Western Carolina vs The Citadel

W. Carolina 72, The Citadel 55

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Trey Sumler scored 17 points and Tom Tankelewicz chipped in 14 to lead Western Carolina to a 72-55 Southern Conference victory over The Citadel on Saturday night.

Preston Ross scored 11 points and Brandon Boggs chipped in 10 for the Catamounts (5-9, 3-0), who are 3-0 in the league for the first time since the 2008-09 season. Sumler also had six assists, four steals and four rebounds. Western Carolina had lost three in a row, but two of the losses came to Georgetown (81-68) and Tennessee (66-52).

Marshall Harris III and P.J. Horgan scored 10 points apiece for the Bulldogs (3-9, 0-2), who have lost eight in a row.

The Catamounts led 36-25 at halftime and the closest the Bulldogs got in the second half was six points twice, the last at 46-40 on Mike Groselle's layup with 8:36 to go.

The Catamounts won the turnover battle 16-9.

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Scoreboard
Western Carolina (5-9) «363672
The Citadel (3-9)253055

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Western Carolina Catamounts
T. King, F363-83-46239
T. Tankelewicz, F365-100-021214
T. Sumler, G396-154-446217
B. Boggs, G294-82-232010
J. Sinclair, G282-50-03114
P. Ross135-71-4100111
M. Brown121-30-02003
J. Mendenhall51-10-00002
K. Hall10-00-00010
R. Harrelson10-02-20002
Totals 27-5712-1635121072
 47.4%75% 
The Citadel Bulldogs
S. Elmore, F161-20-05032
M. Groselle, C304-50-02318
M. Harris III, G302-74-403210
A. Moore, G222-80-00305
M. Van Scyoc, G202-80-01015
P. Horgan234-52-281210
Q. Marshall202-50-01114
R. Robinson182-30-02106
D. Setzekorn111-31-23013
J. Jenkins101-20-00232
Totals 21-487-824141455
 43.8%87.5% 
Southern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
ETSU17-427-855
UNC-Green.16-525-1095
Furman14-523-1296
Wofford11-916-17190
Chattanooga10-919-12139
Samford10-1120-16170
Mercer9-1015-17192
Citadel5-1512-21283
W. Carolina4-159-23271
VMI3-166-24329
 
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