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Updated: Saturday, January 4 2014, 07:13 PM EST
Western Carolina starts its Southern Conference season 2-0 by beating another league contender. The Catamounts whipped preseason favorite Elon 74-62 behind Trey Sumler's 21point day.
UNCA's final tuneup before beginning Big South play Wednesday was against MAC power Ohio University. The Bulldogs built a 15 point first half lead at Kimmel Arena but went cold. They only shot 31 percent and fall 79-70. Freshman Andrew Rowsey led the Bulldogs with 28 points.
In wrestling, Enka got off to a fast start in their U.S. Air Force Enka Duals with a 31-28 win over another MAC power North Buncombe. That propelled the Jets to the championship with North Buncombe second and Roberson and Erwin tied for third.