Western Carolina vs Western Kentucky

W. Kentucky 92, W. Carolina 81

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - Jamal Crook and T.J. Price scored 26 points each to lead Western Kentucky to a 92-81 victory over Western Carolina on Saturday night.

George Fant scored 11 points and Teeng Akol contributed 10 for the Hilltoppers (2-1).

Trey Sumler knocked down 25 points for Western Carolina, Preston Ross added 19 and Tawaski King chipped in 15.

The Hilltoppers (2-1) defeated Austin Peay in the first game of the Cancun Challenge on Tuesday night, and Western Carolina (1-3) lost at Wichita State Thursday night.

Western Kentucky shot 50.9 percent from the field (28 of 55) and 40 percent (6 of 15) from beyond the arc. The Catamounts almost matched the overall field goal shooting (26 of 58) but were errant from beyond the arc, making only 5 of 21.

It was the first meeting between the Western Kentucky and Western Carolina in 24 years.

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Scoreboard
Western Carolina (1-3)305181
Western Kentucky (2-1) «405292

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Western Carolina Catamounts
T. King, F315-75-742415
T. Tankelewicz, F250-50-02030
P. Ross, F235-68-1051519
T. Sumler, G408-176-652425
B. Boggs, G293-123-45019
J. Sinclair233-52-22038
M. Brown102-40-03035
K. Hall80-00-02000
J. Mendenhall60-10-00020
T. Brummitt50-10-21040
Totals 26-5824-313152981
 44.8%77.4% 
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers
G. Fant, F274-124-941312
T. Akol, C134-72-230310
T. Price, G3710-152-392226
J. Crook, G296-814-1534226
B. Harris, G272-51-24127
O. Akamune172-41-24245
K. Kaspar170-23-41103
C. Dickerson150-10-00110
K. Anyigbo130-12-47032
A. Rostov50-00-00030
S. Drane00-01-20001
Totals 28-5530-4338122392
 50.9%69.8% 
Southern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Furman0-09-3108
UNC-Green.0-08-389
Wofford0-07-4153
ETSU0-06-4129
Mercer0-06-5123
VMI0-05-5297
Chattanooga0-05-6275
Citadel0-05-6309
W. Carolina0-04-7186
Samford0-03-8269

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.0-07-226
Marshall0-08-3155
Old Dominion0-08-359
La. Tech0-07-499
So. Miss0-07-4258
UAB0-07-4219
Western Ky.0-07-470
FAU0-06-4211
North Texas0-07-5187
UT-San Antonio0-07-5230
FIU0-05-6312
Charlotte0-03-6330
UTEP0-03-6199
Rice0-03-8272
 
Other games
SDSU 60 Final
MOST 44
OHST 69 Final
RI 58
BYU 68 Final
ND 78
SAM 54 Final
MEMP 65
JXST 58 Final
UNLV 77