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12/08/2012 7:12 PM EST
Western Carolina overcomes Appalachian State 70-64
WESTRN CAROLINA 70, APPALACHIAN ST 64
CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) -- Western Carolina came back from a
10-point halftime deficit to beat Appalachian State 70-64 in a
Southern Conference game on Saturday.
Tom Tankelewicz led the Catamounts (4-6, 2-0) with 19 points,
Tawaski King had 14 points and eight rebounds, Trey Sumler
scored 13 and James Sinclair 11.
Jay Canty led the Mountaineers (1-7, 0-1) with 22 points, Nathan
Healy had 15 points and nine rebounds, and Tab Hamilton scored
Western Carolina trailed 49-40 with 11:07 left in the second
half but got back into it with an 8-0 run and tied the game at
53 on King's jumper with 6:28 remaining. The Catamounts took a
57-55 lead with 5:01 left on King's two free throws.
Tankelewicz's 3-pointer made it 69-64 for the Catamounts with 28
Appalachian State led 36-26 at the half, with the Mountaineers
making 10 of 15 foul shots, the Catamounts 2 of 4.
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