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Faulkner helps send Western Carolina past Chattanooga 64-61

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP)

Mason Faulkner came off the bench to score 18 points to lead Western Carolina to a 64-61 win over Chattanooga on Saturday.

Carlos Dotson had 15 points and 14 rebounds for Western Carolina (14-7, 6-4 Southern Conference), his fifth straight double-double. Tyler Harris added 12 points. Onno Steger had 10 points and eight rebounds.

David Jean-Baptiste made two free throws to get Chattanooga within a point of Western Carolina, 62-61, but Faulkner got the inbounds pass and raced down the left side before finding Tyler Harris alone for a dunk as time expired. A basket by Dotson had put the Catamounts ahead for good at 58-57 with 38 seconds remaining.

Jean-Baptiste had 17 points for the Mocs (14-9, 5-5). Ramon Vila added 12 points. Matt Ryan had 12 points.

The Catamounts improve to 2-0 against the Mocs on the season. Western Carolina defeated Chattanooga 87-77 on Dec. 3. Western Carolina plays Samford on the road on Wednesday. Chattanooga takes on East Tennessee State at home on Wednesday.

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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 W. Carolina 14-7 283664
home team logo Chattanooga 14-9 273461
Team Stats
away team logo W. Carolina 14-7 78.8 PPG 40.7 RPG 14.5 APG
home team logo Chattanooga 14-9 73.0 PPG 38 RPG 13.8 APG
Key Players
11
M. Faulkner 17.8 PPG 6.0 RPG 5.9 APG 40.4 FG%
32
M. Ryan 15.4 PPG 4.9 RPG 1.9 APG 42.3 FG%
Top Scorers
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PTS REB AST
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0 3PT FG% 0
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Starters
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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
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