Southern Conference Tournament - Recap - Wofford Defeats Western Carolina 56-53
Karl Cochran scored 23 points leading Wofford to a 56-53 victory over Western Carolina at U.S. Cellular Center on Monday.
The winning margin fell right on the closing number of 3, meaning the game was a push for bettors.
Wofford got 11 points from Lee Skinner and another 9 points from C.J. Neumann. Karl Cochran contributed 4 assists, while Lee Skinner cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Western Carolina got 17 points from Brandon Boggs in a losing cause and another 10 points from Tawaski King. Brandon Boggs contributed 3 assists for them, while Tawaski King had 9 rebounds.
Wofford hit the break leading 27-20 before taking care of business in the second half.
Western Carolina had a 38-33 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.