Matt Halvorsen and Desmond Johnson combined for 35 points in the loss
WCU to take on UMass Tuesday night at 7 pm
Freshman Matt Halvorsen scores career-high 17 points in the loss
Senior Devin Peterson leads with 15 points, six assists, six rebounds and four steals
The Catamounts will battle #12/13 Cincinnati Monday night
Points: 20, VMI -- 02/27/17
Rebounds: 14, at Ohio State -- 11/21/16
Assists: 4, four times
Steals: 4, VMI -- 02/27/17
Blocks: 2, seven times
FG made: 7, VMI -- 02/27/17; Mars Hill -- 12/28/16
FG attempts: 17, vs. The Citadel -- 03/03/17
3FG made: 4, VMI -- 02/27/17
3FG attempts: 6, vs. The Citadel -- 03/03/17
FT made: 5, four times
FT attempts: 6, four times
2016-17 (Sophomore): One of two Catamounts to appear in all 32 games ... Started 31 of the 32 contests in which he appeared ... Named the team's Most Valuable Player ... Earned the team's Scholar-Athlete Award ... Led or shared the team lead in scoring four times ... Scored in double-figures 14 times including the final seven games of the season ... Posted a career-high 20 points against VMI (02/27) in the regular season finale ... Had four double-doubles coming in the final four games of the season ... Had a career-high 14 rebounds at Ohio State (11/21) ... Led or shared the team lead in rebounding 16 times including leading the squad in the category in the final seven contest ... Knocked down 30 3-pointers to rank third on the squad ... Had a career-high four triples against VMI (02/27) as he went 4-for-4 from long range ... He had 20 points and 12 rebounds against the Keydets (02/27) and was 7-of-8 from the field, 4-of-4 from 3-point range and 2-of-2 at the free throw line in 37 minutes ... Dished out 31 assists including a career-high tying four against The Citadel (02/22) ... Appeared on the 2016-17 Southern Conference Honor Roll.
2015-16 (Freshman): Appeared in 33 games for the Catamounts while making 22 starts ... Made first collegiate start at Davidson (12/12) ... Scored first career points in the season opener at Cincinnati (11/13) ... Scored a career-high nine points versus Wofford in the Southern Conference Quarterfinals ... Grabbed a career-high 11 rebounds against Warren Wilson (12/03) ... Made first career 3-pointer at Davidson (12/12) ... Dished out a season-high four assists on three occasions including versus Warren Wilson (12/03), at Pittsburgh (12/23) and versus Furman (02/27) ... Blocked first career shot at Morehead State (12/20) ... Had a career-high two steals twice including against Eastern Washington (12/14) and versus VMI (01/09) ... Led the team in rebounding three times and shared the lead once.
Prior to Western Carolina: Attended Cite Scolaire Internationale ... As a sophomore finished third in the National Championship in division 2 group A.