2011-12 Men's Basketball Headlines

  • Former Paladin Amu Saaka Joins France’s Saint-Quentin
    July 23, 2012
    Former Furman basketball standout Amu Saaka has signed a one year contract for the 2012-13 season with French Pro-B team Saint Quentin, it was announced this week.
  • Shammond Williams Added To Furman Men’s Basketball Staff
    June 20, 2012
    Furman men’s basketball coach Jeff Jackson announced the addition of former University of North Carolina standout and NBA player Shammond Williams to the Paladin staff as an assistant coach on Wednesday.
  • Furman Adds Transfer Vinny Zollo To Men’s Basketball Squad
    May 22, 2012
    The Furman men’s basketball program has added transfer forward Vinny Zollo to its roster, it was announced on Tuesday by Paladin head coach Jeff Jackson.
  • Forcier, Shelnutt Named 2011-12 Furman Athletes Of The Year
    April 23, 2012
    Quarterback Chris Forcier and women’s soccer standout Rachel Shelnutt were named Furman Male and Female Athletes of the Year, respectively, Monday evening at the school’s ESPY style all-sports awards banquet held at Timmons Arena.
  • Furman Adds Point Guard Stephen Croone To Men’s Basketball Signing Class
    April 11, 2012
    Point guard Stephen Croone of Newton High School has signed a national letter of intent to join the Furman men’s basketball program for the 2012-13 season, it was announced on Wednesday by Paladin head coach Jeff Jackson.
  • Davidson Eliminates Paladins In SoCon Quarterfinals, 73-54
    March 03, 2012
    De’Mon Brooks, Chris Czerapowicz, and Tyler Kalinoski each tallied 17 points and Davidson led wire-to-wire in a 73-54 victory over Furman in the quarterfinal round of the Southern Conference Men’s Basketball Championship on Saturday night at the U.S. Cellular Center in Asheville, N.C.
  • Furman Tops Samford In SoCon Tournament Opening Round, 75-66
    March 02, 2012
    Bobby Austin and Charlie Reddick scored 15 points apiece to lead Furman to a 75-66 victory over Samford in the opening round of the Southern Conference Men’s Basketball Championship on Friday night at the U.S. Cellular Center in Asheville, N.C.
  • Paladins Open SoCon Tournament Play Versus Samford On Friday
    February 29, 2012
    The Furman men’s basketball team opens play in the 2012 Southern Conference Men’s Basketball Championship when it faces SoCon North Division No. 4 seed Samford at 6 p.m. on Friday at the U.S. Cellular Center in Asheville, N.C.
  • Wofford Handles Furman In Regular Season Finale, 67-52
    February 25, 2012
    Freshman Karl Cochran poured in a career-high 22 points and Wofford buried 11-of-22 three-point attempts en route to a 67-52 victory over Furman in the regular season finale for both teams on Saturday evening before a crowd of 3,500 at the Benjamin Johnson Arena.
  • Sebirumbi Leads Furman Past Chattanooga On Senior Night, 65-55
    February 23, 2012
    Senior Brandon Sebirumbi tallied 19 points and grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds to lead Furman past Chattanooga, 65-55, in the home finale for the Paladins on Thursday evening on YP.com Court at Timmons Arena.
  • Furman Basketball Set For Home Finale on Thursday Versus Chattanooga
    February 21, 2012
    The Furman men’s basketball team caps its 2011-12 home slate when it hosts the Chattanooga Mocs for Senior Night on Thursday. Tip-off on YP.com Court at Timmons Arena is scheduled for 7 p.m.
  • Late Run Lifts Samford Over Furman, 55-49
    February 18, 2012
    Samford used a 7-0 run over the final 1:13 to erase a 49-48 Furman lead and down the Paladins, 55-49, in Southern Conference men’s basketball action on Saturday evening at the Pete Hanna Center in Birmingham, Ala.
  • Furman Basketball Set To Visit Samford On Saturday
    February 16, 2012
    The Furman men’s basketball team travels to Birmingham, Ala., to face the Samford Bulldogs in Southern Conference play on Saturday at 5 p.m. at the Pete Hanna Center.
  • Furman Shoots Past Western Carolina, 80-66
    February 11, 2012
    Sophomore Charlie Reddick poured in 16 points to lead three Paladins in double figures as Furman cruised past Western Carolina, 80-66, in Southern Conference men’s basketball action before a crowd of 2,584 on Saturday afternoon on YP.com Court at Timmons Arena.
  • Neal, Free Throw Shooting Lift Appalachian State Over Furman, 79-69
    February 09, 2012
    Freshman Mike Neal scored 18 points and Appalachian State converted on 30-of-38 free throw attempts en route to a 79-69 victory over Furman in Southern Conference men’s basketball action Thursday evening on YP.com Court at Timmons Arena.
