Scores

Final

W Carolina 74

(16-12, 9-4 Southern)

Appalachian St 61

(8-18, 4-9 Southern)

    7:00 PM ET, February 20, 2014

    Holmes Convocation Center, Boone, North Carolina

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    WCU 33 4174
    APP 25 3661

    Top Performers

    Western Carolina: J. Sinclair 17 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    Appalachian State: T. Spagnolo 18 Pts, 11 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    Western Carolina handles Appalachian State 74-61

    Associated Press

    BOONE, N.C. -- James Sinclair had 17 points and seven rebounds, while Trey Sumler added 14 points with six assists and five steals as Western Carolina defeated Appalachian State 74-61 Thursday night.

    The Catamounts (16-12, 9-4 Southern Conference) shot 49 percent from the field and were 19 of 22 from the foul line. Tom Tankelewicz went 4 of 5 beyond the arc to finish with 16 points.

    Appalachian State (8-18, 4-9) shot 42.3 percent, but went just 1 of 11 from the perimeter. Tommy Spagnolo led the Mountaineers with 18 points and 11 rebounds, while Ty Toney had 12 and Tevin Baskin 11.

    Western Carolina jumped out to an early 9-0 lead, and pushed the score to 28-16 with 3:03 left in the first half.

    The Mountaineers pulled within three near the midway mark in the second half, but Western Carolina responded with a quick 6-0 run and wouldn't let them any closer.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WCU
    APP
    Points 74 61
    FG Made-Attempted 25-51 (.490) 22-52 (.423)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-13 (.385) 1-11 (.091)
    FT Made-Attempted 19-22 (.864) 16-33 (.485)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 15 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Feb 8, 2014 @WCU 84, APP 75Recap
    » Feb 20, 2014 WCU 74, @APP 61Recap