Western Carolina vs Georgia Southern

W. Carolina 71, Georgia Southern 62

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STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) - Brandon Boggs scored 18 points and Trey Sumler added 17 as Western Carolina defeated Georgia Southern 71-62 Saturday night in a Southern Conference game.

Boggs scored nine points in a 14-4 run for the Catamounts (9-15, 6-6) at the start of the second half that gave them a 48-38 lead with 13:21 remaining.

The Catamounts ended a four-game losing streak, which included a 72-66 home loss to Georgia Southern on Jan. 26.

Western Carolina shot 52.7 percent (29 of 55) in Saturday's game to 36 percent (18 of 50) for the Eagles (10-15, 4-8), whose 54.9 percent shooting in the first meeting was the best by a Catamounts opponent this season.

Tawaski King added 14 points for Western Carolina, and Tom Tankelewicz had nine points and eight rebounds.

C.J. Reed led Georgia Southern with 20 points, including 14 in the first half, and Brian Holmes scored 13.

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Western Carolina (9-15) «343771
Georgia Southern (10-15)342862

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Western Carolina Catamounts
T. Tankelewicz, F353-102-28349
T. King, F346-102-551314
T. Sumler, G386-123-552217
B. Boggs, G348-110-130218
J. Sinclair, G272-30-14334
P. Ross122-50-06114
M. Brown111-20-01412
J. Mendenhall50-00-02040
R. Harrelson41-20-00013
Totals 29-557-1437142171
 52.7%50% 
Georgia Southern Eagles
E. Ferguson, F361-55-62147
S. Mike, F161-31-21023
K. Dunnican, F90-00-01000
C. Reed, G355-167-750020
C. Roberts, G283-71-22228
C. Baskerville212-40-06125
B. Holmes194-74-722113
M. Baynham182-42-25046
T. Bussey180-40-02200
Totals 18-5020-262981562
 36%76.9% 
Southern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UNC-Green.0-04-1149
Mercer0-04-274
Citadel0-03-2120
Wofford0-03-3319
Furman0-02-2132
VMI0-02-2252
Chattanooga0-02-3264
ETSU0-02-3189
Samford0-01-4159
W. Carolina0-01-4137

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ga. Southern0-05-132
Coast. Car.0-04-2117
UL Lafayette0-04-275
UT-Arlington0-02-14
Georgia St.0-03-279
App. St.0-03-3328
S. Alabama0-03-3158
Troy0-03-3201
Texas St.0-02-2221
Arkansas St.0-02-3190
UL-Monroe0-01-3208
Little Rock0-00-4217
 
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GTOWN 69 Final
RUT 63
MICH 62 Final
WISC 65
MISS 79 Final
MIZZ 98
OKST 72 Final
TEXAS 59
BUTL 59 Final
GW 56
DEP 78 Final
MU 89
UNC 61 Final
MIAMI 87
KAN 66 Final
OKLA 72
MSST 58 Final
FLA 83
PITT 62 Final
CINCY 52
IAST 70 Final
KSU 79
MIST 78 Final
PUR 65
LMU 55 Final
GONZ 74
UTAH 64 Final
ORE 73
LOU 101 Final
ND 104
NMEX 55 Final
UNLV 64
ILLST 75 Final
CREI 72