Ccarolina 70
Wcarolina 36 44 80
Date of game: 2/23/2013

Recap: Western Carolina vs. Coastal Carolina

Cullowhee, NC (Sports Network) - Brandon Boggs scored 26 points off the bench as the Western Carolina Catamounts took down the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers in a BracketBuster bout at the Ramsey Center.

James Sinclair finished with 17 points and Trey Sumler registered 12 for Western Carolina (12-17) which ended a two-game slide.

Kierre Greenwood tallied 20 points, Anthony Raffa put in 19 and Badou Diagne tacked on 13 for Coastal Carolina (13-13).

Western Carolina shot 51.7 percent from the floor in the first half, including a 6-of-9 effort from beyond the arc. Meanwhile Coastal Carolina recorded just six field goals on 27.3 percent shooting as it trailed, 36-21, at the break.

After halftime both teams shot 41.7 percent from the floor while the Catamounts knocked in 21-of-28 from the free-throw line to secure the win.

In the contest Western Carolina outscored Coastal Carolina, 27-15 from 3-point range.

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