Furman vs Appalachian State

Appalachian St. 72, Furman 66


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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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
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
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
W. Carolina12-719-15
Ga. Southern8-1115-19
App. St.5-129-21
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GU 63
KSU 62 Final
KAN 83