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East Tenn. St. 76, Western Carolina 70

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) -- Dillion Sneed led three players in
double-digit scoring with 19 points to lift East Tennessee State to
a 76-70 win against Western Carolina on Monday.

Tim Smith added 15 points and eight assists while Sam Oatman
posted 14 points for the Buccaneers (5-9, 1-3 Southern Conference).

Sneed and Smith also had six rebounds apiece while Anthony James
posted six rebounds and seven assists.

The Buccaneers led 42-30 at the half on 33 percent shooting from
the field.

They led 70-68 with about 30 seconds left in the game when Smith
scored on a layup then made a foul shot to secure the win for the
Buccaneers.

Corey Muirhead paced the Catamounts (5-12, 0-4) with 19 points
and 4-for-4 shooting from the line. Rans Brempong scored 12 points
while David Berghoefer and Antonio Russell each scored 11.

The Catamounts shot 47.3 percent on the night.