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Davidson, NC (Sports Network) - Jake Cohen logged his first double-double of the season with 24 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Davidson Wildcats past the Western Carolina Catamounts, 73-59, in a Southern Conference bout at Belk Arena.

Cohen shot 9-of-16 from the field and added two blocks and two steals for Davidson (16-7, 11-1 SoCon), which extended its season-high winning streak to seven games. JP Kuhlman chipped in 13 points and seven assists, Nik Cochran scored 10 points, and Chris Czerapowicz grabbed 12 rebounds.

For WCU (8-15, 5-6), Trey Sumler and Tawaski King each netted 16 points, while Brandon Boggs had 12 points to go with five turnovers. The Catamounts have lost four in a row.

Davidson shot less than 40 percent from the field in the first half but still took a comfortable 38-22 lead into the break by putting together an impressive 12-of-14 showing from the foul line. WCU made only 30.3 percent of its field goal attempts in the opening frame.

The Wildcats' lead never dipped below double-digits after halftime.

Davidson finished 20-of-24 from the free-throw line, while WCU shot only 5- of-8 from the stripe.

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