NC-Greensboro vs Western Carolina

W. Carolina 73, UNC-Greensboro 69


CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) - Harouna Mutombo led four Western Carolina players in double figures with 18 points and the Catamounts defeated UNC Greensboro 73-69 on Saturday.

Brandon Boggs added 17 points, Keaton Cole 15 and Trey Sumler 10 for Western Carolina (5-4, 2-0 Southern Conference).

UNC Greensboro led 36-34 at halftime, and opened up the second half with five straight points.

The Spartans then went up 44-43, before Western Carolina outscored them 6-2 to lead 49-46 on Trey Sumler's free throws with 12:12 remaining. The Catamounts wouldn't trail the rest of the way.

Western Carolina, which won their third straight, outrebounded the Spartans 40-37 and outscored them 14-10 on second-chance points.

Aaron Brackett tallied a double-double for UNC Greensboro (2-6, 0-2) with 13 points and 13 rebounds. Drew Parker added 14 points, Korey Van Dussen 13 and Trevis Simpson 12 for the Spartans, who lost their third straight.

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NC-Greensboro Spartans
A. Brackett, F375-93-4131313
T. Simpson, F304-113-541312
D. Armstrong, G294-155-753313
D. Parker, G264-52-224214
D. Williams, G203-30-06046
K. Van Dussen253-51-22119
K. Randall181-30-00022
N. Paulos80-20-01000
T. Hoffer50-10-01020
A. Henry20-10-00000
Totals 24-5514-2037102069
Western Carolina Catamounts
T. King, F252-60-03044
P. Ross, F142-40-05044
T. Sumler, G393-124-498410
H. Mutombo, G324-129-1172218
B. Boggs, G306-121-282117
K. Cole265-100-030215
K. Hall201-31-23123
I. Hollis81-10-01012
J. Sinclair30-00-11000
T. Tankelewicz30-10-00000
Totals 24-6115-2040132073
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
W. Carolina4-38-11189
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