SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Amu Saaka scored 22 points and Furman held Wofford to just one field goal in overtime in a 73-68 win Monday night.
The Paladins (15-5, 7-2 Southern Conference) scored the first seven points of overtime to lead 69-62 on Brandon Sebirumbi's free throws with 2:14 left. The Terriers (10-10, 7-2), who were 1 for 10 shooting in the extra period, missed all four of their field goals and both of their free throws during the stretch.
Furman shot 54 percent for the game (27 of 50), including 68 percent in the first half (17 of 25), in which they led 37-33. Noah States, who finished with 15 points, made two free throws with 33 seconds left in regulation to send it into overtime 62-62. Cameron Rundles then missed a layup as time expired in the second half for the Terriers.
Sebirumbi finished with 15 points in Furman's fourth straight win.
Noah Dahlman led Wofford with 24 points.