Scores

Final

W Carolina 68

(10-8, 3-0 Southern)

Ga. Southern 67

(8-9, 1-1 Southern)

    2:00 PM ET, January 11, 2014

    W.S. Hanner Fieldhouse, Statesboro, Georgia

    1 2 T
    WCU 27 4168
    GASO 29 3867

    Top Performers

    Western Carolina: J. Sinclair 15 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

    Georgia Southern: J. Hewitt 23 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast

    Western Carolina beats Georgia Southern 68-67

    Associated Press

    STATESBORO, Ga. -- Trey Sumler scored twice in the final minute to help Western Carolina hang on for a 68-67 victory at Georgia Southern on Saturday.

    Sumler hit a jumper with 58 seconds left that put the Catamounts up 66-61 and another to extend the lead to 68-64 with 3.4 seconds left.

    Jelani Hewitt made a deep 3 for Georgia Southern with 1.1 seconds left, but the Eagles were unable to get the ball back.

    Brandon Boggs gave the Catamounts the lead for good at 50-48 on a jumper with 7:50 left. Boggs finished with 13 points and James Sinclair led Western Carolina (10-8, 3-0 Southern Conference) with 15 points on 6-of-8 shooting.

    Hewitt paced the Georgia Southern (8-9, 1-1) with 23 points. Tre Bussey added 14 points as Angel Matias and Brian Holmes scored 11 each.

    Bussey made two free throws to bring Georgia Southern within 66-64 with 40 seconds left.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WCU
    GASO
    Points 68 67
    FG Made-Attempted 25-54 (.463) 24-52 (.462)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-16 (.313) 2-15 (.133)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-21 (.619) 17-29 (.586)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 18 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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