Brown leads The Citadel past Western Carolina 100-86 in SoCon Tournament

Brown leads The Citadel past Western Carolina 100-86 in SoCon Tournament
Hayden Brown had 19 points, 13 rebounds as The Citadel advanced in the SoCon Tournament with a win over Western Carolina (Source: Todd Drexler/SESPORTSMEDIA.com/SoConPhotos.com)

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Hayden Brown had 19 points and 13 rebounds as The Citadel topped Western Carolina 100-86 in the first round of the Southern Conference tournament on Friday.

The Citadel (13-11) faced top-seeded UNC Greensboro on Saturday.

Stephen Clark and Tyler Moffe added 18 points apiece for the Bulldogs, while Fletcher Abee chipped in 17.

The Citadel is 3-1 this season when scoring at least 100 points. The Citadel scored 68 second-half points, a season high for the team.

Mason Faulkner scored a season-high 29 points for the Catamounts (11-16). Kameron Gibson added 15 points, and Xavier Cork had 14 points and 10 rebounds.