Furman 80, W. Carolina 66
Charlie Reddick scored 16 points and hot-shooting Furman
defeated Western Carolina 80-66 on Saturday.
The Paladins, who snapped a two-game losing streak, made 54
percent (27 of 50) of their field goal attempts including 11 of 20
from 3-point range. It’s was the Paladins’ best 3-point shooting
game and the fifth time they have shot better than 50 percent from
the field this season.
Bryant Irwin added 14 points and Bobby Austin had 12 for the
Paladins (13-13, 7-8 Southern Conference), who held Western
Carolina to 2-of-18 shooting from 3-point range.
Furman led by 14 at halftime and opened the second half with a
13-0 run to build a 51-24 lead after a 3-pointer by Irwin with
Tawaski King scored 14 points and Harouna Mutombo chipped in
with 13 for the Catamounts (10-17, 4-10), who have lost three in a
row and seven of their past eight.