Furman routs short-handed Samford in league opener

Furman dominates Samford to open league play Furman opened Southern Conference play in strong fashion, finishing out the final game of 2021 by posting a 81-49 win over under-manned and over-matched Samford squad Wednesday night at Timmons Arena.  Five Paladins were able to finish the night in double figures on a night when Furman answeredContinue reading “Furman routs short-handed Samford in league opener”

Furman finishes non-conference play strong with win over Presbyterian

Furman 75, Presbyterian 61 On a night when Alex Hunter became the program’s winningest player with 97-career victories as a member of the Furman basketball program, he didn’t even sit on the bench to celebrate the occasion with his team. That’s because the graduate senior experienced one of the scarier moments of his career inContinue reading “Furman finishes non-conference play strong with win over Presbyterian”

SoCon Hoops Update: Final week of 2021 means league play is on the horizon

Dec. 20, 2021 Though it wasn’t a full slate of action over the weekend, there were some entertaining inter-conference mid-major clashes on Saturday around the league. Below are recaps of Saturday’s and Sunday’s games, along with some intriguing league and team notes, as well as a non-scientific, though educated guess at the league’s power rankingsContinue reading “SoCon Hoops Update: Final week of 2021 means league play is on the horizon”

Furman drops heartbreaker at Mississippi State

Weary of travel and playing its second power six program in a 72-hour span, it would have been easy to mail it in when Furman saw its early 8-7 first-half lead turn into a 29-11 first half deficit, as Mississippi State began to roll in a place they simply refer to as ‘The Hump.’ FurmanContinue reading “Furman drops heartbreaker at Mississippi State”

Furman faces final power conference test at Mississippi State Friday Night

Furman heads from Chapel Hill to ‘The Hump’ to face Mississippi State Game 12: Furman (7-4) at Mississippi State (7-3) The Venue: Humphrey Coliseum (10,575) The Series: 5th meeting/Mississippi State leads 4-0 The Coaches: Bob Richey (96-38/5th yr); Ben Howland (123-85/5th yr at Miss St.) How To Watch: SEC Network/7 p.m. EST On Friday night,Continue reading “Furman faces final power conference test at Mississippi State Friday Night”

North Carolina overpowers Furman in second half

Furman was held to its lowest point total of the 2021-22 season, as North Carolina posted a 74-61 win Tuesday night at the Dean E. Smith Center in what was the first meeting between the two since the 1986-87 season. With the win, the Tar Heels claimed their fifth-straight win and improved to 8-2 overall,Continue reading “North Carolina overpowers Furman in second half”

Furman set to meet North Carolina Tuesday night

Furman and UNC face each other for the first time since the 1986-87 season Fresh off a strong performacne in a 73-65 win over a solid Appalachian State team, Furman heads into the final stretch of its non-conference play with maybe its toughest three-game slate, facing power six conference foes North Carolina (Dec. 14) andContinue reading “Furman set to meet North Carolina Tuesday night”

Winthrop outlasts Furman in another thriller

Jalen Slawson records program’s first-ever triple-double in loss Once again, Furman tested itself against one of the most storied programs in basketball in the Palmetto State, and as you might would have guessed, the game between the Paladins and the Winthrop Eagles came down to the wire. The game certainly lived up to its billingContinue reading “Winthrop outlasts Furman in another thriller”

Furman looks for revenge Tuesday night at Winthrop

Furman heads to Winthrop looking for fourth-straight win Game 9: Furman (6-2) at Winthrop (4-4) The Venue: Winthrop Coliseum (6,100) The Series: Tied 6-6 The Coaches: Furman–Bob Richey (95-36/5th yr); Mark Prosser (167-97/9th yr as a head coach/1st at Winthrop) Furman looks to gain some revenge at Winthrop Furman suffered its worst loss of theContinue reading “Furman looks for revenge Tuesday night at Winthrop”