Furman vs Appalachian State

Appalachian St. 72, Furman 66

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BOONE, N.C. (AP) - Nathan Healy finished with a double-double, 14 points and 12 rebounds, to lift Appalachian State over Furman 72-66 Monday night in Southern Conference play.

Michael Obacha, Jay Canty and Mike Neal each scored 14 points to help Appalachian State (11-13, 7-6) win for the third time in four games.

Trailing 64-60 at the 2:30 mark, Larry Wideman made a 3-pointer for Furman (6-17, 3-9) to cut the lead to one, 64-63 with 1:31 left to play. That was the closest the Paladins would get.

Canty converted a three-point play for the Mountaineers on the ensuing possession to extend the lead to 67-63 with 1:07 remaining.

Appalachian state made 5 of its last 6 free throws to close out Furman.

The Mountaineers led by as many as 18 points, while the Paladins never led.

Furman, which has lost four in a row, was led by Stephen Croone with 20 points.

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Scoreboard
Furman (6-17)283866
Appalachian State (11-13) «343872

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Furman Paladins
C. Reddick, F352-73-66337
K. Ferrara, F324-101-281110
L. Wideman, G343-72-200311
S. Croone, G315-1010-1333120
C. Reddick, G132-30-01034
B. Austin344-80-032210
B. Irwin112-50-04024
D. Brown40-00-00000
A. O'Neill40-10-00030
K. Chuisseu20-00-00010
Totals 22-5116-233191966
 43.1%69.6% 
Appalachian State Mountaineers
N. Healy, F386-82-2120214
J. Canty, F326-122-353214
M. Obacha, F254-76-630514
M. Neal, G323-75-536414
T. Hamilton, G272-60-01115
J. Trice210-44-64014
T. Baskin152-50-23035
C. Burgess81-20-01012
B. Okam20-00-10010
Totals 24-5119-2535102072
 47.1%76% 
Southern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
ETSU17-427-855
UNC-Green.16-525-1095
Furman14-523-1296
Wofford11-916-17190
Chattanooga10-919-12139
Samford10-1120-16170
Mercer9-1015-17192
Citadel5-1512-21283
W. Carolina4-159-23271
VMI3-166-24329

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT-Arlington14-427-945
Georgia St.12-620-13104
Arkansas St.11-720-12120
Texas St.11-722-14179
Ga. Southern11-718-15122
UL Lafayette10-821-12114
Troy10-822-15147
Coast. Car.10-820-19183
S. Alabama7-1114-18231
Little Rock6-1215-17244
App. St.4-149-21300
UL-Monroe2-169-24297
 
Other games
MU 55 Final
GTOWN 63
KSU 62 Final
KAN 83