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NCAA Game Summary - UNC Greensboro at Western Carolina



(Thursday, January 2nd)

Final Score: Western Carolina 72, UNC Greensboro 51

Cullowhee, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - Trey Sumler tallied 16 points as the Western Carolina Catamounts cruised past the UNC Greensboro Spartans, 72-51, at the Ramsey Center in Southern Conference action.

Sumler shot 6-of-14 from the field for Catamounts (8-8, 1-0 SoCon). Mike Brown added 13 points, shooting 4-of-4 from the field, including 2-of-2 from 3-point range.

Kyle Cain logged a game-high 17 points for the Spartans (7-9, 0-1), shooting 6-of-10 from the floor. Kayel Locke followed with 14 points on 4-of-9 from the field.

The Catamounts out-dueled the Spartans in the first half, shooting 48.4 percent to UNCG's 39.1 percent. The halftime score was 36-29 in favor of Western Carolina.

In the second half, the Catamounts were only marginally better than the Spartans' 40 percent from the field at 41.4 percent. They were, however, able to rely on their perimeter game, hitting 5-of-11 from beyond the arc, while the Spartans missed all four attempts from long range. The Catamounts' lead swelled to as large as 24 points with four and half minutes to play.

Points off turnovers contributed noticeably to Western Carolina's blowout victory, as it outscored UNCG by a 35-10 margin in that category.

01/02 21:44:10 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
CHA 91
CHI 86
Final
DUR 6
NOR 9
 
7:05pm Tonight
DUR
NOR
 
Final
CIN 4
PIT 0
Final
BAL 3
TAM 0
Final
NYY 3
CHC 0
Final
MIL 5
STL 1
Final
ARI 2
NYM 5
Final
PHI 0
ATL 1
Final
NYY 2
CHC 0
Final
DET 2
CLE 3
Final
MIA 3
WAS 6
Final
TEX 3
SEA 2
Final
CWS 4
BOS 6
Final
HOU 4
KAN 6
8:10pm Wednesday
MIN 0
TOR 0
Final
ANA 5
OAK 4
Final
SDP 4
COL 2
Final
SFG 2
LOS 1
1:05pm Today
PHI
ATL
 
1:08pm Today
DET
CLE
 
1:10pm Today
MIN
TOR
 
2:05pm Today
TEX
SEA
 
3:45pm Today
SFG
LOS
 
6:40pm Tonight
SDP
COL
 
7:05pm Tonight
PIT
MIL
 
7:05pm Tonight
WAS
STL
 
7:10pm Tonight
TAM
NYY
 
7:10pm Tonight
MIN
TOR
 
8:10pm Tonight
CWS
BOS
 
8:10pm Tonight
HOU
KAN
 
Final
CHA 91
CHI 86
Final
ORL 86
IND 101
Final
MIL 103
ATL 111
Final
CLE 114
BRK 85
Final
MEM 106
DAL 105
Final
OKC 112
DET 111
Final
NOP 105
HOU 100
Final
SAN 100
LAL 113
Final
MIA 87
PHI 100
Final
NYK 95
TOR 92
Final
MIN 130
UTA 136
Final
BOS 102
WAS 118
Final
DEN 112
GSW 116
Final
POR 110
LAC 104
Final
SAC 99
PHO 104
Final
TAM 4
MON 5
Final
PIT 4
CLB 3
Final
ANA 4
DAL 3
7:00pm Tonight
NYR
PHI
8:00pm Tonight
STL
CHI
9:30pm Tonight
COL
MIN
10:30pm Tonight
SJS
LOS
Final
DUR 6
NOR 9
 
7:05pm Tonight
DUR
NOR