CULLOWHEE, N.C. -- Elijah Pughsley made three 3-pointers and had a season-high 18 points on Thursday night to help Western Carolina beat Warren Wilson 96-45.
The Catamounts (3-4) never trailed, opening with a 25-12 run, leading 44-22 at half and reaching their largest lead at the final score.
Marc Gosselin led Western Carolina with 11 rebounds. The Catamounts outrebounded the Owls 57-26, limiting Warren Wilson to just three offensive boards.
Steven Horton, Jr. had 10 points on 4-of-8 shooting to lead Warren Wilson, but the Owls couldn't overcome shooting 13 of 50 from the floor and 2 of 26 from 3-point range.
Western Carolina extended its record against non-Division I opponents under head coach Larry Hunter to 23-0. Warren Wilson is a member of the United State Collegiate Athletic Association.