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W Carolina 65

(8-14, 5-5 Southern)

Appalachian St 74

(9-12, 5-5 Southern)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    4:30 PM ET, February 2, 2013

    Holmes Convocation Center, Boone, North Carolina

    1 2 T
    WCU 29 3665
    APP 41 3374

    Top Performers

    Western Carolina: T. King 9 Pts, 9 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    Appalachian State: N. Healy 24 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Ast, 7 Stl, 2 Blk

    Appalachian St. 74, W. Carolina 65

    Associated Press

    BOONE, N.C. -- Nathan Healy scored 24 points and grabbed eight rebounds to help Appalachian State to a 74-65 win over Western Carolina on Saturday.

    Jay Canty finished with 19 points, eight rebounds and five assists for the Mountaineers (9-12, 5-5 Southern Conference), who snapped a two-game losing streak.

    Appalachian State used a strong first half to build a double-digit lead. The Mountaineers took their largest lead of the game at 35-21 when Healy made two free throws with 3:59 left.

    Western Carolina almost overcame the deficit, trimming the Mountaineers' lead to 65-64 when James Sinclair scored on a layup with 2:06 left in the second half. But the Catamounts pulled no closer, as Appalachian State closed out the game with a 9-1 run.

    Trey Sumler scored 21 points but had eight turnovers for Western Carolina (8-14, 5-5), which has lost three straight games. Sinclair finished with 17 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WCU
    APP
    Points 65 74
    FG Made-Attempted 23-56 (.411) 27-51 (.529)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-13 (.308) 7-14 (.500)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-19 (.789) 13-20 (.650)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 14

    2012-13 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Dec 8, 2012 @WCU 70, APP 64Recap
    » Feb 2, 2013 @APP 74, WCU 65Recap

    Research Notes

    Nathan Healy of Appalachian State had 24 points, eight rebounds and seven steals on Saturday against Western Carolina. He is the first Division I player to reach those thresholds in a game this season.

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