Scores

Final

W Carolina 78

(6-9, 3-0 Southern)

    7:00 PM ET, January 7, 2013

    Ramsey Center, Cullowhee, North Carolina

    1 2 T
    WWN 25 2853
    WCU 30 4878

    Top Performers

    Warren Wilson: T. Johnson 11 Pts, 2 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    Western Carolina: T. Sumler 18 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    W. Carolina 78, Warren Wilson 53

    Associated Press

    CULLOWHEE, N.C. -- Trey Sumler posted 18 points and five rebounds to lead Western Carolina over Division II program Warren Wilson 78-53 Monday night in nonconference play.

    James Sinclair and Tom Tankelewicz each added 11 points for Western Carolina, which won back-to-back games for just the second time this season. Aside from Sumler, Sinclair and Tankelewicz, Western Carolina (6-9) got scoring contributions from 10 players, including 30 points off the bench.

    Warren Wilson (7-7) was led by 13 points from Tyler Triplett. The Owls drew within two, 30-28, behind a Ty Johnson 3 to open the second half but Western Carolina used a 23-10 run over the next 10 minutes to pull away. Sumler capped the run with a fast-break layup as the Catamounts took a 53-38 lead midway through the second half.

    Western Carolina shot 47.5 percent (28 of 59) from the field and scored 25 points of 23 Warren Wilson turnovers.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WWN
    WCU
    Points 53 78
    FG Made-Attempted 21-50 (.420) 28-59 (.475)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-13 (.308) 5-23 (.217)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-14 (.500) 17-22 (.773)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 5 27

    2012-13 Season

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