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Furman holds off rally to beat Tennessee Tech 68-62

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Devin Sibley had 21 points, including a career-high five 3-pointers, and seven rebounds, Kris Acox had a double-double and Furman held on for a 68-62 win over Tennessee Tech on Monday night.

Acox scored 17 on 8-of-12 shooting and grabbed 11 rebounds.

Tennessee Tech (4-10) jumped to a 14-4 lead but Sibley scored 13 first-half points as the Paladins took a 30-28 lead into the break. The Golden Eagles made just one field goal in the first 6 1/2 minutes of the second half, including a scoreless stretch of nearly four minutes, and a traditional three-point play by Acox gave Furman (7-5) a 17-point lead with 8:10 remaining.

Aleksa Jugovic capped a 9-0 spurt with a 3-pointer to pull TTU within eight and, after Sibley hit a 3, Hakeem Rogers capped a 12-4 run with a 3-pointer that made it 65-62 with 39 seconds left, but the Golden Eagles missed their last three shots.

Rogers scored 19 for Tennessee Tech, which has lost four in a row.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
Team Stats
away team logo Furman 22-5 78.5 PPG 39.7 RPG 16.2 APG
home team logo Tennessee Tech 7-21 68.2 PPG 40.6 RPG 12.6 APG
Key Players
32
M. Rafferty 17.1 PPG 9.0 RPG 4.2 APG 63.5 FG%
4
J. Clay 14.4 PPG 3.8 RPG 4.2 APG 41.6 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB