NCAAB Game Recap - Samford at Western Carolina
Wed Feb 26, 2020 7:00 PM EST

MD
74
Minn
73
F
StJon
60
Vill
71
F
Rut
64
PSU
65
F
UGA
90
SCar
94
F(OT)
UCF
65
UConn
81
F
ECU
68
SoFL
73
F(OT)
Syr
72
Pitt
49
F
Rich
73
GrgWas
70
F
Brad
74
IlSt
71
F(OT)
Albany
69
UMassL
88
F
Sien
84
Quin
77
F
Denv
51
IPFW
58
F
ETSU
60
Woff
54
F
Samf
78
WCU
109
F
Chat
71
VMI
64
F
UVA
56
VaTec
53
F
Hartfo
65
Stony
54
F
Duques
81
StBon
77
F(OT)
Furm
81
UNCG
67
F
LoyMD
57
Navy
62
F
Bingha
76
UMBC
74
F
VACom
52
UMass
60
F
Maris
56
Manh
65
F
UNH
77
Maine
70
F
Boston
55
Leh
57
F(OT)
URI
76
Ford
75
F
Mercer
73
Citad
57
F
Colg
70
Buck
71
F
HolyC
61
Army
67
F
Lafy
59
Amer
79
F
NWSt
59
SFA
90
F
SeLA
82
McNee
104
F
N DA
83
NebOm
84
F(OT)
ArkSt
74
ULLa
77
F
IndSt
77
SIU
68
F
Evans
64
NrthIA
84
F
TXAMC
81
NOrl
75
F
InWor
66
Lamar
86
F
Nich
93
HBU
85
F
GTown
72
Marq
93
F
Tenn
69
Ark
86
F
ND
62
BC
61
F
NM
58
AF
60
F
Mizzu
61
Vand
52
F
StJos
63
StLou
76
F
LSU
66
Fla
81
F
SamH
69
AbCh
85
F
UtVal
66
CBap
73
F
Utah
62
Stan
70
F
CSNor
73
LongB
64
F
Bois
66
UNLV
76
F

Feb 26, 2020, 7:00 PM EST

Final

1

2

T

Samford (9-22)

33

45

78

Western Carolina (18-10)

53

56

109

Faulkner leads W. Carolina over Samford 109-78
Wed Feb 26, 2020 11:55 PM

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) Mason Faulkner recorded a triple-double with 16 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds to carry Western Carolina to a 109-78 win over Samford on Wednesday night.

Onno Steger scored 31 points for the Catamounts. Travion McCray added 12 points, Carlos Dotson had 11 points and 10 rebounds and Xavier Cork had 11 points and seven rebounds.

Western Carolina is undefeated (2-0) when scoring at least 100 points this season.

The 109 points were a season best for Western Carolina (18-10, 10-7 Southern Conference), which also achieved a season-high 28 assists.

Josh Sharkey had 30 points for the Bulldogs (9-22, 3-14). He also had seven turnovers but only three assists. Brandon Austin added 16 points. Deandre Thomas had 15 points.

Robert Allen, the Bulldogs' second leading scorer coming into the matchup at 14 points per game, was held to only 5 points on 2-of-12 shooting.

The Catamounts improve to 2-0 against the Bulldogs this season. Western Carolina defeated Samford 78-70 on Feb. 5. Western Carolina finishes out the regular season against East Tennessee State on the road on Saturday. Samford finishes out the regular season against VMI at home on Saturday.

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Leaders

Samford PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
J. Sharkey 30 0 3 1 3 0
B. Austin 16 0 0 3 1 1
Western Carolina PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
M. McCrimmon 0 0 0 2 0 0
O. Steger 31 0 1 3 0 0

Team Comparison

Samf WCU
Points For 78 109
Field Goals 25/69-36% 40/76-53%
Three Pointers 10/37-27% 15/33-45%
Free Throws 18/23-78% 14/17-82%
Offensive Rebounds 10 14
Defensive Rebounds 23 38
Rebounds 34 57
Blocks 4 1
Steals 7 9
Turnovers 14 14
Personal Fouls 18 17
Technical Fouls 0 0
Ejections 0 0

2019-2020 Regular Season - WCU Leads Series 2-0

Date Result Away Pts Ldr Home Pts Ldr
Wed Feb 5 WCU 78 @ Samf 70 T. McCray 1 L. Padgett 3
Wed Feb 26 Samf 78 @ WCU 109 J. Robinson 2 M. Thomas 2

Game Information

Stadium: Ramsey Center, Cullowhee, North Carolina
Attendance: 1,474
Game Time: