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NCAA Game Summary - Western Carolina vs. Elon



(Saturday, March 8th)

Final Score: Western Carolina 66, Elon 64

Asheville, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - Tawaski King registered a double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds as the Western Carolina Catamounts held on to defeat the Elon Phoenix, 66-64, in the second round of the 2014 Southern Conference Tournament at U.S. Cellular Center.

Also scoring in double figures for the fifth-seeded Catamounts (18-14) were Brandon Boggs and James Sinclair with 18 and 12 points, respectively, while they also combined to clear 15 rebounds to offset six collective turnovers.

Fourth-seeded Elon (18-14) was paced by Ryley Beaumont and his 16 points, to go along with a team-high eight rebounds, followed by Jack Isenbarger with 10 points in the setback.

The Phoenix, who led for the bulk of the first half and by as many as 11 in the final minutes, converted an even 50 percent from the field and 4-of-9 behind the 3-point line through the first 20 minutes in order to establish a 34-25 edge at the break.

In the second half Elon fell to only 37.9 percent from the floor and 1-of-10 on the perimeter, allowing WCU to fight back and take a late lead and the eventual two-point victory.

Western Carolina, which finished the outing with a mere 4-of-16 effort beyond the arc, will now be back in action on Sunday evening during the semifinals against Davidson which defeated Samford in the first game of the day, 77-54.

03/08 17:42:05 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
ECU 50
CIN 46
Final
BOS 75
MIA 83
Final
NYK 92
LAL 80
 
Final
FSU 55
MIAMI 54
Final
YOUNG 80
OU 96
 
Final
ECU 50
CIN 46
Final
MSU 76
MICH 66
Final
DAY 101
FORD 77
Final
MON 76
MAN 87
 
Final
CAN 67
MAR 75
 
Final
NIAG 105
QUIN 100
 
Final
USC 39
UTAH 67
2nd
WASH 73
CAL 78
 
2nd
HOU 59
UCONN 46
 
2nd
WILL 62
NDST 63
 
Final
MON 2
ARI 3
Final
WAS 3
STL 4
Final
PIT 0
NAS 4
2nd Intermission
VAN 0
MIN 2
 
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