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Magee helps Wofford down Chattanooga, advance to semifinals

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) Fletcher Magee hit a dagger of a 3-pointer to blunt a Chattanooga rally, finished with 24 points and Wofford broke away to defeat Chattanooga 79-67 on Saturday in a Southern Conference Tournament quarterfinal. The win advances fifth-seeded Wofford (16-16) into a semifinal against top-seeded UNC Greensboro (24-8) on Sunday. Eric Garcia scored 18 points with...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Wofford beats VMI 81-63 behind Magee's 24 points

LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) Fletcher Magee hit six 3-pointers and scored 24 points, Cameron Jackson added 20 points, and Wofford beat VMI 81-63 on Wednesday after shooting 12 of 26 from behind the arc. Ryan Sawvell scored 12 points and grabbed nine rebounds, Nathan Hoover had 10 points, for the Terriers' (15-15, 10-7 Southern Conference). Eric Garcia dished nine of Wofford's 17 assists...
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February 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Wofford holds off Division II Mars Hill late, 79-76

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) Erik Garcia and Cameron Jackson each converted a pair of free throws late and Wofford earned its second win in its first seven games by holding off Division II Mars Hill, 79-76 Tuesday night. Vernon Jackson drilled a 3-pointer to get the Mountain Lions within one, 75-74 with 2:35 left, but Garcia pushed the lead to three with two free throws with 1:29 remaining...
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November 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Wofford LB Michael Roach credits trainers for saving his life

Over the weekend, the Wofford Terriers got a big scare when linebacker Michael Roach collapsed on the sidelines, causing the training staff to jump into action and begin performing CPR on him. Fortunately, he was okay after being transported by ambulance to the hospital. He spoke with reporters on Wednesday and he credited the school’s training staff and team doctor for saving...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Collins' 23 helps Wofford defeat The Citadel 99-89

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) Spencer Collins scored 23 points, C.J. Neumann collected 11 rebounds and Eric Garcia handed out 11 assists as Wofford beat The Citadel 99-89 Saturday night. Wofford (14-13, 10-4 Southern) took control early and led 52-37 at halftime. Quinton Marshall's dunk brought The Citadel to within 59-54, but Justin Gordon followed with a dunk that sparked a 9-2 Terriers...
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February 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Wofford sets NCAA 3-point FG percentage record

There is catching fire on the basketball court, and then there is what the Wofford men’s basketball team did Monday night. Wofford went 17-of-21 on 3s yesterday (81%). It is best 3-point FG percentage by a team in Men's Division I history (minimum 20 3-pt FGA). — ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) February 9, 2016 The Terriers (12-13) played VMI in a Southern Conference matchup...
Via The Comeback
February 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Magee scores career-best 34; Wofford beats VMI 92-60

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) Fletcher Magee hit career-high nine 3-pointers and scored a career-best 34 points to lead Wofford to an easy 92-60 win over VMI on Monday night. The freshman guard also set career marks for field goals (11) and shooting percentage (84.6), and added four assists. Eric Garcia added four 3-pointers and 12 points, and Justin Gordon had 11 points for the Terriers...
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February 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Wofford wins close game with Samford, 78-75

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Spencer Collins scored 18 points and added seven rebounds to help lead Wofford to a 78-75 win over Samford on Saturday. Wofford held a 74-68 lead with 38 seconds to go, but a layup by Samford's Wyatt Walker and a foul by Fletcher Magee set up Walker's 3-point play which cut the lead to three. After Collins hit a free throw, Darius Jones-Gibson made a layup...
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February 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Wofford wallops ETSU 87-73 as Collins scores 24

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) Spencer Collins poured in 24 points and Justin Gordon 15 as Wofford built a comfortable halftime lead and cruised past East Tennessee State 87-73 on Thursday night, handing the Buccaneers just their second loss in the last 10 games. Collins, who leads the Southern Conference in scoring and 3-point shooting, was 5-for-13 shooting from the field, but 4 of...
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January 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Garcia leads Wofford past NAIA Tennessee Wesleyan 89-66

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) Eric Garcia scored 16 points, including a career-high tying four 3-pointers, with seven assists to help Wofford beat NAIA Tennessee Wesleyan 89-66 Tuesday night. Fletcher Magee and Spencer Collins added 15 points apiece, and Ryan Sawvell scored 11 with seven rebounds for Wofford. Sawvell made 5 of 7 field goals and Garcia hit 5 of 6 as the Terriers (8-11...
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January 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Mercer clips Wofford 70-69 in OT

MACON, Ga. (AP) Desmond Ringer scored a career-high 21 points, including the game-winning jumper with 17 seconds left, and Mercer hung on to beat Wofford 70-69 in overtime on Saturday. The win gives Mercer (14-4, 4-1 Southern Conference) five wins in its last six games. Ringer made a layup with eight seconds left in regulation to tie the score at 64 and send the game to OT. Wofford...
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January 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Collins lifts Wofford past Samford, 69-64 to open SoCon 3-0

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) Spencer Collins scored 12 straight points in the final 2 minutes, 12 seconds to pull Wofford out of a 64-55 hole and carry the Terriers to a 69-64 win over Samford for their third straight Southern Conference victory of the season. Samford (10-6, 1-2) held Wofford (6-9, 3-0) scoreless for more than three minutes while Darius Jones-Gibson and Jamal Shabazz...
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January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Jones scores 21, leads Vanderbilt past Wofford, 80-56

