Scores

Final

Elon 60

(7-12, 5-6 Southern)

W Carolina 72

(6-12, 2-6 Southern)

    7:03 PM ET, January 24, 2008

    Ramsey Center, Cullowhee, North Carolina

    1 2 T
    ELON 31 2960
    WCU 31 4172

    Top Performers

    Elon: O. Atoyebi 23 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast

    Western Carolina: N. McKenna 24 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    W. Carolina 72, Elon 60

    Associated Press

    CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) -- Reserve Negus McKenna had eight 3-pointers for 24 points and Brandon Giles added 20 in Western Carolina's 72-60 victory over Elon on Thursday night.

    McKenna was 8 of 10 from behind the arc to lead the Catamounts (6-12, 2-6 Southern Conference). McKenna missed both attemps from two-point range.

    McKenna had three of his 3s during a six-minute stretch of the second half when Western Carolina used a 21-4 run to turn a four-point deficit into a 56-43 lead.

    Ola Atoyebi had 23 points to lead Elon (7-12, 5-6). He made 10 of his 14 shots. The rest of his teammates made just 14 of their 39 attempts.

    Western Carolina hit 12 of its 19 three-point attempts. Jake Robinson added three long-range goals and finished with 15 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ELON
    WCU
    Points 60 72
    FG Made-Attempted 24-53 (.453) 25-49 (.510)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-19 (.316) 12-19 (.632)
    FT Made-Attempted 6-6 (1.000) 10-18 (.556)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 13 (0/0) 11 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 7 12

    2007-08 Season

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