2015-16 Furman Men's Basketball News

  • Furman Basketball To Take Part In 2016 CBE Hall Of Fame Classic
    July 13, 2016
    The Furman men’s basketball team is set to face the UAB Blazers, Georgia Bulldogs and UNC Asheville Bulldogs in the 2016 CBE Hall of Fame Classic, it was announced on Wednesday by the National Association of Basketball Coaches.
  • Ferrara Named To Furman’s New Paladin Club Fellowship Position
    July 07, 2016
    Four-year Furman basketball letterwinner Kendrec Ferrara has joined the Paladin Club staff in its newly created Paladin Club Fellowship position, it was announced on Thursday by Director of Athletics Development Clint Hill (‘03).
  • 196 Furman Student-Athletes Named To SoCon Academic Honor Roll
    July 05, 2016
    A total of 196 Furman student-athletes have been named to the 2015-16 Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll, which the league released today.
  • Furman Places 36 On Spring Academic All-Conference Team
    June 28, 2016
    Furman placed 36 athletes on the Southern Conference Spring Academic All-Conference Team, as announced this week by the league office.
  • Furman Athletics Fashions Stellar 2015-16
    June 20, 2016
    Furman University’s 2015-16 athletic year proved to be its best in over a decade as evidenced by the school’s 92nd place finish among 294 NCAA Division I qualifying schools in Learfield Sports’ Director’s Cup competition.
  • Furman To Induct Evans, Carter, Norman Into Athletics Hall Of Fame
    June 07, 2016
    A former men’s basketball great, pioneer women’s basketball coach, and one of the most versatile baseball players in school history make up the three-member 2016 Furman University Athletics Hall of Fame class, it was announced today by the Paladin Club.
  • Furman Athletics Announces Staff, Coach Promotions
    June 01, 2016
    Furman University Director of Athletics Mike Buddie has announced promotions for a number of staff members and one coach, effective immediately.
  • Furman Women Win SoCon All-Sports Race; Paladin Men Take Second
    May 31, 2016
    The Furman women’s athletic programs have won the race for the Southern Conference’s all-sport trophy, while the Paladin men took second place, the highest cumulative finish in the history of the Paladin athletic programs. The Germann Cup and Commissioner’s Cup are awarded annually to the Southern Conference schools fielding the league’s best all-around women’s and men’s sports programs, respectively.
  • Paladins Excel In Annual APR Data
    April 22, 2016
    Fourteen Furman sports, including each of the Paladin women’s programs, topped the national average in Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores, as released by the National Collegiate Athletics Association this week.
  • Men’s Basketball Adds Two In April Signing Period
    April 13, 2016
    Guard Tre Clark of Palmetto, Fla., and forward Clay Mounce of Mount Airy, N.C., have signed to join the Furman men’s basketball program for the 2016-17 season , it was announced on Wednesday by Paladin head coach Niko Medved.
  • Several Student-Athletes Honored At Furman Student Leadership Awards Banquet
    April 11, 2016
    Five Furman student-athletes and one team were honored during the Furman Student Leadership Awards Banquet on Monday evening at the Younts Conference Center on the Furman University campus.
  • Paladins’ Croone Earns Associated Press Honorable Mention All-American Honors
    March 31, 2016
    Furman guard Stephen Croone has been named Associated Press Honorable Mention All-American, it was announced this week.
  • Furman 3-Pointers Ring Register For Harvest Hope Food Bank
    March 28, 2016
    Furman’s men’s basketball team won 19 games this season, and another big winner was Harvest Hope Food Bank, which will be presented a check from Ingles at the Furman-Clemson baseball game at Fluor Field on behalf of Furman basketball’s season 3-point shooting effort.
  • Furman’s Croone Named To NABC All-District 22 First Team
    March 25, 2016
    Furman senior Stephen Croone has been named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches All-District 22 First Team, it was announced on Friday afternoon by the NABC.
  • Louisiana-Lafayette Eliminates Furman In CIT Second Round, 80-72
    March 19, 2016
    Kasey Shepherd scored 18 points to lead four Ragin’ Cajuns in double figures as Louisiana-Lafayette built an 18-point first half advantage and held on to down Furman, 80-72, in the second round of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament on Saturday afternoon at Timmons Arena.
