Western Carolina Downs Appalachian State 74-61 - Match Report

Western Carolina earned a 74-61 victory over Appalachian State on Thursday, getting 17 points from James Sinclair at Holmes Convocation Center.

Bettors who backed Western Carolina were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 2.5 at sportsbooks.

Tom Tankelewicz had 16 points for Western Carolina and Trey Sumler chipped in with 14 points. Trey Sumler had 6 assists for them, while James Sinclair was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.

Appalachian State got 18 points from Tommy Spagnolo in a losing cause and another 12 points from Ty Toney. Ty Toney contributed 3 assists for them, while Tommy Spagnolo had 11 rebounds.

Western Carolina hit the break leading 33-25 before taking care of business in the second half.

Western Carolina had a 37-34 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.