Scores

Final

The Citadel 75

(15-10, 10-4 Southern)

W Carolina 66

(12-11, 7-6 Southern)

    7:00 PM ET, February 7, 2009

    Ramsey Center, Cullowhee, North Carolina

    1 2 T
    CIT 33 4275
    WCU 28 3866

    Top Performers

    The Citadel: D. Nelson 29 Pts, 9 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    Western Carolina: R. Gordon 12 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    The Citadel 75, W. Carolina 66

    Associated Press

    CULLOWHEE, N.C. -- Demetrius Nelson scored 29 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead The Citadel to a 75-66 win over Western Carolina on Saturday night.

    Cameron Wells added 15 points and Austin Dahn had 10 for the Bulldogs (15-10, 10-4 Southern Conference), who won their seventh game in a row.

    Adrian Gailliard led the Catamounts (12-11, 7-6) with 13 points, Richie Gordon added 12 and Brandon Giles finished with 11.

    After trailing by five points at the break, the Catamounts took a 54-53 lead on Gailliard's free throw with 7:21 to play in the second half. But the Bulldogs went on a 22-12 run from that point to seal the win.

    The Citadel hit 30 of 41 free throws en route to victory, while the Catamounts went just 8-for-14 from the line.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CIT
    WCU
    Points 75 66
    FG Made-Attempted 20-43 (.465) 25-62 (.403)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-15 (.333) 8-27 (.296)
    FT Made-Attempted 30-41 (.732) 8-14 (.571)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 30 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 11 0

    2008-09 Season

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