Furman vs College of Charleston

Furman 69, Coll. of Charleston 63

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Brandon Sebirumbi scored 15 points as Furman built a 14-point second-half lead and held on to beat College of Charleston 69-63 Thursday night, posting the Paladins' first win on the Cougars' home floor since the 1952-53 season.

Furman (10-10, 4-5 Southern Conference) snapped a nine-game skid against Charleston (12-8, 4-5), which lost its third straight game.

The Paladins led 31-25 at halftime, then back-to-back 3-pointers by Bryant Irwin and a Chris Toler jumper made it 39-25.

Still trailing 41-27, the Cougars went on a 9-2 run, with Antwaine Wiggins scoring five consecutive points.

After Furman regained a double-digit advantage, Charleston closed to 67-61 with 56 seconds left. The Paladins then held on despite shooting 2 of 8 from the free-throw line as the Cougars missed four 3-point attempts.

Andrew Lawrence led the Cougars with 15 points, making 2 of 10 3-pointers, as Charleston shot 4 of 23 from long range.

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Furman Paladins
B. Sebirumbi, F295-105-891215
C. Toler, F131-50-02012
J. Loyd, G322-72-47216
C. Reddick, G254-83-420512
B. Austin, G191-10-02152
B. Irwin295-70-031114
B. Barnes222-73-66107
C. Reddick164-80-15128
D. Brown91-30-00112
D. Early60-11-22021
Totals 25-5714-254082069
 43.9%56% 
College of Charleston Cougars
T. Wiedeman, F334-92-4110410
A. Wiggins, F314-154-553312
A. Baru, C272-52-36036
A. Lawrence, G394-155-616215
N. Johnson, G282-32-22037
M. Sundberg233-71-23037
T. Dixon112-41-22036
J. Scott80-20-02000
Totals 21-6017-243892163
 35%70.8% 
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Mercer8-1019-15194
Samford4-1414-19252
VMI4-149-21317
Citadel3-1510-22322
 
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