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Damian Jones scored a season-high 21 points and grabbed seven rebounds, leading Vanderbilt to an 80-56 win over Wofford on Saturday night Jones scored 14 points in the first half, the most by a Commodore this season. The 7-foot junior center, projected as a first-round NBA draft pick, hit 7 of 13 from the floor and 7 of 10 from the foul line. Vanderbilt...
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December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Wofford beats Maryland-Eastern Shore 71-61

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) Spencer Collins scored 21 points and Wofford picked up its first victory with a 71-61 win Saturday over Maryland-Eastern Shore in the Terriers' home opener. Eric Garcia scored 14 points, including four free throws when Wofford finished the game on a 10-4 run to hold off the Hawks. Fletcher Magee added 12 points and Justin Gordon 10. C.J. Neumann grabbed...
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November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Clemson to Sport New Helmets in 2015?

Yesterday, Clemson’s assistant football coach, Durrell Barry posted the alleged new hardware via Twitter. It features an orange chrome finish with a golden hue Clemson paw on the side. All heresy as of now, the Tigers open the season versus the Wofford Terriers and play their first away game (a very possible reveal for an alternate helmet) on Thursday night, September 17th as...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Five college coaches who should be given a bigger program

By Matt Zemek With 351 Division I teams, college basketball has a very tall coaching ladder. There’s always ample space in which to move up or down. A year ago, Frank Haith looked at his situation at Missouri and realized himself that a downward move on the ladder — from Missouri to Tulsa — was necessary. Give Haith credit for possessing and then demonstrating the self-awareness...
Via The Student Section
April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Arkansas vs. Wofford – Game Time, TV Channel, Announcers, Betting Line, Predictions

Twitter/RazorbackMBB The Arkansas Razorbacks were the second-best team in the SEC this past year, finishing in second place in both the regular season and the conference tournament. As a reward, they were given a 5-seed in the upcoming NCAA Tournament. Their opponent? The Wofford Terriers, who won the Southern conference regular season title and tournament championship. The Terriers...
Via College Spun
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Wofford scrapes by Furman for Southern title, NCAA tourney spot

ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Lee Skinner scored 17 points, Eric Garcia added 15, and top-seeded Wofford held off 10th-seeded Furman 67-64 to capture the Southern Conference championship on Monday night and earn its fourth trip to the NCAA Tournament in six seasons. The Terriers (28-6) ended the Paladins' unlikely run to the championship and won despite Furman shooting 52 percent from the field...
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March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Wofford's Cochran, Young honored by Southern Conference awards

  Wofford guard Karl Cochran was named the Southern Conference player of the year and the Terriers' Mike Young the league's coach of the year on Tuesday. Cochran and Young won honors in separate voting from league coaches and media. Furman guard Devin Sibley was named the league's freshman of the year by coaches and media. The coaches also voted for a defensive player of the year...
Via AP on Fox
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Wofford's Cochran, Young head Southern Conference awards

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) Wofford guard Karl Cochran was named the Southern Conference player of the year and the Terriers' Mike Young the league's coach of the year on Tuesday. Cochran and Young won honors in separate voting from league coaches and media. Furman guard Devin Sibley was named the league's freshman of the year by coaches and media. The coaches also voted for a defensive...
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March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Wofford beats Furman 62-60, claims SEC regular season crown

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) Lee Skinner scored 17 points and Wofford held off Furman 62-60 in the final minutes on Saturday to claim the Southern Conference regular season championship. Wofford (25-6, 16-2) has a first-round bye and plays its first tournament game in the quarterfinals on March 7th. Spencer Collins made a layup and Karl Cochran hit a 3 for a 53-45 Wofford lead with 1:29...
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February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Wofford hangs on against VMI, 65-62

LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) Karl Cochran scored 18 points and added 12 rebounds to help lead Wofford to a 65-62 victory over VMI on Saturday, extending its season-long winning streak to seven games. Wofford (20-5, 11-1 Southern Conference) held a commanding 42-24 lead at the break. However VMI stormed back in the second half, highlighted by a 9-0 run in the final four minutes capped off...
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February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Wofford beats East Tennessee State 72-64

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) Karl Cochran scored 14 points with five assists and three rebounds as Wofford held on to beat East Tennessee State 72-64 on Saturday night. Cochran finished with 4-of-11 shooting from the field, including 2-of-9 from distance. He also sank 4 of 4 free throws. Lee Skinner posted a double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds for the Terriers (16-5, 7-1 Southern...
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January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Wofford holds on to beat Samford 68-65

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Karl Cochran scored 15 points and grabbed five rebounds as Wofford held on in the final minutes to beat Samford 68-65 in a Southern Conference opener for both teams on Saturday. Eric Garcia added 14 points for the Terriers (10-4, 1-0) and Spencer Collins had 10. Wofford took a 25-24 lead on a 9-2 run to finish the first half after trailing most of the period...
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January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Wofford defeats Florida National 88-57

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) Justin Gordon was a perfect 6 of 6 from the field, his 15 points leading four others into double figures as Wofford remained perfect at home with an 88-57 defeat of Florida National on Saturday. Lee Skinner and Derrick Brooks each scored 13 for the Terriers (7-2), who are 4-0 at home, and Spencer Collins added 12 points, Jaylen Allen 10. The Conquistadors...
Via AP on Fox
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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