ncaab Game Recap
Southern Tournament - Western Carolina Defeats Mercer 70-56 - Recap
Western Carolina got 22 points from Mason Faulkner en route to a 70-56 victory over Mercer on Saturday at Harrah's Cherokee Center.
Western Carolina was a -1.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Carlos Dotson had 19 points for Western Carolina and Onno Steger chipped in with 13 points. Mason Faulkner had 4 assists for them, while Onno Steger was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 5 boards.
Mercer got 17 points from Kamar Robertson in a losing cause and another 11 points from Djordje Dimitrijevic. Djordje Dimitrijevic contributed 4 assists for them, while Ethan Stair had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Mercer were victorious, as the score was $HalfScore at the break.
Mercer had a 31-24 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.