App State Dominates Second Half in Win over Winston-Salem State

BOONE, N.C. – App State trailed by one at halftime, but completely dominated the second half of an 81-49 rout of Winston-Salem State on Monday at the Holmes Convocation Center.
Trailing 32-31 after a first half in which the Mountaineers shot 28.2% from the field, App State (3-2) outscored the Rams (3-2) by a 50-17 margin over the last 20 minutes of the contest.
“Our team grades themselves at half on their performance, and then we talk about it, and we leave the locker room on the same page,” App State head coach Angel Elderkin said. “They knew that we weren’t us. Credit to Winston-Salem State for playing a really good first half, coming in here super inspired to knock us off. I thought we got a really good response from our…