Scores

Final

Wofford 57

(14-15, 7-12 Southern)

W Carolina 62

(10-18, 6-12 Southern)

    7:03 PM ET, February 28, 2008

    Ramsey Center, Cullowhee, North Carolina

    1 2 T
    WOF 23 3457
    WCU 32 3062

    Top Performers

    Wofford: S. Nichols 23 Pts, 1 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Western Carolina: J. Robinson 17 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    W. Carolina 62, Wofford 57

    Associated Press

    CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) -- Jake Robinson had 17 points Thursday night to help Western Carolina beat Wofford 62-57.

    Richie Gordon and Negus McKenna each scored 11 for the Catamounts (10-18, 6-12 Southern Conference), who took control in the final 2 1/2 minutes.

    Shane Nichols had 23 points for the Terriers (14-15, 7-12), who shot just 29 percent in the first half but rallied from a nine-point halftime deficit to take a one-point lead late.

    Wofford used a 3-pointer from Nichols and a basket from Drew Gibson to take a 57-56 lead, but Arnold Gore and McKenna scored to push the margin to 60-57. Robinson hit two free throws late to cap a 6-0 run that ended the game.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WOF
    WCU
    Points 57 62
    FG Made-Attempted 16-43 (.372) 25-53 (.472)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-22 (.318) 6-16 (.375)
    FT Made-Attempted 18-25 (.720) 6-10 (.600)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 2 9

    2007-08 Season

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