Western Carolina vs Presbyterian

W. Carolina 80, Presbyterian 73

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CLINTON, S.C. (AP) - Harouna Mutombo led four Catamounts in double-figure scoring with 20 points as Western Carolina downed Presbyterian 80-73 on Thursday night.

The Catamounts (2-1) put together a 13-point lead twice inside the game's final five minutes, but Presbyterian hung around until the end.

The Blue Hose (2-2) trimmed the margin to five points on two separate occasions in the closing moments, but the Catamounts converted all eight free throw attempts to secure the victory.

It was the eighth straight win in the all-time series, which Western Carolina now leads 12-1.

Tawaski King finished a perfect 8-for-8 from the floor with a career-best 16 points. Keaton Cole drained three 3-pointers as a part of his 12 points, matching his season-high with three steals to pace the Catamounts.

Presbyterian's leading scorer, Al'Lonzo Coleman, finished with 18 points.

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Scoreboard
Western Carolina (2-1) «344680
Presbyterian (2-2)284573

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Western Carolina Catamounts
T. King, F348-80-150016
T. Sumler, G365-96-6103216
K. Cole, G344-81-222312
H. Mutombo, G337-144-420120
B. Boggs, G303-103-41029
P. Ross153-60-07027
T. Tankelewicz80-20-00120
K. Hall50-10-01020
D. Dunford20-00-00000
J. Sinclair20-00-00010
S. Smithson10-00-00010
Totals 30-5814-172861680
 51.7%82.4% 
Presbyterian Blue Hose
A. Coleman, F397-94-772418
J. Reynolds, C120-20-00050
K. Mutakabbir, G384-126-612214
P. Miller, G318-150-062217
J. Johnson, G307-100-020218
J. Clyburn171-21-25003
R. Hargrave110-11-22111
E. Washington90-02-21002
T. Deihl60-00-00110
R. McTavish60-00-00000
W. Truss10-00-00000
R. McCray00-00-00000
Totals 27-5114-192481773
 52.9%73.7% 
Southern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Furman0-07-3126
ETSU0-06-3150
UNC-Green.0-06-3141
Mercer0-06-4103
Wofford0-06-4167
Chattanooga0-05-5297
Citadel0-04-5293
VMI0-04-5279
W. Carolina0-03-7196
Samford0-02-8251

Big South
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Liberty0-07-3190
UNC-Ash.0-06-4151
Char. So.0-04-3222
Radford0-05-4140
Winthrop0-05-4195
Presbyterian0-05-5259
Campbell0-04-5321
High Point0-04-5294
Longwood0-03-6351
Gardner-Webb0-03-8289
 
Other games
MD 42 Final
Alabama 62
Maine 60 Final
UConn 80
Tx A&M 60 Final
Miss St 69
NORFL 55 Final
Florida 91
Niagara 52 Final
Missouri 83
W Illinois 55 Final
Michigan 59
Arizona 81 Final
St John's 72