CULLOWHEE, N.C. -- Mason Faulkner recorded a triple-double with 16 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds to carry Western Carolina to a 109-78 win over Samford on Wednesday night.
Western Carolina is undefeated (2-0) when scoring at least 100 points this season.
The 109 points were a season best for Western Carolina (18-10, 10-7 Southern Conference), which also achieved a season-high 28 assists.
Robert Allen, the Bulldogs' second leading scorer coming into the matchup at 14 points per game, was held to only 5 points on 2-of-12 shooting.
The Catamounts improve to 2-0 against the Bulldogs this season. Western Carolina defeated Samford 78-70 on Feb. 5. Western Carolina finishes out the regular season against East Tennessee State on the road on Saturday. Samford finishes out the regular season against VMI at home on Saturday.
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