Wofford pulls away from Furman in 2nd half 76-65
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP)—Noah Dahlman and Jamar Diggs scored 17 points each as Wofford won its fifth in a row, beating Furman 76-65 on Wednesday night.
The Terriers (18-8, 10-3 Southern Conference), who moved within a half-game of South Division leader College of Charleston, trailed the Paladins (11-13, 5-8) 30-29 at halftime and were tied 33-33 with just over 18 minutes to play.
Wofford then reeled off a 10-0 run, including five points from Tim Johnson, for a 43-33 lead with 14:37 remaining.
Cameron Rundles, who finished with 15 points, made 11 of 14 free throws for the Terriers in the second half.
Wofford outrebounded Furman 40-26, outscored the Paladins 28-14 in the paint and had a 22-4 edge in second-chance points.
Justin Dehm came off the bench to lead Furman with 12 points and four assists.