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W. Carolina holds off Furman 64-57

Dec 5, 2009 - 11:34 PM GREENVILLE, S.C.(AP) -- Richie Gordon scored 15 points and Jake Robinson added 13, helping Western Carolina hold off Furman 64-57 on Saturday.

The Catamounts (7-1, 2-0 Southern Conference) held just a 55-53 lead with 1:51 left in the game, but Robinson converted a three-point play to spark a 9-4 game-winning run for Western Carolina.

Gordon finished 7-for-9 from the floor for the Catamounts, who have won six straight, and Robinson was 4-for-8. Robinson also hit all three of his team's 3-pointers in the win.

The Paladins (5-2, 1-1) finished 1-for-14 from beyond the arc.

Western Carolina led Furman by five points at halftime and outscored the Paladins 36-34 in the second half.

The Catamounts outscored Furman 34-18 in the paint, and got 27 bench points. The Paladins' bench scored just seven points.

Jordan Miller paced the Paladins with 15 points.








  • NCAA BB
    WESTRN CAROLINA 64
    FURMAN 57 FINAL

    Dec 5 6:04 PM
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    Western Carolina 52, Furman 50  2nd - 4:11Dec 5 5:43 PM


  • NCAA BB
    WESTRN CAROLINA 28
    FURMAN 23 HALFTIME

    Dec 5 4:51 PM