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Western Carolina 56, East Carolina 48

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- Kyle Greathouse scored 12 points to lead
Western Carolina to a 56-48 victory over East Carolina.

Greathouse made three 3-pointers in the first half and the
Catamounts (6-6) went to the half up 30-25 over the Pirates (3-4).

Western Carolina led 48-36 with 6:20 remaining in the second
half, but East Carolina narrowed the gap to only four points on a
Courtney Captain layup with 59 seconds remaining.

Captain stepped out of bounds on the Pirates' next possession
and turned the ball back over to the Catamounts, who then extended
the lead to six on free throws by Jared Outing and Greathouse.

Sam Hinnant, Taylor Gagnon and Corey Rouse each had 10 points
for the Pirates, and Rouse had 11 rebounds for the game's only
double-double.

Corey Muirhead added 10 points and five rebounds for the
Catamounts.