ncaab Game Recap
Recap - Furman Defeats Western Carolina 75-69
Furman earned a 75-69 victory over Western Carolina on Saturday, getting 17 points from Noah Gurley at Ramsey Center.
Furman did not, however, defeat Western Carolina against the spread, which closed at -9.0 at most sportsbooks.
Alex Hunter had 16 points for Furman and Mike Bothwell chipped in with 13 points. Alex Hunter had 5 assists for them, while Jalen Slawson was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
Western Carolina got 22 points from Cory Hightower in a losing cause and another 14 points from Mason Faulkner. Mason Faulkner contributed 7 assists for them, while Mason Faulkner had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Furman were victorious, as the score was 33-29 at the break.
Western Carolina won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 30-28.
Next game, Furman takes its act home to face Wofford looking for another win. For Western Carolina, they head home to face The Citadel.