Scores

Final

W Carolina 56

(19-9, 9-7 Southern)

The Citadel 73

(15-12, 9-6 Southern)

    7:05 PM ET, February 18, 2010

    McAlister Field House, Charleston, South Carolina

    1 2 T
    WCU 33 2356
    CIT 32 4173

    Top Performers

    Western Carolina: B. Waginger 12 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    Citadel: C. Morabbi 16 Pts, 1 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl

    The Citadel 73, W. Carolina 56

    Associated Press

    CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Cosmo Morabbi scored 16 points to lead The Citadel to a 73-56 victory over Western Carolina on Thursday night, extending the Bulldogs' winning streak to five games.

    Morabbi was 5-for-5 from the 3-point line and Zach Urbanus added 14 points for The Citadel (15-12, 9-6 Southern Conference), which shot 58.8 percent from beyond the arc (10-for-17).

    Western Carolina (19-9, 9-7), which shot 33.9 percent from the field (19-for-56), has lost four of its past five games.

    The Bulldogs trailed 40-39 before going on a 12-1 run capped by Morabbi's 3-pointer with 11:38 to play. Morabbi hit another 3-pointer for a 56-43 lead with 9:29 left.

    Cameron Wells added 13 points and Harrison DuPont had 12 points and 11 rebounds for the Bulldogs, who also shot 76.5 percent from the free throw line (13-for-17).

    Brigham Waginger led Western Carolina with 12 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WCU
    CIT
    Points 56 73
    FG Made-Attempted 19-56 (.339) 25-51 (.490)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-20 (.300) 10-17 (.588)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-20 (.600) 13-17 (.765)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 11 17

    2009-10 Season

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