Scores

Final

W Carolina 70

(11-15, 8-6 Southern)

UNC Greensboro 68

(7-17, 5-8 Southern)

7:00 PM ET, February 14, 2013

Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, North Carolina

1 2 T
WCU 31 3970
UNCG 34 3468

Top Performers

Western Carolina: T. Sumler 21 Pts, 2 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

UNC Greensboro: D. Armstrong 18 Pts, 2 Reb, 3 Ast, 4 Stl

W. Carolina 70, UNC-Greensboro 68

Associated Press

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Trey Sumler scored 21 points and Western Carolina pulled away by making five free throws in the final 1:24 to beat UNC Greensboro 70-68 in a Southern Conference game Thursday night.

Tawaski King scored 13 points and Brandon Boggs 11 for the Catamounts (11-15, 8-6), who have won three in a row after four consecutive losses.

Derrell Armstrong had 18 points, Trevis Simpson scored 15 with eight rebounds and David Williams had 10 points for the Spartans (7-17, 5-8), who have lost four of five.

The Spartans led 66-65 with 1:31 left on Armstrong's free throws, but Western Carolina's Tom Tankelewicz hit a pair to lead 67-66 at 1:24. King made a foul shot at 1:06 for a 68-66 advantage, and Sumler made two with 18 seconds remaining for a 70-66 lead to seal it.

Western Carolina won the rebound battle 41-30, leading to 19 second-chance points.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
WCU
UNCG
Points 70 68
FG Made-Attempted 22-59 (.373) 21-48 (.438)
3P Made-Attempted 6-17 (.353) 7-21 (.333)
FT Made-Attempted 20-27 (.741) 19-26 (.731)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
Largest Lead 6 6

2012-13 Season

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