Furman hosts College of Charleston at Timmons Arena on Saturday. It starts at 4 p.m. EST. The Paladins fell to the Cougars 60-56 on Jan. 5 and are 1-9 against them over the last four years.
Furman is in 12th place in the conference, College of Charleston is in second place.
In spite of 17 points from Larry Wideman, the Paladins came up short 68-57 against Citadel on Feb. 28. He tallies 8.2 points per game and also adds 2 rebounds per game. For the Cougars, Andrew Lawrence finished with 10 points and 8 rebounds in the 55-50 win over Wofford on Feb. 28. He contributes a team-leading 13.1 points per game, 3.9 assists per game, and 1.5 steals per game.
StatSmack! Furman is better than College of Charleston
More property crime happens in Charleston so you better protect your valuables if you visit (when compared to Greenville -- according to the FBI).
The Furman basketball team finishes what they start, with a better graduation rate than College of Charleston (92 percent vs. 44 percent).