Furman found NCAAs thanks to college roommates, best friendsMarch 15, 2023 GMT
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Mike Bothwell and Jalen Slawson were thrown together five years ago in the same dorm as freshmen at Furman, essentially forced to be roommates as well as teammates.
They’ve fought, made up and gotten tighter and tighter through every experience — on and off the court.
Furman tops Western Carolina for spot in SoCon title gameMarch 6, 2023 GMT
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Mike Bothwell scored 26 points and JP Pegues added 24 and hit a go-ahead free throw with 28 seconds remaining in overtime to lead Furman to an 83-80 victory over Western Carolina on Sunday, earning the Paladins a spot in the championship game of the Southern Conference Tournament.
Furman tops Mercer in SoCon Tourney quarterfinalMarch 4, 2023 GMT
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — JP Pegues had 22 points in Furman's 73-58 victory against Mercer on Saturday in a Southern Conference Tournament matchup.
Pegues shot 7 for 11 (4 for 7 from 3-point range) and 4 of 5 from the free throw line for the Paladins (25-7).
Bothwell’s 35 lead Furman over Samford 93-79February 25, 2023 GMT
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Mike Bothwell's 35 points led Furman over Samford 93-79 on Saturday.
Bothwell was 10 of 15 shooting, including 5 for 8 from distance, and went 10 for 11 from the line for the Paladins (24-7, 15-3 Southern Conference).
Slawson scores 17, Furman defeats Western Carolina 93-59February 11, 2023 GMT
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Jalen Slawson scored 17 points and Furman beat Western Carolina 93-59 on Saturday.
Slawson added eight rebounds for the Paladins (21-6, 12-2 Southern Conference). Marcus Foster added 17 points while shooting 7 for 12, including 3 for 4 from beyond the arc, and had seven rebounds.
Williams’ 18 lead Furman past VMI 94-63February 9, 2023 GMT
LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) — Alex Williams had 18 points and Furman beat VMI 94-63 on Wednesday night.
Williams also contributed eight rebounds for the Paladins (20-6, 11-2 Southern Conference). Mike Bothwell scored 14 points, going 5 of 10 (3 for 8 from distance).
Bothwell scores 17 as Furman downs Chattanooga 79-58February 2, 2023 GMT
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Mike Bothwell scored 17 points as Furman beat Chattanooga 79-58 on Wednesday night.
Bothwell also added nine rebounds for the Paladins (18-6, 9-2 Southern Conference). Jalen Slawson added 15 points while shooting 4 for 9 (1 for 3 from 3-point range) and 6 of 6 from the free throw line, and he also had 11 rebounds, six assists, and four steals.
Pegues propels Furman to 69-57 victory over UNC GreensboroJanuary 29, 2023 GMT
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — JP Pegues scored 17 points to help Furman beat UNC Greensboro 69-57 on Sunday.
Pegues was 4-of-10 shooting, including 2 for 3 from distance, and went 7 for 11 from the foul line for the Paladins (17-6, 8-2 Southern Conference).
Slawson puts up 26 as Furman downs Samford 91-84 in OTJanuary 26, 2023 GMT
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Jalen Slawson had 26 points in Furman's 91-84 overtime win over Samford on Wednesday night.
Slawson also had 11 rebounds and three steals for the Paladins (16-6, 7-2 Southern Conference).
Pegues scores 24, leads Furman to 95-82 victory over WoffordJanuary 22, 2023 GMT
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — JP Pegues scored 24 points and Furman beat Wofford 96-82 on Sunday.
Pegues also grabbed eight rebounds for the Paladins (15-6, 6-2 Southern Conference). Alex Williams pitched in with 20 points and five rebounds.
Bothwell scores 22 as Furman knocks off Chattanooga 77-69January 19, 2023 GMT
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Bothwell's 22 points helped Furman defeat Chattanooga 77-69 on Wednesday night.
Bothwell shot 7 for 11 (2 for 4 from 3-point range) and 6 of 7 from the free throw line for the Paladins (14-6, 5-2 Southern Conference).
Foster has 25 in Furman’s 84-66 win against MercerJanuary 12, 2023 GMT
MACON, Ga. (AP) — Marcus Foster scored 25 points as Furman beat Mercer 84-66 on Wednesday night.
Foster had seven rebounds for the Paladins (13-5, 4-1 Southern Conference). Mike Bothwell scored 17 points while shooting 7 of 12 from the field and 2 for 4 from the line.
Furman beats East Tennessee State 70-56January 7, 2023 GMT
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Marcus Foster scored 21 points as Furman beat East Tennessee State 70-56 on Saturday night.
Foster had 11 rebounds for the Paladins (12-5, 3-1 Southern Conference). Jalen Slawson added 16 points while going 5 of 6 and 4 of 4 from the free throw line, and he also had seven rebounds and three steals.
Bothwell scores 27 as Furman downs Citadel 97-72January 5, 2023 GMT
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Mike Bothwell's 27 points helped Furman defeat Citadel 97-72 on Wednesday night.
Bothwell added five rebounds and six assists for the Paladins (11-5, 2-1 Southern). Alex Williams scored 19 points, shooting 6 for 10 (2 for 5 from 3-point range) and 5 of 5 from the free throw line.
Western Carolina wins 79-67 over FurmanDecember 31, 2022 GMT
CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) — Tre Jackson scored 17 points as Western Carolina beat Furman 79-67 on Saturday night.
