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Women's Basketball Plays at North Carolina Central Thursday

Dec. 18, 2013

DURHAM, N.C. - Western Carolina women's basketball (6-3) will play at North Carolina Central University (4-4) at 2 p.m. Thursday, in McDougald-McLendon Gymnasium, in its final game before breaking for Christmas.

The Catamounts are coming off a 56-47 win, at home, over Charleston Southern Monday. North Carolina Central fell to Campbell 56-45 also on Monday night.


Current six-game winning streak is the longest for Western Carolina since the Catamounts won 10 straight in 2009 - during that stretch, WCU also swept through the SoCon Tournament and defeated College of Charleston 101-87 to claim the 2009 SoCon Tournament crown ... The six-game winning streak is also the longest win streak of WCU Head Coach Karen Middleton's five-year tenure at WCU.

The Last Meeting
North Carolina Central55
Western Carolina67
November 20, 2012
Cullowhee, N.C.
Women's Basketball Downs North Carolina Central, 67-55
Three players scored in double figures as Western Carolina women's basketball (2-2) defeated North Carolina Central (0-4) 67-55 Tuesday in the Ramsey Center.

Western Carolina is 2-3 in road games this season.

In the last six games, Western Carolina is outscoring opponents by a 7.8 scoring margin and outscoring teams 190 to 133 in the second half.

Gameday Information
Western Carolina at North Carolina Central
Thur., Dec. 19 - 2:00 p.m. ET
Durham, N.C.
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For the second straight game, Western Carolina has held its opponent below 50 points.

Former Western Carolina women's basketball player Kendra Eaton, a member of the 2009 Southern Conference Tournament Champion team is an assistant at North Carolina Central.

The game will be broadcast on Power 90.5 and with Kyle Rush providing the play-by-play.