 13.9 PPG 9.5 RPG 1.5 APG 59.6 FG%
Top Scorers
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PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
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