JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Tray Boyd III scored 24 points, tying his season high, as East Tennessee State got past Western Carolina 81-74 on Saturday. Bo Hodges added 20 points for the...
CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) — Bubba Parham scored a career-high 38 points and Garrett Gilkeson and Myles Lewis each scored 15 and VMI beat Western 83-78 on Saturday to snap an eight-game losing...
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Francis Alonso had 28 points and his 3-pointer with five seconds left in overtime lifted UNC Greensboro to a 79-76 victory over Western Carolina on Thursday...
CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) — Onno Steger scored 25 points and Matt Halvorsen added 24 points as Western Carolina beat the Citadel 103-82 on Saturday, snapping a four-game skid.
Steger and Halvorsen were both 6 of 9 from beyond the 3-point arc for the Catamounts (7-21, 4-11 Southern Conference), who hit 19 of 30 3-pointers overall, a season-high. Marc Gosselin had 18 points and six rebounds and Marcus Thomas had 13 points and six rebounds.
CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) — Ross Cummings had 18 points and seven rebounds as Mercer beat Western Carolina 74-65 on Thursday night.
Victor Bafutto had 13 points for Mercer (9-16, 4-9 Southern Conference), which broke its four-game losing streak.
Kameron Gibson had 16 points for the Catamounts (6-21, 3-11), who have now lost four games in a row. Carlos Dotson added 12 points and 10 rebounds. Marcus Thomas had 11 points.
CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) — Matt Rafferty scored 13 points and pulled down 10 rebounds and Furman swept the season series from Western Carolina with a 64-45 victory on Thursday night.
Rafferty's double-double was his 11th of the season for the Paladins (19-5, 8-4 Southern Conference), who have won three straight games, all on the road.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Myron Gordon scored a career-high 25 points and Samford defeated Western Carolina 92-81 on Saturday.
Gordon was 9 of 11 from the field including three from distance for the Bulldogs (14-10, 4-2 Southern Conference). Kevion Nolan added 19 points, Brandon Austin had 18 points and five rebounds and Josh Sharkey had 11 points and 12 assists.
Samford shot 60 percent from the field compared to 45 percent for Western Carolina. The Bulldogs made 10 of 20 from 3-point range.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Sophomore Marcus Thomas poured in a career-high 32 points and Onno Steger added a career-best 30 points as Western Carolina snapped a three-game skid with a 105-96 victory over Chattanooga on Thursday night.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Kameron Gibson and Matt Halvorsen each scored 16 points, Carlos Dotson grabbed 14 rebounds and Western Carolina beat The Citadel 94-82 on Saturday.
The Catamounts (5-14, 2-4 Southern Conference) built a 27-10 lead in the first 10 minutes and never trailed. Halvorsen wrapped up scoring at the end of the half with three foul shots after getting fouled on a 3-point attempt for a 47-35 lead.
MACON, Ga. (AP) — Ross Cummings had a career-high 36 points as Mercer slipped past Western Carolina 84-80 on Thursday night.
Cummings hit 12 of 19 shots, including 7 of 11 from 3-point range, as the Bears (6-10, 1-3 Southern Conference) shot 56 percent from the floor and 45 percent from beyond the arc. Ethan Stair had 14 points and Jaylen Stowe added 12 points and seven rebounds.
CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) — Kameron Gibson scored 19 points with a trio of 3-pointers to lead five players into double-figure scoring and Western Carolina defeated Jacksonville 77-65 on Saturday.
Matt Halvorsen and Carlos Dotson scored 13 each, Marcus Thomas 11 and Onno Steger 10 for Western Carolina, which ended a two-game slide.
The Catamounts (2-5) shot 53 percent from the floor (29-for-55) while Jacksonville was at 37 percent (22-59). Western Carolina also hit nine 3-pointers to 3 for Jacksonville.
CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) — Matt Halvorsen scored 26 points, leading five players in double-figure scoring and Western Carolina picked up its first win of the season, beating Hiwassee College 94-55 on Saturday.
Halvorsen was 7 of 13 from the field including four from distance for the Catamounts (1-3). Marcus Thomas added 17 points and eight rebounds, Josh Cottrell had 12 points, Onno Steger had 11 points and five rebounds and Carlos Dotson led with 10 rebounds in addition to his 10 points.
CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) — Fletcher Magee had 21 points to lead five players in double figures and Wofford cruised to an 84-69 victory over Western Carolina on Thursday night.
Magee hit 5 of 11 from 3-point range to help the Terriers (18-9, 9-5 Southern Conference) shoot 42 percent from distance (11 of 26). Cameron Jackson added 15 points and seven rebounds as Wofford controlled the boards 39-25. Nathan Hoover scored 13 with seven boards and Storm Murphy and Trevor Stumpe added 12 points apiece.
LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) — Deriece Parks scored 16 points, Matt Halvorson added 14 and Western Carolina fended off a late challenge to defeat VMI 72-60 Thursday night, winning a third straight game.
Marcus Thomas added 13 points for the Catamounts (12-13, 7-5 Southern Conference), who shot 50 percent (27 of 54) and made 10 3-pointers. Parks hit four from distance and Halvorson three.
CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) — Ashley Williams scored 17 points with three 3-pointers, Mike Amius added 13 points with three of 14 steals, and Western Carolina routed Div. II Southern Wesleyan 108-48 on Thursday night in its final non-conference game of the season.
Marcus Thomas scored 10 points for the Catamounts (9-11, 5-2 Southern Conference), who hit 14 3-pointers, shot 53.9 percent from the field, and forced 24 Warriors turnovers. Williams and Amius combined to go 12 for 12 from the field.