Cancun Challenge - Recap - Western Carolina Defeats Howard 69-67
Western Carolina got 19 points from Tawaski King as they ran past Howard 69-67 on Wednesday at Moon Palace Resort.
Bettors who backed Western Carolina were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 9.
Western Carolina got 17 points from Trey Sumler and another 17 points from Tom Tankelewicz. Trey Sumler contributed 6 assists, while Brandon Boggs cleaned the glass with 5 rebounds.
Howard got 23 points from Simuel Frazier in a losing cause and another 17 points from Prince Okoroh. Simuel Frazier contributed 2 assists for them, while Mike Phillips had 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Western Carolina were victorious, as the score was 30-27 at the break.
Howard won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 32-27.