Jackson shot 6 for 10, including 5 for 9 from beyond the arc for the Catamounts (8-7, 1-1 Southern Conference).
Bothwell scores 36, Furman tops Stephen F. Austin 72-70December 18, 2022 GMT
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Mike Bothwell hit a jumper at the buzzer and finished with 36 points to spark Furman to a 72-70 victory over Stephen F. Austin in the Greenville Classic on Saturday night.
Bothwell sank 12 of 14 shots and all 11 of his free throws for the Paladins (8-4).
Slawson’s 25 lead Furman past Winthrop 82-67December 10, 2022 GMT
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Jalen Slawson had 25 points in Furman's 82-67 win against Winthrop on Saturday night.
Slawson had five rebounds for the Paladins (7-3). Mike Bothwell scored 16 points while shooting 8 for 17, including 0 for 4 from beyond the arc, and added seven assists.
High Point defeats Furman 85-82December 7, 2022 GMT
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Jaden House had 29 points in High Point's 85-82 win against Furman on Tuesday night.
Zack Austin scored the last two points of the game with a pair of free throws with six seconds left.
Furman secures 102-74 victory against TusculumNovember 25, 2022 GMT
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Jalen Slawson scored 22 points as Furman beat Tusculum 102-74 on Friday.
Slawson had 10 rebounds and five assists for the Paladins (4-2). Marcus Foster added 22 points while shooting 7 for 15 (3 for 5 from 3-point range) and 5 of 5 from the free throw line, and he also had seven rebounds.
Hien leads Furman to 79-60 win over South CarolinaNovember 20, 2022 GMT
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Garrett Hien came off the bench and scored 13 of his career-high 20 points in the second half and Furman pulled away from South Carolina in the seventh-place game of the Charleston Classic on Sunday.
Bothwell powers Furman to 89-74 victory over BelmontNovember 12, 2022 GMT
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Mike Bothwell had 25 points in Furman’s 89-74 win against Belmont on Friday night.
Bothwell also had six rebounds for the Paladins (2-0). Jalen Slawson added 17 points while going 6 of 10 and 5 of 6 from the free throw line, and he also had 12 rebounds, five assists, and three steals.
Jean-Baptiste 3 lifts Chattanooga past Furman in OT, 64-63March 8, 2022 GMT
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — David Jean-Baptiste dribbled into the front court and launched a long, game-winning 3—pointer over three defenders to lift Chattanooga to a 64-63 overtime win over Furman in the Southern Conference championship game Monday night, claiming the automatic berth into the NCAA Tournament.
Slawson, Garrison carry Furman over Mercer 80-66 in SoConMarch 6, 2022 GMT
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Jalen Slawson and Conley Garrison scored 15 points apiece as Furman topped Mercer 80-66 in the quarterfinals of the Southern Conference tournament on Saturday night. Mike Bothwell added 14 points, Alex Hunter scored 13 and JP Pegues had 10 for the Paladins.
Hunter scores 20 to lift Furman over The Citadel 94-59February 26, 2022 GMT
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Alex Hunter had 20 points as Furman romped past The Citadel 94-59 on Saturday.
Mike Bothwell had 17 points for Furman (20-11, 12-6 Southern Conference). Marcus Foster added 15 points.
Glover scores 22 to lift Samford past Furman 83-75February 24, 2022 GMT
HOMEWOOD, Ala. (AP) — Ques Glover had 22 points as Samford beat Furman 83-75 on Wednesday night.
Logan Dye had 19 points for Samford (20-9, 10-7 Southern Conference), which earned its sixth straight victory.
Slawson leads Furman over Wofford 70-69February 19, 2022 GMT
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Jalen Slawson recorded 16 points and 10 rebounds to lift Furman to a 70-69 win over Wofford on Saturday.
Conley Garrison had 19 points for Furman (19-10, 11-5 Southern Conference).
Bothwell carries Furman over Western Carolina 103-85February 17, 2022 GMT
CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) — Mike Bothwell scored 25 points and Alex Hunter added 23 points as Furman got past Western Carolina 103-85 on Wednesday night.
JP Pegues had 15 points for Furman (18-10, 10-5 Southern Conference).
Smith rallies Chattanooga to 71-69 victory over FurmanJanuary 16, 2022 GMT
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Malachi Smith hit a game-tying layup with 1:02 remaining and added two free throws with 7 seconds left to lift Chattanooga to a 71-69 victory over Furman in Southern Conference action on Saturday.
Furman delivers November shock to Louisville in OTNovember 13, 2021 GMT
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Mike Bothwell scored 30 points, including five in overtime, and Furman beat Louisville 80-72 on Friday night, snapping the Cardinals' 59-game home winning streak in the month of November.
Furman routs North Greenville 118-66November 10, 2021 GMT
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Alex Hunter and Mike Bothwell scored 22 points apiece as Furman routed North Greenville 118-66 on Tuesday night in a season opener.
Hunter made 6 of 9 3-pointers.
Jalen Slawson had 19 points and eight rebounds for Furman.
Furman looks for home win vs VMIFebruary 21, 2021 GMT
VMI (12-11, 7-7) vs. Furman (15-7, 9-4)
Timmons Arena, Greenville, South Carolina; Monday, 7 p...