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Western Carolina Defeats UNC Greensboro 81-80 - Recap

Mason Faulkner scored 28 points for Western Carolina on Wednesday, leading them to a 81-80 victory over UNC Greensboro at Greensboro Coliseum.

Western Carolina won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the +14.0-point spread as underdogs.

Matt Halvorsen had 15 points for Western Carolina and Kameron Gibson chipped in with 15 points. Mason Faulkner had 4 assists for them, while Cory Hightower was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.

UNC Greensboro got 28 points from Isaiah Miller in a losing cause and another 15 points from Keyshaun Langley. Isaiah Miller contributed 6 assists for them, while Mohammed Abdulsalam had 16 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Western Carolina were victorious, as the score was 40-37 at the break.

The rebound battle favored UNC Greensboro as they grabbed 48 boards, while Western Carolina only had 32

Next game, Western Carolina takes its act home to face Mercer looking for another win. For UNC Greensboro, they head on the road to face East Tennessee State.