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Cancun Challenge - Western Carolina Falls 92-81 to Western Kentucky - Recap

Western Carolina was scorched by T.J. Price for 26 points as Western Kentucky defeated them 92-81 in NCAA action on Saturday.

Western Kentucky won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 9-point spread as favorites.

Jamal Crook had 26 points for Western Kentucky and George Fant chipped in with 12 points. Jamal Crook had 4 assists for them, while T.J. Price was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.

Western Carolina got 25 points from Trey Sumler in a losing cause and another 19 points from Preston Ross. Trey Sumler contributed 2 assists for them, while Trey Sumler had 5 rebounds.

Western Kentucky led at halftime, 40-30.

The rebound battle favored Western Kentucky as they grabbed 38 boards, while Western Carolina only had 31.