The Citadel edges Furman 74-69 in OT

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GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP)—Zach Urbanus scored nine of The Citadel’s 12 points in overtime as the Bulldogs rallied to defeat Furman 74-69 on Thursday night.

Cameron Wells scored 22 points for the Bulldogs (8-9, 3-3 Southern Conference) and Urbanus finished with 20 to keep the Paladins (2-12, 0-5) winless in league play.

Furman, which had won the last four games and 13 of the previous 15 in the 189-game series, took a 32-24 halftime lead.

Wells scored 17 points in the second half on 8-for-10 shooting to even the game at 62 at the end of regulation.

That’s when Urbanus took over. He had a 3-pointer, a layup and hit four foul shots—the last pair with 3 seconds left—to seal the win.

Furman was 1-for-7 from the field in overtime.

Justin Dehm and Jordan Miller led the Paladins with 17 points apiece.

The Bulldogs won the battle of the boards 38-16.

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Zach Urbanus Zach Urbanus
6-8,  20 Pts
3 Rebs, 6 Assists
Justin Dehm Justin Dehm
6-12,  17 Pts
1 Rebs, 5 Assists

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