CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Onno Steger made 8 of 12 3-pointers and scored 28 points, Carlos Dotson grabbed 10 rebounds and scored 10 points, including a late go-ahead layup, and Western Carolina beat The Citadel 86-82 on Saturday to win its third straight.
Fletcher Abee's 3-pointer with 55 seconds left put The Citadel up 82-81, but Dotson made a layup and he and Mason Faulkner combined for three free throws before a 3-point try by The Citadel's Tyson Batiste with 5 seconds left missed.
Faulkner scored 19 points with six assists and Kameron Gibson added 12 for the Catamounts (10-3, 2-0 Southern Conference), who made 13 of 20 free throws and 15 of 34 3-pointers, but were outscored 42-26 in the paint.
Abee and Batiste scored 18 points apiece with Batiste adding six assists for the Bulldogs (6-8, 0-3), who have lost three straight. Kaiden Rice scored 13 points.
Western Carolina plays at VMI on Wednesday and The Citadel plays at Wofford next Saturday.
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