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02/23/2013 5:01 PM EST
Western Carolina overpowers Coastal Carolina 80-70
WESTRN CAROLINA 80, COASTL CAROLINA 70
CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) -- Brandon Boggs snapped a cold shooting
streak with 26 points as Western Carolina defeated Coastal
Carolina 80-70 Saturday in non-conference action.
Boggs, who was 8-of-36 shooting over the past four games, made 9
of 14 shots and two 3-pointers after missing seven straight from
deep during his slump.
James Sinclair scored 17 for Western Carolina (12-17). The
Sophomore posted 11 of his points during a 24-4 run that spanned
nearly 12 minutes of the first half. Boggs scored nine during
the run as the Catamounts took a 36-21 lead into halftime.
Western Carolina shot 51 percent (15 of 29) in the opening frame
while holding Coastal Carolina (13-13) to 27 percent (6 of 22).
The Chanticleers improved to 15-of-36 shooting after the break,
but Western Carolina answered by making 21 of 28 free throws,
after attempting none in the first half.
Kierre Greenwood scored 20 points for Coastal Carolina.
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