Chattanooga tops Western Carolina in OT 83-81

Casey Jones scored 19 points as Chattanooga topped Western Carolina in overtime 83-81 Thursday. Western Carolina (17-13, 10-5 Southern Conference) led by three with 21 seconds left in regulation when Brandon Boggs made a pair of free throws after a foul by Z. Mason. But the Mocs (17-13, 11-4) responded, as Martynas Bareika drilled a 3-pointer with 8 seconds left. When Trey Sumler...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Western Carolina handles Appalachian State 74-61

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...
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Western Carolina edges UNC Greensboro in OT, 82-77

Western Carolina was 7 of 8 from the free throw line in overtime as the Catamounts overcame North Carolina-Greensboro Sunday, 82-77. After Diante Baldwin's layup gave the Spartans a 75-73 lead, Tawaski King and Brandon Boggs converted four straight from the line to put Western Carolina in front, 77-75. After Kyle Cane dunked to tie the game at 77-77 with 1:35 left to play, Boggs...
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February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Western Carolina takes down Furman 83-75

Trey Sumler scored 24 points, on 10-of-23 shooting, as Western Carolina beat Furman 83-75 on Monday. Brandon Boggs had 15, while James Sinclair and Tawaski King added 13 apiece for Western Carolina (14-11, 7-3 Southern Conference). Sinclair grabbed 10 rebounds and had six assists for the Catamounts. Sumler moved into third place on Western Carolina's career scoring list, passing...
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February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

W. Carolina tops Appalachian St. 84-75 in OT

Trey Sumler scored 25 points and Western Carolina used a 12-0 run in overtime to defeat Appalachian State 84-75 on Saturday. The Catamounts (13-11, 6-3 Southern Conference) were trailing 74-70 when Tawaski King fed Brandon Boggs for a dunk. Sumler tied it with two free throws and James Sinclair followed with a layup. King's jumper with a minute left made it 78-74. Sinclair added...
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Western Carolina defeats The Citadel 78-60

Tom Tankelewicz came off the bench to score 15 points for Western Carolina as the Catamounts defeated The Citadel 78-60 on Saturday night. Tankelewicz ended on 5-of-9 shooting from the field and had three 3-pointers. Senior guard Trey Sumler became the fifth all-time Western Carolina player to surpass 1,800 career points, as both he and Justin Browning scored 10 points. The Catamounts...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Western Carolina holds off Samford 67-64

James Sinclair scored 15 points on 5-of-6 shooting and Trey Sumler added 13 as Western Carolina defeated Samford 67-64 Saturday. The Catamounts (11-8, 4-0 Southern) pushed ahead in the second half with Sinclair hitting a 3-pointer and Sumler converting a four-point play to spark a 10-1 run and put Western Carolina up 51-41. Trailing 62-52, Samford (7-13, 1-4) surged back with an...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Western Carolina beats Georgia Southern 68-67

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...
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January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Sumler's 40 lead W. Carolina over Milligan 106-72

Trey Sumler scored a career-high 40 points to lead Western Carolina over NAIA Milligan 106-72 on Monday night. Sumler was 13 of 21 from the field, 7 of 10 from 3-point range and 7 of 8 from the free-throw line to become the first player to reach 40 points for Western Carolina (7-8) since Kevin Martin in 2004. Torrion Brummit added 16 points on 5-of-7 shooting. After both teams...
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December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Western Carolina beats Charleston Southern 92-84

Tom Tankelewicz scored a career-high 30 points to lead Western Carolina to a 92-84 victory over Charleston Southern. All of Tankelewicz' points came from 3-point range where he went 10 of 18. Brandon Boggs scored 22 points with two assists and grabbed three rebounds. Trey Sumler chipped in with 18 points, seven rebounds, seven assists, and a steal. Charleston Southern held...
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December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Cleveland State defeats Western Carolina 66-55

Sebastian Douglas made all six of his field goal attempts, scoring 16 points to lead Cleveland State to a 66-55 victory over Western Carolina Monday night. Anton Grady scored 13, Bryn Forbes and Trey Lewis each added 11 for Cleveland State (5-5). Trey Sumler led Western Carolina (5-7) with 21 points. Western Carolina held a 22-14 lead with 7:35 remaining in the first half. The...
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December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Wright State beats Western Carolina 85-77

AJ Pacher hit five of six shots, including a game-opening 3-pointer, as Wright State got out early on Western Carolina and won 85-77. Pacher scored 18 points with eight rebounds and Reggie Arceneaux scored 12 points for the Raiders. JT Yoho and Kendall Griffin had 11 each and Cole Darling added 10. The Raiders (5-3) built double-digit leads midway in the first half but Western...
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November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Western Carolina rallies past Limestone 78-69

Trey Sumler scored 14 of his game-high 28 points in the final three minutes as Western Carolina rallied from 11 down in the second half to defeat D-II Limestone 78-69 on Tuesday night. Sumler, who was named Southern Conference player-of-the-week earlier Tuesday, converted a three-point play to force a tie and then added a fast-break dunk with 1:08 remaining in the game to give the...
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November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Western Carolina defeats Niagara 98-90

