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Citadel rally falls short against Furman, 99-91

February 4, 2017 GMT

Down by 28 points in the second half, The Citadel rallied to give itself a chance in the final minutes against Furman on Saturday at McAlister Field House.

But in front of a Pack the Mac crowd of 4,388, the Paladins held on for a 99-91 victory, their sixth win in a row.

Devin Sibley scored 32 points for Furman (16-8, 9-2 in the Southern Conference).

Freshman Ezekiel Balogun scored 19 points with 11 rebounds for The Citadel (9-16, 2-10), which has lost seven in a row.