Friday, December 30, 2022

Game #15 - Furman

Who: Furman Paladins
When: Saturday, December 31, 2022
Time: 4:00 pm
Where: Cullowhee, NC
Radio: Catamount Sports Network
    -announcer: Gary Ayers (PxP)
TV/video: ESPN+
Live Stats: WCU Live Stats
Nickname: Paladins
Colors: Purple & White
Students: 2,662
Mascot: Paladins

Head Coach: Bob Richey is in his sixth season as head coach of the Furman men’s basketball team and 12th overall with the program.
Richey' record vs. WCU: 10-0
Gray's record vs. UNCG: 0-2

Furman's current record: 10-4 overall, 7-1 home, 1-1 away, 2-2 neutral, 1-0 SoCon
Furman's last season's record: 22-12 overall, 12-3 home, 8-8 away, 12-6 SoCon

The Series: The Cats are 29-52 overall vs. the Paladins, and are 20-17 in games played in Cullowhee. However the Cats are on a 12-game losing streak and last won in Cullowhee in Feb. 27, 2016.

The Paladins are coming off an 85-62 victory over VMI to open their SoCon season. Furman was the preseason favorite to win the 2022-23 Southern Conference men’s basketball title in polling of the league’s 10 men’s basketball coaches and media.

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