|Furman vs The Citadel Final: 101-85 - Recap|
Furman got 28 points and 12 rebounds from Matt Rafferty en route to a 101-85 victory over The Citadel on Saturday at Timmons Arena.
Furman won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the -11.0-point spread as favorites.
Furman got 17 points from Jordan Lyons and another 15 points from Clay Mounce. Jordan Lyons contributed 3 assists, while Clay Mounce cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
The Citadel got a 23-point performance from Lew Stallworth, who was supported by 20 points from Alex Reed. Lew Stallworth had 6 assists in a losing cause for The Citadel, while Zane Najdawi grabbed 10 rebounds.
Furman trailed at halftime, 46-44.
The rebound battle favored Furman as they grabbed 51 boards, while The Citadel only had 26
Furman heads into a battle against VMI. The Citadel, meanwhile, will have their next action against East Tennessee State.