Gardner-Webb vs Furman

Furman edges past Gardner-Webb 75-64


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Greenville, S.C. (AP) Stephen Croone scored a career-best 30 points for Furman in a 75-64 victory over Garder-Webb on Tuesday night in the teams' first meeting since 2001.

Williams Gates netted 18 points on 7-of-11 shooting from the field to pace the Paladins (2-0) while Kendrec Ferrara added 10 rebounds and six points.

With Six lead changes in the first period, Furman headed into the half leading 37-29. The Palladins, led by new head coach Niko Medved, held the momentum for most of the second half, leading by as many as 15 points.

Jerome Hill posted a double-double with 19 points and 10 rebounds for the Runnin' Bulldogs (0-2). Gardner-Webb, who was the only team in the Big South Conference to reach the 20-win mark last season, battled to within two points early in to the second half before the Palladins ran away.

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Gardner-Webb (0-2)293564
Furman (2-0) «373875

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Big South
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Winthrop15-326-770
UNC-Ash.15-323-1073
Liberty14-421-14173
Gardner-Webb11-719-14186
High Point9-915-16235
Radford8-1014-18227
Campbell7-1119-18247
Char. So.7-1112-19295
Longwood3-156-24343
Presbyterian1-175-25347

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
 
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SC 64 Final
BAYL 66
HOFS 69 Final
LOU 97
GRAM 71 Final
MU 114
SCST 59 Final
MICH 93
VCU 59 Final
UVA 56
FORD 74 Final
SYR 89
UK 74 Final
MIST 78
OHIO 69 Final
OHST 79
UTVA 40 Final
OKST 93
OAK 60 Final
UCLA 91
FLA 53 Final
WISC 59
DUKE 83 Final
KAN 94