NCAA Game Summary - Furman at Wofford
(Thursday, January 24)
Final Score: Wofford 63, Furman 50
Spartanburg, SC (Sports Network) - Spencer Collins led the way with 21 points as the Wofford Terriers defeated the Furman Paladins, 63-50, in a Southern Conference clash at Johnson Arena.
For the Terriers (8-12, 2-5 SoCon), Karl Cochran added 15 points and Lee Skinner just missed a double-double with 10 points and nine rebounds. Wofford has now won eight of its last nine games against the Paladins.
Stephen Croone finished with 14 points to pace the Paladins (5-13, 2-5), while Colin Reddick chipped in with 10 points.
Wofford shot just 36.4 percent from the field in the first half, but an 11-2 advantage on second chance points allowed it to take a 29-24 lead into intermission. Furman made 40 percent of its field goal attempts but went just 1-of-7 from 3-point range in the half.
After halftime, the Terriers found their shot, connecting on 50 percent from the field. They used a 14-3 run midway through the second half to take control of the game as they cruised to the victory and snapped a three-game losing streak.
Furman was plagued by 20 turnovers, which led to 23 Wofford points. The Terriers coughed the ball up just 10 times themselves.
01/24 22:56:09 ET