Scores

Final

Methodis 69

(0-0, 0-0 away)

Appalachian St 87

(3-2, 3-0 home)

    7:00 PM ET, December 1, 2005

    Holmes Convocation Center, Boone, North Carolina

    1 2 T
    MET 33 3669
    APP 46 4187

    Top Performers

    Methodist: M. Hairston 9 Pts, 6 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    Appalachian State: N. Cranford 20 Pts, 5 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Blk

    Appalachian St. 87, Methodist 69

    BOONE, N.C. (AP) -- Nathan Cranford scored 20 points to lead Appalachian State past Methodist 87-69 on Thursday.

    Cranford scored 15 points during a three minute stretch of the first half in which he made five-straight 3-pointers. He was 7-of-10 shooting from the field, including 6 of 9 3-pointers.

    Doug McLaughlin-Williams scored 17 points and grabbed eight rebounds for the Mountaineers (3-2).

    Methodist (2-3) got 11 points from Travis McBryde, Eugene Grant and Fred McDonald. Dragan Radmanovic and Brandon Williams each added 10 points for the Monarchs.

    Appalachian State shot 53 percent from the field in the first half and led 46-33 at intermission.

    The Mountaineers were 13 for 29 from long range while Methodist was cold from beyond the 3-point line, making just 6 of 26.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MET
    APP
    Points 69 87
    FG Made-Attempted 25-65 (.385) 33-68 (.485)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-26 (.231) 13-29 (.448)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-20 (.650) 8-13 (.615)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 13 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 18

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