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Recap - Furman Defeats East Tennessee State 78-66

Furman got 32 points from Mike Bothwell en route to a 78-66 victory over East Tennessee State on Saturday at Timmons Arena.

Furman was the ATS victor, as they covered the -9.0-point spread as a favorite.

Alex Hunter had 15 points for Furman and Clay Mounce chipped in with 14 points. Noah Gurley had 6 assists for them, while Clay Mounce was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.

East Tennessee State got 13 points from David Sloan in a losing cause and another 13 points from Vonnie Patterson. David Sloan contributed 5 assists for them, while Silas Adheke had 8 rebounds.

Furman was winning at the break before taking care of business in the second half.

The rebound battle favored Furman as they grabbed 33 boards, while East Tennessee State only had 30

Next game, Furman takes its act on the road to face VMI looking for another win. For East Tennessee State, they head home to face VMI.