Western Carolina vs Appalachian State Final: 70-64 - Recap

Western Carolina vs Appalachian State Final: 70-64 - Recap

Western Carolina grabbed a 70-64 win over Appalachian State on Saturday, behind a 19-point effort from Tom Tankelewicz at Ramsey Center.

Western Carolina earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 10-point spread.

Tawaski King had 14 points for Western Carolina and Trey Sumler chipped in with 13 points. James Sinclair had 2 assists for them, while Tawaski King was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.

Appalachian State got 22 points from Jay Canty in a losing cause and another 15 points from Nathan Healy. Jay Canty contributed 3 assists for them, while Nathan Healy had 9 rebounds.

Western Carolina hit the break trailing 36-26 before taking care of business in the second half.

The rebound battle favored Appalachian State as they grabbed 36 boards, while Western Carolina only had 35.