The Citadel vs Furman

Furman holds on to beat The Citadel 76-67


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GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) Stephen Croone scored 23 points to lead Furman to a 76-67 victory over The Citadel on Saturday in the 200th meeting of the schools.

Furman (8-17, 2-10 Southern Conference) led 38-27 at the half and stretched that lead to 48-32 with 16:01 remaining. The Bulldogs gradually cut the lead and were only trailing 67-60 with 3:19 left. Ashton Moore hit a 3-pointer with 1:43 left to close to 69-65, but the Bulldogs could get no closer.

Furman won the inside game, making 30 points in the paint compared to 18 for The Citadel.

William Gates Jr. had 12 points and Adonis Rwabigwi and Charlie Reddick added 11 apiece for Furman.

Moore led The Citadel with 22 points.

The Paladins have a 116-84 record against The Citadel, which has now lost 15 consecutive games.

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Scoreboard
The Citadel (4-23)274067
Furman (8-17) «383876

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