Furman vs Western Kentucky

Furman 76, W. Kentucky 63

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - Bryson Barnes scored 26 points, including 11 free throws in the second half, as Furman defeated Western Kentucky 76-63 Saturday night for its third consecutive victory.

The Paladins (6-4) sank 22 of 26 second-half free-throw attempts, including 16 of 20 in the final 7:11 after the Hilltoppers (4-8) cut a 45-30 deficit to five points, 56-51.

Furman, which shot 51.2 percent (21 of 41) from the field in the game, also got 11 points and seven assists from Richard Brown and 10 points from Brandon Sebirumbi. Barnes grabbed 11 rebounds.

Western Kentucky shot 36.7 percent (22 of 60) from the field and hurt itself at the free-throw line, making less than half (12 of 25) in the game.

Derrick Gordon scored 12 points and Jamal Crook and Kahlil McDonald had 11 apiece for the Hilltoppers, who came in averaging 59.7 points per game, their lowest average since the 1945-46 squad.

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Furman Paladins
C. Reddick, F162-62-22046
B. Sebirumbi, F122-46-610510
R. Brown, G384-63-417211
B. Austin, G313-62-24109
C. Reddick, G282-50-27055
B. Barnes276-911-14110326
B. Irwin202-31-22107
C. Toler140-22-21022
D. Early70-00-00000
J. Loyd40-00-03000
D. Brown30-00-00100
Totals 21-4127-3436102176
 51.2%79.4% 
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers
G. Fant, F213-61-37057
V. Zollo, F122-30-01024
T. Price, G383-110-04439
D. Gordon, G342-77-1493312
J. Crook, G204-93-511411
N. Snipes273-70-01156
K. McDonald234-110-132211
K. Kaspar110-20-01000
T. Akol80-20-01020
K. Anyigbo61-21-20023
Totals 22-6012-2532112863
 36.7%48% 
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ETSU4-214-5121
Samford4-313-7125
Wofford3-38-11239
Mercer3-59-12180
Citadel2-79-13254
W. Carolina1-66-14225
VMI1-64-14336

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La. Tech6-114-6178
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Old Dominion4-311-8144
Rice3-413-7167
Charlotte3-49-9229
Western Ky.3-49-11221
So. Miss3-46-13337
UTEP2-34-13346
FAU1-65-13334
FIU1-65-15342
North Texas0-76-13307
 
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