ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) Bubba Parham had a career-high 41 points as VMI beat Western Carolina 96-83 in the first round of the Southern Conference Tourney on Friday.
Parham made 6 of 8 3-pointers and shot 17 for 18 from the line.
Carlos Dotson tied a season high with 27 points and had 13 rebounds for the Catamounts (7-25). Kameron Gibson added 23 points. Marc Gosselin had 10 points.