Scores

Final

East Tenn St 76

(5-9, 1-3 Southern)

W Carolina 70

(5-12, 0-4 Southern)

7:00 PM ET, January 10, 2005

Ramsey Center, Cullowhee, North Carolina

1 2 T
ETSU 42 3476
WCU 30 4070

Top Performers

East Tennessee State: T. Smith 15 Pts, 6 Reb, 8 Ast, 2 Stl

Western Carolina: C. Muirhead 19 Pts, 3 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

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.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
ETSU
WCU
Points 76 70
FG Made-Attempted 29-55 (.527) 26-55 (.473)
3P Made-Attempted 6-18 (.333) 6-20 (.300)
FT Made-Attempted 12-17 (.706) 12-19 (.632)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
Largest Lead 17 0

2004-05 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
» Jan 10, 2005 ETSU 76, @WCU 70Recap
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