Scores

Final

W Carolina 58

(22-11, 11-7 Southern)

Wofford 77

(25-8, 15-3 Southern)

    6:00 PM ET, March 7, 2010

    Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, North Carolina

    1 2 T
    WCU 27 3158
    WOF 33 4477

    Top Performers

    Western Carolina: R. Gordon 13 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Wofford: T. Martin 17 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Blk

    Wofford 77, W. Carolina 58

    Associated Press

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP)Terry Martin came off the bench to score 17 points and Wofford rolled into the Southern Conference Tournament championship game for the first time in school history with a 77-58 semifinal victory over Western Carolina on Sunday.

    Jamar Diggs scored 12 points and Noah Dahlman and Tim Johnson 10 each as the Terriers (25-8) won their 12th straight and 18th in their last 19 games.

    Wofford, which will play either Appalachian State or the College of Charleston on Monday, also avenged a 72-67 regular-season loss to the Catamounts with the win.

    Wofford broke the game open after leading 33-27 at halftime. The Terriers turned to their defense throughout, holding Western Carolina to 35 percent shooting from the field and 27.8 percent from 3-point range. Wofford similarly shut down UNC-Greensboro in the quarterfinals, limiting UNCG to 32.7 percent shooting.

    Harouna Mutombo led Western Carolina (22-11) with 18 points. Richie Gordon scored 13 and Brandon Giles added 11.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WCU
    WOF
    Points 58 77
    FG Made-Attempted 21-60 (.350) 23-47 (.489)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-18 (.278) 1-10 (.100)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-18 (.611) 30-37 (.811)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 2 19

    2009-10 Season

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