Wofford 66, Appalachian St. 64

Brad Loesing scored 16 points and Lee Skinner added 11 as

Wofford survived a late rally to beat Appalachian State 66-64 on


Wofford led 27-25 at halftime and pushed that lead to 46-31

behind a Drew Crowell layup with 14 minutes left to play.

Appalachian State (10-15, 6-9 Southern Conference) rallied to

cut the deficit to 59-58 after Tab Hamilton converted a four-point

play but Skinner made two free throws and Loesing hit a 3-pointer

to seal the win for Wofford.

Kevin Giltner had 13 and Crowell added 10 and nine rebounds for

the Terriers who won the battle of the boards 39-25. Giltner was 3

of 5 from behind the arc as Wofford (16-11, 9-6) shot 43.8 percent

(7 of 16) from 3-point range.

Mike Neal led Appalachian State with 15 and Hamilton chipped in

with 11.

It’s Wofford’s fifth-straight win against Appalachian State.