2014-15 Furman Men's Basketball News

  • Furman Announces Search For New Athletic Director
    May 04, 2015
    Current AD Gary Clark decides to step down, allow “fresh perspectives” GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Furman University President Elizabeth Davis, Ph.D., announced today that the University has established a search committee and selected a nationally recognized collegiate athletics consulting firm to assist in the search for a new Director of Athletics.
  • Furman Basketball Inks Rafferty, Jean To National Letters Of Intent In April Signing Period
    April 15, 2015
    Forward Matt Rafferty of Hinsdale, Ill., and guard Jonathan Jean of Gibsonton, Fla., inked letters of intent today to join the Furman men’s basketball program for the 2015-16 season, it was announced by Paladin head coach Niko Medved.
  • Croone Named To NABC All-District 22 Squad
    March 27, 2015
    Furman guard Stephen Croone has been named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Division I All-District 22 Second Team, it was announced on Friday morning.
  • Wofford Outlasts Furman In SoCon Championship, 67-64
    March 09, 2015
    John Davis III’s last second three-point attempt from the right wing came up short as Wofford survived to down Furman and claim the Southern Conference Men’s Basketball Championship, 67-64, on Monday evening at the U.S. Cellular Center in Asheville, N.C.
  • Paladins Rally Past Mercer To Earn Spot In SoCon Championship Game, 52-49
    March 08, 2015
    No. 10 seed Furman rallied from an 11-point second half deficit by ending the game on a 25-11 run to upset No. 3 seed Mercer and earn a spot in Monday’s championship game of the Southern Conference Men’s Basketball Championship presented by General Shale.
  • Furman Shocks Chattanooga To Reach SoCon Semifinals, 69-67
    March 07, 2015
    No. 10 seed Furman outscored No. 2 seed Chattanooga 43-36 in the second half and made 12 free throws down the stretch to top the Mocs, 69-67, on Saturday night at the U.S. Cellular Center and advance to the semifinal round of the Southern Conference Men’s Basketball Championship presented by General Shale.
  • Furman Pulls Away From The Citadel In SoCon Tournament Opener, 73-56
    March 06, 2015
    Junior Stephen Croone poured in a game-high 27 points to power Furman to a 73-56 victory over The Citadel in the opening round of the Southern Conference Men’s Basketball Championship presented by General Shale at the U.S. Cellular Center in Asheville, N.C., on Friday night.
  • Men’s Basketball Opens Postseason Play Versus The Citadel On Friday
    March 05, 2015
    Furman begins the postseason on Friday at 8:30 p.m. when the 10th seeded Paladins battle No. 7 seed The Citadel in the opening round of the Southern Conference Men’s Basketball Championship presented by General Shale at the U.S. Cellular Center in Asheville, N.C.
  • Sibley Sweeps SoCon Freshman Of the Year Honors; League Honors Croone and Fowler
    March 03, 2015
    Furman’s Devin Sibley was named the Southern Conference Men’s Basketball Freshman of the Year in voting by the league’s 10 head coaches and by the league’s media, it was announced on Tuesday morning.
  • The Coach Niko Medved Show Airs From Shortfield’s Restaurant In Travelers Rest Tonight
    March 02, 2015
    The Niko Medved Show, featuring the Furman men’s basketball program, is set to air live from Shortfield’s Restaurant in Travelers Rest, S.C., tonight from 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. on WGOG FM 96.3 and Fox Sports 1440 AM and on the internet through StretchAudio.
  • Wofford Outlasts Furman In Regular Season Finale, 62-60
    February 28, 2015
    Lee Skinner netted 17 points and Karl Cochran added 11 as Wofford held on to defeat Furman, 62-60, in the Southern Conference regular season finale for both teams on Saturday afternoon at Timmons Arena.
  • Tickets Going Fast For Saturday’s Furman-Wofford Men’s Basketball Tilt
    February 27, 2015
    Tickets have been moving quickly this week for Saturday’s Southern Conference men’s basketball regular season finale between Furman and first place Wofford, set for 4 p.m. tomorrow at Timmons Arena.
  • Furman Basketball Entertains Wofford In Saturday Regular Season Finale
    February 27, 2015
    The Furman Paladins will entertain the Wofford Terriers in the Southern Conference men’s basketball regular season finale for both schools on Saturday at 4 p.m. at Timmons Arena.
  • Second Half Run Helps Furman Power Past Western Carolina, 53-49
    February 26, 2015
    Furman limited Western Carolina to 25.8% shooting and used a 19-0 second half run to rally past the Catamounts, 53-49, in Southern Conference men’s basketball action on Thursday night at Timmons Arena.
  • Men's Basketball Set To Host Western Carolina On Thursday
    February 25, 2015
    The Furman men’s basketball team returns home to Timmons Arena to host Southern Conference foe Western Carolina on Thursday night. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. and the game will be streamed live on ESPN3 and available on the Watch ESPN App.