Trey Sumler scored a career-high 35 points and led three others in double figures as Western Carolina defeated Niagara 98-90 in a Coaches Vs. Cancer Classic tournament game Friday night The Catamounts (4-3) won the opening tip and scored on a Kenneth Hall jumper - his only shot of the game. Sumler hit his first four shots and first seven free throws and Western Carolina never trailed...
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November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Gimme my chalupa: Ducks thrash Western Carolina, 107-83

By DSH basketball columnist Brian Mahuna             This Duck team is talented. So talented that it is frustrating. Throughout the game there were spurts of dominance displayed by the guys in lightning yellow and the purple clad WCU players looked hopelessly over matched during those spurts. The Ducks lived in the lane on offense, scoring easy buckets at the rim, knocking...
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November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Young leads No. 18 Oregon to rout of W Carolina

With an experienced lineup and a prolific scorer, No. 18 Oregon knew better than to take Western Carolina lightly. Turns out, Joseph Young made it a moot point. Trey Sumler scored 29 in his season debut for the Catamounts, but Young went for a career-best 36 points in the Ducks' 107-83 win on Wednesday night. He was 10-for-15 from the field and 6-for-8 from the free-throw...
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November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

W. Carolina-Oregon Preview

Judging by its season opener, Oregon's high-profile transfers may give the team enough offense to overcome the absences of two other players. After playing across the Pacific Ocean, the 18th-ranked Ducks try to get some more help from their newest additions in Wednesday night's home opener against Western Carolina. Before heading to Oregon, Joseph Young averaged 18.0 points...
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November 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Davidson Wins Southern Conference Tournament

De'Mon Brooks was named Tournament MVP and was joined on the All-Tournament Team by teammate Jake Cohen, Charleston's Adjehi Baru and Andrew Lawrence, as well as Western Carolina's Trey Sumler.
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March 11, 2013  |  Discuss

W. Carolina 76, The Citadel 61

Trey Sumler scored 27 points to lead No. 6 seed Western Carolina to a 76-61 victory over the Citadel in the first round of the Southern Conference tournament Friday night. James Sinclair had 14 points and Tom Tankelewicz 11 for the Catamounts (14-18), who have won two straight and will face No. 3 seed College of Charleston on Saturday. Mike Groselle and Matt Van Scyoc scored 13...
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March 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Chattanooga 81, W. Carolina 72

Z. Mason had 25 points and a career-high 14 rebounds to lead Chattanooga to an 81-72 victory against Western Carolina in a Southern Conference game on Thursday night. Ronrico White scored 19 points and Ghee McGee had 12 for the Moccasins (13-17, 8-9), who have won two in a row. Western Carolina won 90-81 at Chattanooga on Jan. 19. The teams have split the series for seven straight...
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February 28, 2013  |  Discuss

W. Carolina 71, Georgia Southern 62

Brandon Boggs scored 18 points and Trey Sumler added 17 as Western Carolina defeated Georgia Southern 71-62 Saturday night in a Southern Conference game. Boggs scored nine points in a 14-4 run for the Catamounts (9-15, 6-6) at the start of the second half that gave them a 48-38 lead with 13:21 remaining. The Catamounts ended a four-game losing streak, which included a 72-66 home...
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February 09, 2013  |  Discuss

W. Carolina 90, Chattanooga 81

Trey Sumler netted 25 points as Western Carolina had its highest scoring output against a Division I team this year, topping Chattanooga 90-81 Saturday night. The Catamounts (8-11, 5-2 Southern Conference) shot 53.4 percent (31 of 58) and made 54.5 percent (12 of 22) from 3-point range. Tom Tankelewicz hit a career-high 7 of 9 3-pointers and finished with 21 points. Sumler was...
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January 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Samford 64, W. Carolina 60

Tim Williams had 16 points and 10 rebounds, and Samford held off Western Carolina for a 64-60 victory in a Southern Conference game on Thursday night. Raijon Kelly scored 10 points, and Clide Geffrard Jr. had seven points and seven rebounds for the Bulldogs (6-12, 4-1), who have won three in a row. Samford also snapped a three-game losing streak to Western Carolina. Tawaski King...
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January 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Elon 80, W. Carolina 67

Lucas Troutman recorded his second double-double of the season as Elon knocked off Western Carolina 80-67 in Southern Conference action Monday night. Troutman scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds. Jack Isenbarger added 16 points and Sebastian Koch had 15 for the Phoenix (9-7, 2-2). Trey Sumler had a career-high 32 points for the Catamounts (7-10, 4-1), who had held sole possession...
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January 14, 2013  |  Discuss

W. Carolina 62, UNC-Greensboro 59

Trey Sumler scored 17 points, and Western Carolina made 31 of 38 from the free throw line to hold off UNC Greensboro 62-59 in a Southern Conference game on Saturday afternoon. UNCG was 13 of 22 from the line. Preston Ross scored 12 points for the Catamounts (7-9, 4-0). The 4-0 start matches Western Carolina's best in conference play in the 1994-95 season. The Catamounts have...
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January 12, 2013  |  Discuss
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