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PEORIA, Ill. (AP) -- Keaton Cole's basket with 5.7 seconds remaining Tuesday night gave Western Carolina a 68-67 victory over Bradley.

Cole finished with 13 points to lead the Catamounts (6-6). Harouna Mutombo had 11 points and nine rebounds, and Trey Sumler also scored 11 points. Brandon Boggs added 10 points and Ishmael Hollis contributed nine points and 10 rebounds for Western Carolina.

Dyricus Simms-Edwards had 17 points for Bradley (5-6). Jordan Prosser had 15 points and eight rebounds, Walt Lemon Jr. scored 11 and Taylor Brown 10 points for the Braves. Bradley coach Geno Ford played for and coached with Western Carolina's Larry Hunter when they were at Ohio.

Bradley plays No. 20 Michigan on the road Thursday night. Western Carolina, which hadn't played since Dec. 10, next faces UNC-Asheville on Dec. 28.

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