The Associated Press Mason Faulkner had a season-high 28 points as Western Carolina narrowly beat UNC Greensboro 81-80 on Wednesday night. Faulkner hit what proved to be the game-winning 3-pointer with 53 seconds left, breaking a 78-78 tie. I saiah Miller quickly answered with a layup before Faulkner missed another deep shot with 24 seconds to go.
Kaleb Hunter and Isaiah Miller each had 15 points as UNC Greensboro easily defeated Western Carolina 77-56 on Monday. Keyshaun Langley added 11 points and A.J. McGinnis had 10 for UNC Greensboro (17-7, 12-4 Southern Conference). Cory Hightower had 15 points for the Catamounts (9-15, 2-13), who have now lost four consecutive games.
Stefan Kenic scored a career-high 29 points and Malachi Smith added 20 as Chattanooga got past Western Carolina 89-81 in overtime on Wednesday night. Kenic hit 8 of 10 shots, including a school-record 7 of 7 on 3-pointers. Smith forced overtime on a baseline drive with 17 seconds left.