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Furman's Historic Season Ends In CIT Second-Round Action vs. Louisiana

Brian WilmerFollow @sportsmatters GREENVILLE, S.C. – Furman basketball already had quite the list of accomplishments entering their second-round College Insider Tournament contest on Saturday.  Having already banked their first postseason win since 1974 with an 11-0 late-game run and buzzer-beating basket in the first round, and recording their second-highest win total in the...
Via College Hoops Digest
March 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Croone layup for Furman sinks Wofford, 63-62

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) Stephen Croone scored 17 points, including a layup at the buzzer, and Furman came back from an eight-point deficit in the final 3:13 to beat Wofford 63-62 on Saturday. Kris Acox and Devin Sibley had 11 points apiece for the Paladins (10-10, 4-3 Southern Conference), who snapped a six-game losing streak against Wofford. A Fletcher Magee 3-pointer put Wofford...
Via Associated Press
January 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Furman Guard Misses Wide-Open Dunk, Two Layups In Painful Sequence (Video)

All Furman guard Stephen Croone wants for Christmas is a fourth chance. The Paladins traveled to Cameron Indoor Stadium on Wednesday night to play No. 4 Duke where they subsequently got blown out 93-54. But in the midst of the brutal 39-point loss, Croone put together one of the most painful sequences of all time, missing three wide-open shots in excruciating fashion. It started...
Via NESN.com
November 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Furman hangs on for 86-83 win over Liberty

Stephen Croone scored 40 points and grabbed 11 rebounds - both career-highs - as Furman nearly blew a 24-point lead, holding on for an 86-83 win over Liberty. Furman (5-6) scored 15 straight second-half points to extend its lead to 66-42 with 12:26 to play. But Liberty (5-7) later had a run of its own, scoring 10 straight points to cut it to 70-61 with 6:24 remaining. Antwan Burrus...
Via Associated Press
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Furman rallies to defeat Presbyterian 74-59

Stephen Croone scored 24 points as Furman came back from a 10-point deficit in the second half to defeat Presbyterian on Saturday night. Croone, a 6-foot-1 point guard, grabbed a team-high nine rebounds and had seven assists. Stephen Wideman added 21 points, 15 on 3-pointers. William Gates Jr. scored 12 points. Keith Belfield hit two 3-pointers, his only points of the game, to...
Via Associated Press
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Hot-shooting Furman turns back Brevard 89-72

Larry Widemann scored 24 points and Stephen Croone added 22 as Furman turned back Brevan 89-72 Saturday. The Paladins (3-3) were hot, making 57 percent of their shots, including 14 of 23 3-pointers. Wideman hit 5 of 9 long-range shots and Croone hit all three of his. In fact, Croone didn't miss a shot all day, making six field goals and seven free throws. Furman also made 13 of...
Via Associated Press
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss
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