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Appalachian St. 100, Western Carolina 91

BOONE, N.C. (AP) -- Donte Minter scored 22 points to lead Appalachian St. to a 100-91 win over Western Carolina on Monday night.

Davis Bowne and Kellen Brand added 20 points apiece and Demetrius Scott chipped in 16 for Appalachian St. (13-4, 5-1 Southern Conference). Jeremy Clayton pulled down a game-high 12 rebounds, and Brand went 3-for-4 from beyond the arc to score all of his team's 3-pointers.

Appalachian St. led 53-36 at the break.

Nick Aldridge scored a game-high 31 points and pulled down a team-high nine rebounds for Western Carolina (7-10, 4-2), while Arnold Gore finished with 23 points and Antonio Russell added 18 points after going 4-for-8 on 3-point attempts.