Furman (6-20) Takes On Georgia Southern (11-17)

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1ST2ND TOTAL SPREAD
  Furman 27 34 61 +8.0
  Georgia Southern 30 48 78 -8.0
Sat, Feb 23 2013, 07:00 PM

Hanner Fieldhouse
Statesboro, GA
Attendance: 1,379

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Furman travels to Hanner Fieldhouse on Saturday to take on Georgia Southern. Tipoff is at 7 p.m. EST. The Paladins defeated the Eagles 81-74 on Jan. 31 and are 6-3 against them over the past four years.

Georgia Southern and Furman are neck and neck in the SoCon, holding down 10th and 12th place, respectively.

In their last matchup on Feb. 20, Larry Wideman put up 18 points for the Paladins in a loss to Davidson, 73-36. In addition to his 7.9 points per game, he is also chipping in 2 rebounds per game. For the Eagles, C.J. Reed finished with 9 points and 8 rebounds in the 53-47 loss to Wofford on Feb. 21. He averages 12.9 points per game in addition to a team-best 3.9 assists per game.

StatSmack! Furman is better than Georgia Southern
  • You'll do better on next semester's exams, right? Furman currently has a higher Academic Progress Rate (981 to 902) than Georgia Southern, per the NCAA.
  • The Furman basketball team finishes what they start, with a better graduation rate than Georgia Southern (92 percent vs. 63 percent).
  • Colin Reddick is ranked 10th in SoCon in blocks.
  • Kendrec Ferrara is ranked 6th in SoCon in blocks.
FUR Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C Colin Reddick 28 13 6 2 1 1 2
D+ Charlie Reddick 26 9 5 2 1 1 2
D+ Stephen Croone 28 10 3 4 1 0 4
D Kendrec Ferrara 27 7 5 1 0 1 2
D Jordan Loyd 23 4 5 4 0 0 0
D Bobby Austin 29 7 3 2 1 0 2
D Larry Wideman 25 8 2 1 0 0 2
D Bryant Irwin 24 7 4 0 0 0 1
F Keith Belfield 16 4 2 1 0 0 1
F David Brown 12 2 0 1 0 0 1
F Kevin Chuisseu 7 1 1 0 0 0 1
F Aaron O`Neill 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
GS Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C+ Eric Ferguson 30 14 7 1 2 1 2
C C.J. Reed 34 13 3 4 1 0 2
C- Cleon Roberts 26 9 2 1 1 0 1
D+ Tre Bussey 29 9 3 1 1 0 2
D C. Baskerville 18 5 4 0 1 0 1
D Marvin Baynham 18 5 4 1 0 0 1
D Jessie Pernell 22 5 1 1 1 0 1
D Brian Holmes 20 4 2 2 1 0 1
D Cole Rives 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
D- Tracy Ham Jr. 4 0 0 0 0 0 1
D- K. Dunnican 11 1 2 0 0 1 1
D- Sam Mike 8 2 1 0 0 0 0
F Chris Daniels 6 1 2 0 0 0 1

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SoCon Standings

OverallConf
1 Davidson 20-13 15-1
2 Chattanooga 18-15 12-4
3 Wofford 20-13 11-5
3 Elon 18-14 11-5
5 WCU 19-15 10-6
6 UNCG 14-18 7-9
7 GS 15-19 6-10
7 Samford 13-20 6-10
9 AppSt 9-21 5-11
 10Furman 9-21 3-13
11 Citadel 7-26 2-14
Last updated: Apr 10th, 2014

2013-2014 Roster

#21 Kris Acox Fr F 6-6 215
#32 Keith Belfield So G/F 6-6 205
#42 Kevin Chuisseu So F 6-8 230
#14 Stephen Croone So G 6-0 170
#35 Dominic Early So G/F 6-6 185
#30 Kendrec Ferrara So F 6-9 235
#22 W. Gates Jr. Fr G 6-1 180
#4 T.K. Hayes Fr G 6-1 175
#34 Damien Leonard Jr G 6-4 190
#10 Jordan Loyd So G 6-3 200
#5 Aaron O`Neill Jr G 6-0 180
#12 Charlie Reddick Sr G/F 6-5 200
#23 Adonis Rwabigwi Fr F 6-8 220
#24 Larry Wideman So G 6-4 190