Furman vs Appalachian State

Appalachian St. 56, Furman 50

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BOONE, N.C. (AP) - Mike Neal scored 15 points and Jamaal Trice had a key dunk as Appalachian State defeated Furman 56-50 Thursday night in a Southern Conference game.

The Mountaineers (7-8, 3-2) led throughout the second half, taking a nine-point lead, 48-39, on Omar Carter's 3-pointer with 8:08 remaining.

The Paladins (7-9, 1-4) cut the margin to two points and trailed 52-50 on Brandon Sebirumbi's jumper with 2:35 left.

After two unsuccessful possessions by each team, Trice's dunk made it 54-50 with 36 seconds to play. Carter later added two free throws.

Furman led 20-10 with 11:03 left in the first half after Charlie Reddick's 3-pointer, but Appalachian went on a 15-3 run and took the lead on Neal's 3-pointer 4:31 before halftime. Neal scored the Mountaineers' final eight first-half points.

Nathan Healy added 12 points and Andre Williamson 10 for Appalachian State.

Sebirumbi led Furman with 18 points and Reddick had 14.

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Furman Paladins
B. Sebirumbi, F347-114-521318
C. Reddick, F60-00-00010
C. Reddick, G375-110-060214
B. Austin, G321-30-02233
R. Brown, G101-30-00203
B. Barnes221-40-06022
J. Loyd222-54-42238
D. Early160-40-01000
C. Toler111-30-01012
D. Brown70-00-02210
B. Irwin30-20-00000
Totals 18-468-92691650
 39.1%88.9% 
Appalachian State Mountaineers
A. Williamson, F305-70-054210
M. Neal, G345-93-652115
O. Carter, G311-62-26015
T. Hamilton, G281-80-01023
J. Trice, G173-52-25039
N. Healy255-71-243112
G. Vilarino151-50-01012
B. Okam100-00-02010
M. Woods100-00-00200
Totals 21-478-1230111256
 44.7%66.7% 
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UNC-Green.10-815-19237
Mercer8-1019-15194
Samford4-1414-19252
VMI4-149-21317
Citadel3-1510-22322
 
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