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Women's Basketball Hosts North Carolina Central Tuesday

Nov. 19, 2012

CULLOWHEE, N.C. - Western Carolina women's basketball (1-2) begins a four-game home stretch by hosting North Carolina Central (0-3) at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Ramsey Center.

Both the Catamounts and the Eagles are coming off loses. Western Carolina dropped a 56-42 decision at Coastal Carolina while North Carolina Central fell to Campbell 67-51 in Buies Creek, N.C.

Redshirt senior Diamond Hunnicutt paces Western Carolina averaging 10.7 points per game. Hunnicutt is coming off a double figure performance, scoring 10 points, against Coastal Carolina. She has scored in double figures in two of the first three games of the season. Western Carolina has played at most 12 players in a game. The most players who have seen action in a game by North Carolina Central was eight.

The Last Meeting
Western Carolina62
North Carolina Central49
November 11, 2011
Durham, N.C.
Rena Wakama Scores Career-High 19 Points in 62-49 Win over NC Central
Sophomore guard Rena Wakama scored a career-high 19 points in Western Carolina women's basketball's (1-0) 62-49 win over North Carolina Central University (0-1) Friday at McDougald/McLendon Gymnasium.

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Western Carolina vs. North Carolina Central
Mon., Nov. 20 - 7:00 p.m. ET
Cullowhee, N.C.
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For the second straight game, Western Carolina was held under 45 points, scoring just 40 points against Campbell and 42 against Coastal Carolina ... Diamond Hunnicutt's 10 points in the game accounted for almost a fourth of the Catamounts point total.

Shauna Terry's block against Coastal Carolina gave her 72 in her career ... She currently ranks fifth in the Catamount record books for blocks in a career and needs 11 blocks to move to fourth place.

Western Carolina is looking for its first home win of the season after dropping its home opener to Campbell on November 12.