Oct. 22, 2013
Cullowhee, N.C. - With 17 days until the start of the 2013-14 men's basketball season on November 8 against Wittenberg University, seniors Brandon Boggs and Tawaski King sit down for a candid chat on the upcoming campaign.
The duo talks about the upcoming season, the preseason and the recently released Southern Conference rankings. Both players are entering their final season wearing the purple and gold and are both trying to reach 1,000 career points.
Boggs, a Greenville, S.C. native, has scored 946 career points. He is vying to become the 41st Catamount to cross the 1,000 point barrier. Last season, he appeared in all 33 games with 22 starts averaging 26.1 minutes per game and 10.3 points per game. He scored in double-digits 15 times including three, 20-point performances. His best stretch of the season came with back-to-back 20-point games. He tallied 26 points at Coastal Carolina on February 23 and 21 points against Chattanooga on February 28.
King, a native of Dublin, Ga., has scored 749 career points and is coming of his best season as a Catamount. King averaged 31.7 minutes per game and started all 33 games last year. He scored 364 points, 11 points per game, while shooting 50.2 percent from the floor. King scored in double-figures 21 times including the first 10 games of the season.
The final installation of the 2013-14 season preview by the WCU Class of 2014 will be shown on October 29 and feature 2013-14 preseason all-conference member, Trey Sumler.
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