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Recap - Western Carolina Defeats The Citadel 76-75

Western Carolina got 21 points from Mason Faulkner as they ran past The Citadel 76-75 on Monday at Ramsey Center.

Western Carolina won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the -6.5-point spread.

Cory Hightower had 16 points for Western Carolina and Ahmir Langlais chipped in with 14 points. Mason Faulkner had 5 assists for them, while Xavier Cork was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.

The Citadel got 17 points from Kaiden Rice in a losing cause and another 16 points from Hayden Brown. Kaiden Rice contributed 3 assists for them, while Hayden Brown had 17 rebounds.

Western Carolina was losing at the break before taking care of business in the second half.

The rebound battle favored Western Carolina as they grabbed 34 boards, while The Citadel only had 29

Western Carolina heads into a battle against Chattanooga. The Citadel, meanwhile, will have their next action against UNC Greensboro.