  • Fowler Captures CRONS SoCon Freshman Of The Week Honors
    February 24, 2015
    Furman’s Daniel Fowler has been named the CRONS Southern Conference Men’s Basketball Freshman of the Week, it was announced on Tuesday morning by the league office.
  • The Coach Niko Medved Show Is Set For Tonight At Shortfield’s Restaurant In Travelers Rest
    February 23, 2015
    The Niko Medved Show, featuring the Furman men’s basketball program, is set to air live from Shortfield’s Restaurant in Travelers Rest, S.C., tonight from 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. on WGOG FM 96.3 and Fox Sports 1440 AM and on the internet through StretchAudio.
  • Three-Point Shooting Lifts UNCG Over Furman, 84-49
    February 22, 2015
    UNCG connected on nine of its first 11 three-point tries, including four from R.J. White, and built a 19-point first half lead en route to an 84-49 victory over Furman in Southern Conference men’s basketball action on Sunday at the Greensboro Coliseum.
  • Men's Basketball Travels To UNCG On Sunday
    February 21, 2015
    The Furman men’s basketball team plays its final road game of the regular season on Sunday when it travels to UNCG. Tip-off is set for 1 p.m. at the Greensboro Coliseum and the game will be televised live on the American Sports Network (ASN), including WMYA My40 in the Upstate.
  • The Citadel Outlasts Cold-Shooting Paladins, 62-56
    February 19, 2015
    The Citadel held Furman to 37.7% shooting and Ashton Moore totaled 20 points as the Bulldogs escaped Timmons Arena with a 62-56 overtime victory over the Paladins in Southern Conference men’s basketball action on Thursday night.
  • Men's Basketball To Renew Rivalry With The Citadel On Thursday
    February 18, 2015
    The Furman men’s basketball team returns home to renew its rivalry with Southern Conference foe The Citadel on Thursday night. Tip-off at Timmons Arena is set for 7 p.m. and the contest will be streamed live on the SoCon Digital Network.
  • Sibley Earns Third CRONS SoCon Freshman Of The Week Award
    February 17, 2015
    Furman’s Devin Sibley has been named CRONS Southern Conference Freshman of the Week for the third time this season, it was announced on Tuesday by the league office.
  • Coach Niko Medved Show Postponed Until Tuesday Due To Inclement Weather
    February 16, 2015
    The Niko Medved Show, featuring the Furman men’s basketball program, which was set to air live from Shortfield’s Restaurant in Travelers Rest, S.C., on Monday has been postponed until Tuesday night from 6:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m., due to inclement weather in the area. The show will be broadcast on WGOG FM 96.3 and Fox Sports 1440 AM and on the internet through StretchAudio.
  • ETSU Holds Off Furman, 66-59
    February 14, 2015
    Lester Wilson scored a team-high 20 points to pace four Bucs in double figures as ETSU held off Furman, 66-59, in Southern Conference men’s basketball action on Saturday afternoon at Freedom Hall in Johnson City, Tenn.
  • VMI Uses Second Half Surge To Down Paladins, 93-59
    February 12, 2015
    VMI buried a school-record 24 three-pointers and opened the second half on a 44-11 run en route to a 93-59 victory over Furman in Southern Conference men’s basketball action on Thursday night at Cameron Hall in Lexington, Va.
  • Furman Hoops Travels To VMI, ETSU This Week
    February 11, 2015
    Furman men’s basketball returns to the road this week as the Paladins visit VMI for a 7 p.m. tip-off on Thursday night in Lexington, Va., before visiting ETSU at 4 p.m. on Saturday in Johnson City, Tenn.
  • Shortfield’s Restaurant In Travelers Rest Hosts The Coach Niko Medved Show Tonight
    February 09, 2015
    The Niko Medved Show, featuring the Furman men’s basketball program, is set to air live from Shortfield’s Restaurant in Travelers Rest, S.C., tonight from 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. on WGOG FM 96.3 and Fox Sports 1440 AM and on the internet through StretchAudio.
  • Mercer Holds Off Paladins, 74-68
    February 07, 2015
    Mercer’s Darious Moten and Ike Nwamu scored 19 points apiece to help the Bears hold off Furman, 74-68, in Southern Conference men’s basketball action on Saturday afternoon at Timmons Arena.
  • Mercer Visits Furman Basketball On Saturday Afternoon
    February 06, 2015
    The Furman men’s basketball team looks to return to the win column when it hosts Southern Conference newcomer Mercer on Saturday at Timmons Arena. Tip-off is set for 4 p.m. and the contest will be streamed live on ESPN3.
  • Chattanooga Outlasts Furman In Overtime, 74-71
    February 05, 2015
    Justin Tuoyo scored 18 of his team-high 20 points after the break, including four in overtime, to lift Chattanooga to a 74-71 overtime victory over Furman in Southern Conference men’s basketball action on Thursday night at Timmons Arena.
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