Halftime Report

After a tough loss on the road their last time out, Western Carolina looks much better today on their home court. A win is still up for grabs for either team after one quarter, but Western Carolina is up 29-26 over the Bulldogs.

If Western Carolina keeps playing like this, they'll bump their record up to 17-7 in no time. On the other hand, The Citadel will have to make due with a 9-15 record unless they turn things around (and fast).

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The Citadel Bulldogs @ Western Carolina Catamounts

Current Records: The Citadel 9-14, Western Carolina 16-7

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Western Carolina and the Bulldogs are an even 5-5 against one another since January of 2020, but not for long. Both teams will face off in a Southern battle at 7:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday at Ramsey Center. The pair are out to turn their luck around after having lost tight contests in their previous games.

Western Carolina fought the good fight in their overtime match against the Terriers on Saturday but wound up with a less-than-desirable result. They fell just short of the Terriers by a score of 88-86. Despite running the score up even higher than they did in their prior game on Wednesday (85), Western Carolina still had to take the loss.

Meanwhile, The Citadel's recent rough patch got a bit rougher on Saturday after their third straight loss. They fell just short of the Buccaneers by a score of 62-60. The Citadel has struggled against the Buccaneers recently, as their match on Saturday was their third consecutive lost matchup.

The Catamounts have not been sharp recently as the team's lost five of their last six matchups, which put a noticeable dent in their 16-7 record this season. As for the Bulldogs, they dropped their record down to 9-14 with that defeat, which was their fifth straight on the road.

Looking forward, Western Carolina is the favorite in this one, as the experts expect to see them win by 11.5 points. Be careful betting them against the spread as while they're 12-9 ATS overall, they're only 3-7 against The Citadel in their most recent matchups.

Western Carolina was able to grind out a solid win over the Bulldogs in their previous matchup back in January, winning 80-71. Will Western Carolina repeat their success, or do the Bulldogs have a better game plan this time around? We'll find out soon enough.


Western Carolina is a big 11.5-point favorite against The Citadel, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Catamounts as a 11-point favorite.

The over/under is set at 139.5 points.

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Series History

Western Carolina and The Citadel both have 5 wins in their last 10 games.

  • Jan 03, 2024 - Western Carolina 80 vs. The Citadel 71
  • Jan 25, 2023 - The Citadel 81 vs. Western Carolina 70
  • Jan 14, 2023 - The Citadel 65 vs. Western Carolina 61
  • Jan 26, 2022 - The Citadel 68 vs. Western Carolina 66
  • Jan 05, 2022 - Western Carolina 94 vs. The Citadel 90
  • Mar 05, 2021 - The Citadel 100 vs. Western Carolina 86
  • Feb 06, 2021 - The Citadel 74 vs. Western Carolina 63
  • Feb 01, 2021 - Western Carolina 76 vs. The Citadel 75
  • Feb 22, 2020 - Western Carolina 96 vs. The Citadel 84
  • Jan 04, 2020 - Western Carolina 86 vs. The Citadel 82