NCAA Basketball

Furman Paladins (23-10)


Tue. 2/20 Fri. 2/23 Sun. 2/25 Sat. 3/3 Sun. 3/4
vs. VMI 
W 76-54
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@ WCU 
W 78-55
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@ EastTn 
W 79-76
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vs. WCU 
W 97-73
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@ EastTn 
L 52-63
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Bradford, ETSU beat Furman, advance to SoCon tourney finals

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) Desonta Bradford had 20 points and eight rebounds and freshman Mladen Armus had his first double-double to help East Tennessee State beat Furman 63-52 on Sunday night in the Southern Conference Tournament semifinals.

The second-seeded Buccaneers (25-8) will play No. 1 seed UNC Greensboro in the championship game Monday. ETSU beat the Spartans 79-74 for the conference tournament title last season.

Armus finished with 10 points and a season-high 12 rebounds and Devontavius Payne scored 12 points for the Bucs.

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Leaders
Points: D. Sibley14.2
Rebounds: M. Rafferty7.2
Assists: D. Fowler3.1
FG%: D. Sibley46.1%
FT%: No qualifiers
3P%: A. Brown43.3%
Steals: M. Rafferty1.6
Blocks: M. Rafferty0.6
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Virginia31-3
2 Villanova36-4
3 Xavier29-6
4 Kansas31-8
5 Michigan State30-5
6 Cincinnati31-5
7 Michigan33-8
8 Gonzaga32-5
9 Duke29-8
10 North Carolina26-11
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Villanova36-4
2 Michigan33-8
3 Kansas31-8
4 Duke29-8
5 Virginia31-3
6 Texas Tech27-10
7 Loyola Chicago32-6
8 Xavier29-6
9 Purdue30-7
10 Gonzaga32-5
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Southern Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
UNCG 15-3 27-8
East Tennessee State 14-4 25-9
Furman 13-5 23-10
Wofford 11-7 21-13
Mercer 11-7 19-15
Western Carolina 8-10 13-19
Samford 6-12 10-22
Citadel 5-13 11-21
VMI 4-14 9-21
Chattanooga 3-15 10-23
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 79.4 (52)
Rebounds: 9.6 (228)
Assists: 15.9 (36)
FG%: 47.0% (54)
FT%: 71.3% (169)
3P%: 35.6% (147)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 68.5 (70)
Rebounds: 25.5 (153)
Assists: 12.2 (83)
FG%: 43.3% (137)
FT%: 70.2% (103)
3P%: 31.6% (18)
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