Scores

Final

The Citadel 63

(2-9, 0-2 Southern)

W Carolina 82

(5-4, 2-0 Southern)

    7:00 PM ET, December 18, 2006

    Ramsey Center, Cullowhee, North Carolina

    1 2 T
    CIT 24 3963
    WCU 40 4282

    Top Performers

    Citadel: K. Hammack 19 Pts, 2 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl

    Western Carolina: A. Russell 21 Pts, 4 Reb, 7 Ast

    W. Carolina 82, The Citadel 63

    CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) -- Antonio Russell scored a game-high 21 points and finished with a career-high seven assists to lead Western Carolina over The Citadel 82-63 on Monday night.

    Nick Aldridge added 19 points and seven rebounds, and made 7-of-8 field goal attempts for the Catamounts (5-4, 2-0 Southern Conference). Negus McKenna finished with 14 points and Arnold Gore added 13 points.

    Kevin Hammack led The Citadel (2-9, 0-2) with 19 points and Donny McLendon added 15.

    Western Carolina scored the first four points of the game before The Citadel took a six point lead with a 13-3 run. The Catamounts answered by making four straight from 3-point range -- including two from McKenna -- during a 14-3 run that put Western Carolina ahead for good.

    The win snapped a three-game losing streak for the Catamounts, who led 40-24 at the half.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CIT
    WCU
    Points 63 82
    FG Made-Attempted 22-52 (.423) 31-52 (.596)
    3P Made-Attempted 10-26 (.385) 12-21 (.571)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-14 (.643) 8-12 (.667)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 12 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 4 20

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