Furman’s Non-Conference Notes and Report Card

Overall, Furman’s men’s basketball team had a pretty solid finish to non-conference play heading into SoCon play in-earnest at the end of the month. The Paladins’ 9-4 record through the first 13 games of the season has seen plenty of ups and a few downs, as Furman prepares to go to work towards claiming aContinue reading “Furman’s Non-Conference Notes and Report Card”

Furman closes non-conference play in style with win over Anderson

Five Furman players scored in double figures, and Furman recorded season highs in points (106) and assists (29), as the Paladins posted a 106-79 non-conference win over the Anderson University Trojans. It was the final non-conference game before Furman begins SoCon play in-earnest on Dec. 29 against VMI. With the win, Furman secured a 9-4Continue reading “Furman closes non-conference play in style with win over Anderson”

Bothwell’s ‘dagger’ finally buries Stephen F. Austin

Bothwell Delivers in ‘The Well’ Again Mike Bothwell drove baseline and knocked down a floater from about eight feet out on the baseline, and Furman held off Stephen F. Austin for a thrilling 72-70 non-conference win Saturday evening in the second of the three-game Greenville Winter Invitational at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena. Bothwell’s career-bestContinue reading “Bothwell’s ‘dagger’ finally buries Stephen F. Austin”

Greenville Winter Invitational: Furman faces Stephen F. Austin Saturday

Who: Furman (7-4) vs. Stephen F. Austin (6-4) What: Greenville Winter Invitational When: Saturday, Dec. 17, 2022, 4:30 p.m. EST Where: Bon Secours Wellness Arena (13,951)/Greenville, S.C. Series: First-ever meeting between the two Coaches: Furman–Bob Richey (118-50/6th yr)/Stephen F. Austin–Kyle Keller (132-55/7th year) Preview and Overview: One of the more interesting games to highlight Furman’sContinue reading “Greenville Winter Invitational: Furman faces Stephen F. Austin Saturday”

NC State’s pressure too much for Furman

Terquavion Smith scored a game-high 24 points, and North Carolina forced 20 Furman turnovers, including registering 17 steals, as the Wolfpack posted a 92-73 non-conference win over the Paladins Tuesday night at PNC Arena. “The turnovers really bothered us but just as much as the turnovers bothered us, the switching bothered us and we’re notContinue reading “NC State’s pressure too much for Furman”

Furman heads to North Carolina State Tuesday

Furman (7-3, 0-0 SoCon) at North Carolina State (8-3, 0-2 ACC), 6:30 p.m. EST Date and Venue: Dec. 13, 2022/PNC Arena (19,722) Series: 34th meeting/North Carolina State leads 31-2 Coaches: Furman-Bob Richey (118-49/6th yr.)/NC State-Kevin Keatts (98-71/6th yr) Preview: Furman heads and North Carolina State will square off on the college basketball hardwood for theContinue reading “Furman heads to North Carolina State Tuesday”

Furman soars past Winthrop

Playing the second game of a three-game homestand and coming off an 85-82 loss last time out against Big South member High Point, Furman spent the past couple practices trying find the right focus and intensity on the defensive end of the floor. Against a team picked to finish second in the Big South Conference—theContinue reading “Furman soars past Winthrop”

SoCon Basketball Notebook: A look back at the first month of the season in SoCon hoops (part 2)

In part two of looking back at the first month of Southern Conference basketball, I take a look at teams projected No. 6-10 in the Southern Conference preseason coaches’ poll, as I take a look at how things have gone over the first month of the season and take a look at the non-conference matchupsContinue reading “SoCon Basketball Notebook: A look back at the first month of the season in SoCon hoops (part 2)”

SoCon Basketball Notebook: A look back at the first month of the season in SoCon hoops (part 1)

We’re a little over a month into the 2022-23 season, and it’s becoming apparent the SoCon is a little down this year and with only eight of the top 25 scorers returning in the early season, it was a concern that the league might struggle this season. I will split this notebook up into twoContinue reading “SoCon Basketball Notebook: A look back at the first month of the season in SoCon hoops (part 1)”

Furman uses Alex Williams’ second half spark to get past feisty S.C. State

On a day when most had Furman fans had their collective attention on the prospects of head coach Clay Hendrix’s Paladin football team and its second round FCS playoff game in San Antonio at Incarnate Word, Furman head basketball Bob Richey and his basketball team made alterations to its schedule to accommodate a ‘watch party’Continue reading “Furman uses Alex Williams’ second half spark to get past feisty S.C. State”