CULLOWHEE, N.C. -- Ashley Williams scored 17 points with three 3-pointers, Mike Amius added 13 points with three of 14 steals, and Western Carolina routed Div. II Southern Wesleyan 108-48 on Thursday night in its final non-conference game of the season.
Marcus Thomas scored 10 points for the Catamounts (9-11, 5-2 Southern Conference), who hit 14 3-pointers, shot 53.9 percent from the field, and forced 24 Warriors turnovers. Williams and Amius combined to go 12 for 12 from the field.
Desmond Johnson, Deriece Parks and Charlendez Brooks had four assists apiece and WCU had 26 assists on 41 baskets. It was the most field goals scored since the Catamounts hit 40 against VMI on Feb. 21, 2015.
Amius made a go-ahead dunk in the Catamounts opening 18-2 run, and Western Carolina never trailed and led 51-25 at halftime.
Devonte Fuller's free throw made it 100-46 amid a 13-0 run in the final 2:24. The last time Western Carolina scored 100 at home was on Jan. 19, 2017, against The Citadel.
Gavin Sears led Southern Wesleyan with 14 points, 10 rebounds.
Transfer Andrew Nembhard eligible to play for Gonzaga men's basketball
Andrew Nembhard, who started all 67 games for the Gators over the past two seasons before transferring to Gonzaga in the spring, is eligible to play immediately after getting an NCAA waiver.
Baylor-Seton Hall men's basketball game canceled
Baylor had its third game canceled since coach Scott Drew tested positive for COVID-19, and the Bears will now open their season against Illinois in the Jimmy V Classic on Dec. 2.
Tennessee Volunteers ruled out of Jimmy V Classic after COVID-19 positive tests
Tennessee, which was supposed to play No. 1 Gonzaga in the Jimmy V Classic, will not participate in the event after the Vols paused activities in the program due to positive COVID-19 test results.