ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) Tyzhaun Claude had 15 points in Western Carolina's 69-57 victory over East Tennessee State on Saturday night in the Southern Conference Tournament quarterfinals.
Claude had five rebounds for the Catamounts (18-14). Bernard Pelote and Tre Jackson added 14 points each.
The Buccaneers (12-20) were led in scoring by Jalen Haynes, who finished with 23 points, 10 rebounds and four assists. East Tennessee State also got 18 points from Jordan King.