Wofford slides past Furman 76-52
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) Karl Cochran scored 22 points on 10-for-17 shooting to lead Wofford past Furman 76-52 on Saturday.
Trailing by four midway through the first half, Wofford (10-10, 5-3 Southern Conference) took control with a 15-1 run fueled by Cochran, who hit a 3-pointer, two layups and a jumper in the breakaway spurt, to make it 35-25 with under a minute left before the break. The Terriers then continued to pull away in the second half.
Spencer Collins contributed 20 points, including the final go-ahead jumper in the first half, and Eric Garcia added 10 for Wofford, which hit 29 of 61 from the field in gaining its third-straight win.
Furman (7-13, 1-6) led twice early in the game but couldn’t hang on, shooting just 41 percent from the field and allowing 16 turnovers.
Stephen Croone led the Paladins with 15 points, while Charlie Reddick had 12 and Kendrec Ferrara 10.