Furman vs Western Carolina

Western Carolina takes down Furman 83-75


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CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) Trey Sumler scored 24 points, on 10-of-23 shooting, as Western Carolina beat Furman 83-75 on Monday.

Brandon Boggs had 15, while James Sinclair and Tawaski King added 13 apiece for Western Carolina (14-11, 7-3 Southern Conference). Sinclair grabbed 10 rebounds and had six assists for the Catamounts.

Sumler moved into third place on Western Carolina's career scoring list, passing Kevin Martin - a member of the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Furman (7-17, 1-10) was led by Stephen Croone with 27 points, 12 from the free throw line. Adonis Rwabigwi added a career-high 17 points, eight rebounds and four blocks for the Paladins.

Furman built an 11-point lead in the second half, but Croone's free throw cut its deficit to 73-71 with 2:17 left.

Sinclair answered with a three-point play and Western Carolina hit 7 of 8 free throws in the final 43 seconds to secure the win.

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Scoreboard
Furman (7-17)344175
Western Carolina (14-11) «335083

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