Davidson vs Western Carolina

Davidson 79, W. Carolina 74

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CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) - Nik Cochran scored a career-high 32 points on 10-of-13 shooting, including six 3s, to lead Davidson past Western Carolina 79-74 Thursday night in Southern Conference play.

Jake Cohen added 15 points and Tyler Kalinoski added 10 points to help Davidson (12-7, 7-1) win its third straight game.

Trailing 6-5 early, Kalinoski's jumper capped a 25-7 run to put Davidson ahead 30-13 with 7:55 left in the half.

Davidson shot 55.6 percent (15 of 27) in the first half and led 44-31 at halftime.

Western Carolina (8-12, 5-3) fought back in the second half to get within one, 71-70, with 1:37 left, but Cochran answered with a 3-pointer to make it 74-70 with 1:18 remaining.

Western Carolina made just one field goal in the final minute and Davidson made three straight free throws to seal the victory.

Trey Sumler and Brandon Boggs scored 22 points each for the Catamounts.

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Davidson (12-7) «443579
Western Carolina (8-12)314374

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Davidson Wildcats
J. Cohen, F335-83-571315
D. Brooks, F243-63-45149
N. Cochran, G3610-136-631232
J. Kuhlman, G351-61-25504
C. Czerapowicz, G292-81-15146
T. Droney220-20-01530
T. Kalinoski153-32-341210
J. Barham61-11-10003
Totals 25-4717-2232151879
 53.2%77.3% 
Western Carolina Catamounts
T. King, F344-94-590212
T. Sumler, G409-163-465022
J. Sinclair, G352-62-36136
B. Boggs, G319-142-321522
T. Tankelewicz, G212-60-01055
M. Brown150-11-21001
P. Ross101-41-21013
R. Harrelson91-20-00123
K. Hall50-00-00010
Totals 28-5813-192681974
 48.3%68.4% 
Atlantic 10
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Rhode Island6-014-311
Davidson4-19-7132
Duquesne4-213-6227
VCU3-311-8136
UMass3-310-9159
Dayton3-39-999
George Mason3-39-10198
Saint Josephs3-38-9175
Richmond3-35-13219
St. Bona.2-312-543
Geo. Wash.2-49-10196
Saint Louis2-49-10183
La Salle2-48-11161
Fordham1-56-12279

Southern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
ETSU6-015-484
UNC-Green.4-113-586
Wofford4-113-5103
Furman4-213-695
W. Carolina4-28-10195
Mercer3-310-9216
Samford3-37-12266
Citadel1-56-12312
Chattanooga0-66-13310
VMI0-65-12283
 
Other games
PUR 53 Final
MICH 68
TENN 56 Final
MISS 62
VCU 74 Final
RICH 86
UCLA 84 Final
ARIZ 73
BYU 63 Final
GONZ 83