Wcarolina 65
Appalachan 74
Date of game: 2/2/2013

Recap: Appalachian St vs. Western Carolina

Boone, NC (Sports Network) - Nathan Healy scored 24 points for the Appalachian State Mountaineers who defeated the Western Carolina Catamounts, 74-65, in a Southern Conference matchup at the Holmes Center.

Healy was 8-of-11 from the field and 4-of-5 from 3-point range while pulling down eight rebounds and tallying seven steals with two blocks. Jay Canty added 19 points, eight rebounds, and five assists for the Mountaineers (9-12, 5-5 SoCon), who ended a two-game drought.

Western Carolina (8-14, 5-5) was led by Trey Sumler who had 21 points and three steals. Sumler also had eight turnovers and was just 6-of-16 from the field. James Sinclair was 7-of-11 from the field with 17 points for the Catamounts, who lost their third in a row and fifth in the last six games.

Appalachian State carried a 41-29 lead into the break after shooting 53.6 percent from the field and knocking down 5-of-9 3-point attempts in the first half.

The Mountaineers shot 52.2 percent from the floor in the second half they were to hold on for the victory.

Appalachian State was efficient from the floor, shooting at 52.9 percent and 50.0 percent from beyond the arc. The Catamounts shot at 41.1 percent from the field and 30.8 percent from deep.

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