Furman
Elon
53 - 48 Final
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Furman holds off Elon 53-48

Jan 8, 2010 - 2:10 AM ELON, N.C.(AP) -- Jordan Miller scored 11 points and Furman pulled away late to defeat Elon 53-48 on Thursday.

Furman (8-6, 2-1 Southern Conference) won its third consecutive game despite shooting 28 percent in the second half (7-for-25) and 34.6 percent (18-for-52) for the game.

Elon's Devan Carter hit a layup to tie the score at 47 with 3:51 left, but Furman outscored the Phoenix 6-1 the rest of the way.

Darryl Evans scored on a layup to give the Paladins a 49-47 lead and Bryson Barnes hit two free throws for a 51-47 advantage with 2:32 left.

Carter's free throw cut it to 51-48, but Amu Saaka closed the scoring with two free throws at the buzzer.

The teams went a combined 0-for-7 from the field in the final 3:21.

Barnes added 10 points for Furman.

Drew Spradlin scored 12, Carter had 11 and Chris Long scored 10 for Elon (3-11, 1-2), which has lost five straight games.








  • NCAA BB
    FURMAN 51
    ELON 48 FINAL

    Jan 7 7:46 PM
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    Furman 51, Elon 48  2nd - 1:18Jan 7 7:43 PM
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    Furman 47, Elon 45  2nd - 4:38Jan 7 7:33 PM


  • NCAA BB
    FURMAN 24
    ELON 25 HALFTIME

    Jan 7 6:47 PM