Western Carolina Downs Niagara 98-90 - Match Report
Trey Sumler went off for 35 points and added 7 rebounds leading Western Carolina to a 98-90 win over Niagara on Friday at Memorial Athletic Center.
Bettors who backed Western Carolina were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 1 at sportsbooks.
Western Carolina got 17 points from Mike Brown and another 17 points from Brandon Boggs. Trey Sumler contributed 10 assists, while Brandon Boggs cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Niagara got a 35-point performance from Antoine Mason, who was supported by 16 points from Marcus Ware. Tahjere McCall had 5 assists in a losing cause for Niagara, while Rayvon Harris grabbed 6 rebounds.
Western Carolina hit the break leading 56-40 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Western Carolina as they grabbed 36 boards, while Niagara only had 29.