Appalachian St. 72, Western Carolina 54

BOONE, N.C. (AP) -- Herbert Jones scored 18 points and Chris
McFarland added 17 points and nine rebounds to help Appalachian
State beat Western Carolina 72-54 Tuesday night.

Noah Brown added 12 points for the Mountaineers (16-10, 9-6
Southern Conference).

David Berghoefer had 16 points and nine rebounds for Western
Carolina (8-20, 3-12). The rest of the team shot a combined 26
percent from the field and no other player scored more than eight

Both teams shot less than 40 percent in the first half and
Western Carolina trailed just 32-30 at halftime.

The Catamounts made just 9-of-30 attempts in the second half and
were just 2 of 12 from 3-point range as they slipped further