  • Paladins Set To Entertain SoCon North Division Foes Appalachian State, Western Carolina
    February 08, 2012
    The Furman men’s basketball team returns to the friendly confines of Timmons Arena to host Southern Conference North Division foes Appalachian State and Western Carolina this week. The Paladins entertain ASU at 7 p.m. on Thursday before welcoming Western Carolina to YP.com Court at 4 p.m. on Saturday.
  • Furman Falls Short At Georgia Southern, 64-57
    February 06, 2012
    Furman raced out to a double digit first half lead, but Georgia Southern rallied to down the Paladins, 64-57, in Southern Conference men’s basketball action on Monday evening at Hanner Fieldhouse.
  • Furman Halts UNC Greensboro’s Seven-Game Winning Streak, 93-85
    February 04, 2012
    Six Paladins scored in double figures and three matched or established new career-highs as Furman halted UNC Greensboro’s seven-game winning streak, 93-85, in Southern Conference men’s basketball action Saturday afternoon on YP.com Court at Timmons Arena.
  • Paladins Host UNC Greensboro In Televised Saturday SoCon Showdown
    February 03, 2012
    The Furman men’s basketball team returns to YP.com Court at Timmons Arena on Saturday when it hosts Southern Conference North Division leading UNC Greensboro in a game that will be televised live on the SoCon Sports Network and streamed on ESPN3.com. Tip-off is set for 3 p.m.
  • Davidson Muscles Past Paladins, 71-53
    February 01, 2012
    De’Mon Brooks led three Wildcats in double figures with 19 points and Davidson outscored Furman 38-22 in the paint en route to a 71-53 victory over the Paladins in Southern Conference men’s basketball action on Wednesday evening on YP.com Court at Timmons Arena.
  • Furman To Host Davidson On True Purple Night This Wednesday
    January 31, 2012
    The Furman men’s basketball team goes in search of its third straight victory when it hosts the Southern Conference South Division leading Davidson Wildcats on True Purple Night sponsored by B93.7 FM this Wednesday evening on YP.com Court at Timmons Arena. Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m.
  • Furman Downs The Citadel, Completes Weekend Sweep In Charleston, 67-58
    January 28, 2012
    Junior Colin Reddick led three Paladins in double figures with 12 points to lead Furman past The Citadel, 67-58, in Southern Conference men’s basketball action on Saturday night at McAlister Fieldhouse.
  • Furman Nips College of Charleston For Historic Road Win, 69-63
    January 26, 2012
    Furman built a 14-point second half lead and held on late to nip the College of Charleston, 69-63, on Thursday night at TD Arena to claim its first victory on the Cougars’ home floor since the 1952-53 season.
  • Furman Set For Road Trip To College of Charleston, The Citadel This Week
    January 25, 2012
    The Furman’s men’s basketball team will make a two-game road trip to Charleston, S.C., this week as the Paladins face College of Charleston at 8 p.m. on Thursday at TD Arena before taking on The Citadel Bulldogs at 7:05 p.m. on Saturday at McAlister Fieldhouse.
  • Wofford Uses Second Half Surge To Down Furman, 79-72
    January 21, 2012
    Senior Kevin Giltner scored 26 points to lead four Wofford players in double figures and the Terriers outscored Furman 44-30 in the second half to claim a 79-72 Southern Conference men’s basketball victory over the Paladins on Saturday afternoon before a crowd of 2,721 on YP.com Court at Timmons Arena.
  • Furman To Entertain Wofford On Saturday Afternoon
    January 20, 2012
    The Furman men’s basketball team goes in search of its third straight victory when it hosts the Wofford Terriers at 4 p.m. on Saturday on YP.com Court at Timmons Arena.
  • Charlie Reddick’s Double-Double Helps Furman Top Georgia Southern, 64-54
    January 19, 2012
    Sophomore Charlie Reddick notched his first career double-double with 16 points and a career-high 14 rebounds to help Furman down Georgia Southern, 64-54, in Southern Conference men’s basketball action on Thursday evening on YP.com Court at Timmons Arena.
  • Furman Returns Home To Host Georgia Southern On Thursday
    January 17, 2012
    The Furman men’s basketball team returns to YP.com Court at Timmons Arena on Thursday when it hosts the Georgia Southern Eagles in a 7 p.m. Southern Conference showdown.
  • Reddick’s Last Second Three Lifts Furman Over Western Carolina, 58-55
    January 14, 2012
    Charlie Reddick drained a three-pointer with 1.8 seconds left to lift Furman to a 58-55 victory over Western Carolina in Southern Conference men’s basketball action on Saturday afternoon at the Ramsey Center.
  • Furman Falls Short At Appalachian State, 56-50
    January 12, 2012
    Appalachian State used a 20-5 run to erase an early Furman lead and grab a 30-25 advantage on its way to a 56-50 victory over the Paladins in Southern Conference men’s basketball action on Thursday evening at the Holmes Convocation Center.
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