Catamounts Travel to Charleston Southern for Sunday Gathering


CULLOWHEE, N.C. – Western Carolina women’s basketball begins a four-game road swing Sunday traveling to Charleston Southern for a 3 p.m. tip-off at Buccaneer Field House.

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AN INSIDE LOOK AT THE CATAMOUNTS:

  • Western Carolina and Charleston Southern meet for the 12th time on Sunday with WCU leading the overall series 9-2. The Catamounts are on a two-game win streak against the Buccaneers including a 69-64 win in the 2019-20 season in Cullowhee. The Buccaneer’s last win over the Catamounts came on Dec. 22, 2015, in Charleston winning 80-59. Western Carolina is 3-2 at Charleston Southern. The two teams first met on Nov. 11, 1978, in Cullowhee with WCU winning 73-63. The Catamount’s largest margin of victory was 108-59 on Dec. 1, 1979.
  • Head Coach Kiley Hill picked up his 300th career win with Western Carolina’s 63-44 win over Newberry Dec. 9.
  • Western Carolina, as a program, has hit at least one three-pointer in the last 336 games dating back to the 2009-10 season. The streak began when the Catamounts hit seven three-pointers in the 71-65 win at Wofford on Nov. 20, 2009.
  • Western Carolina scored a season-high 63 points in the win over Newberry. It was the first time this season the Catamounts have scored 60 or more points in a game.
  • The Catamounts have two players averaging in double figures after three games. Kyla Allison is averaging 12.3 points and Tembre Moates with 11.3. Moates also leads the team in rebounds averaging 7.3 per game.

 
 
AN INSIDE LOOK AT THE BUCCANEER:

  • Charleston Southern is 1-2 on the season after back-to-back losses on the road at Florida and Davidson.
  • Carmella Walker recorded her first double-digit scoring game of the season and team-leading 16th career game in double figures against Davidson.
  • Charleston Southern is averaging 62 points per game.
  • The Buccaneers do not have a player averaging in double digit scoring. They are led by Alyssia Faye’s 8.7 points per game.
  • The contest with Western Carolina is the Buccaneers second home game of the year. Charleston Southern opened the 2020-21 season with a 79-52 home victory over Columbia International.
  • Charleston Southern has faced off against seven current members of the Southern Conference in program history.

 
For the latest information on Western Carolina women’s basketball, follow @catamounts on Twitter or go to www.catamountsports.com.
 





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