  • Paladins Host Ragin’ Cajuns In Saturday CollegeInsider.Com Postseason Tournament Second Round
    March 17, 2016
    Furman continues its run in the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament (CIT) when it hosts the Sun Belt Conference’s Louisiana Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns in second round play on Saturday at 2 p.m. at Timmons Arena.
  • Men's Basketball To Host Louisiana Lafayette On Saturday At 2 P.M. In CIT Second Round
    March 17, 2016
    The Furman men’s basketball team will host the Louisiana Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns in the second round of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament at 2 p.m. on Saturday at Timmons Arena, it was announced this morning.
  • Fowler’s Putback Lifts Furman Over ULM In CollegeInsider.Com Postseason Tournament Opener, 58-57
    March 15, 2016
    Sophomore Daniel Fowler scored on a putback off of a missed layup as time expired to lift the Furman Paladins to a 58-57 victory over the University of Louisiana Monroe in the opening round of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament on Tuesday evening at Timmons Arena.
  • Paladins To Host Louisiana-Monroe In CIT First Round
    March 13, 2016
    Furman will play host to the Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks of the Sun Belt Conference in the opening round of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament (CIT) on Tuesday, March 15, at Timmons Arena, the matchup was announced on Sunday. Tip-off for the Paladins’ first postseason home contest is slated for 7 p.m. and tickets are available at FurmanPaladins.com or at the Timmons Arena Box Office.
  • Furman’s Croone, Sibley Garner Postseason Honors
    March 10, 2016
    Two Paladins picked up postseason honors this week as senior Stephen Croone was named to College Sports Madness’ All-Mid Major Third Team and sophomore Devin Sibley was selected to the All-SoCon Tournament Second Team.
  • Men's Basketball To Host CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament First Round On March 15
    March 09, 2016
    The Furman men’s basketball team has earned a bid to the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament (CIT) and will host a first round game at Timmons Arena on Tuesday, March 15, at 7 p.m., it was announced on Wednesday by Furman Athletics Director Mike Buddie. The Paladins’ first round opponent will be announced at a later date.
  • Furman Falls to ETSU in SoCon Semifinal
    March 06, 2016
    ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Ge’Lawn Guyn scored 22 points to lead No. 2 seed ETSU past No. 3 seed Furman in the semifinals of the Southern Conference Men’s Basketball Championship presented by General Shale at the U.S. Cellular Center on Sunday, 84-76.
  • Furman Faces ETSU In Sunday SoCon Semifinal
    March 06, 2016
    The Furman men’s basketball team looks to earn a spot in the Southern Conference Men’s Basketball Championship Game when the third-seeded Paladins face No. 2 seed ETSU on Sunday at 7:30 p.m. in the semifinal round at the U.S. Cellular Center.
  • Furman Rolls to 80-64 Victory over UNCG in SoCon Quarterfinal Matchup
    March 05, 2016
    ASHEVILLE, N.C. - The Furman Paladins warded off a UNCG Spartans second half rally to cruise to an 80-64 win in the nightcap of the Southern Conference Championship quarterfinals. Stephen Croone and Devin Sibley shared game-high honors with 20 points apiece in the win.
  • No. 3 Seed Furman Faces No. 6 Seed UNCG In Saturday SoCon Quarterfinal
    March 03, 2016
    The Furman men’s basketball team goes in search of its seventh Southern Conference Tournament title and NCAA Tournament bid this weekend at the SoCon Men’s Basketball Championship presented by General Shale at the U.S. Cellular Center in Asheville, N.C. The third-seeded Paladins open tournament play versus sixth-seeded UNCG on Saturday at 8:30 p.m. in the quarterfinal round.
  • Croone Named Southern Conference Player Of The Year By Coaches, Media
    March 01, 2016
    Furman’s Stephen Croone has been named Southern Conference Player of the Year in voting by both the league’s coaches and media, and forward Matt Rafferty has been selected to the SoCon All-Freshmen Team by both groups, it was announced on Tuesday morning.
  • Final Coach Niko Medved Call-In Show Scheduled For Tonight
    February 29, 2016
    Furman’s Coach Niko Medved Call-In Show will air for the final time this season tonight, Monday, February 29, from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. at Shortfield’s Restaurant in Travelers Rest, S.C.
  • Paladins Drop Regular Season Finale At Western Carolina, 73-62
    February 27, 2016
    Mike Brown and Torrion Brummitt tallied 19 points apiece and Rhett Harrelson came off the bench to add 11 points as Western Carolina downed Furman, 73-62, in the regular season finale for both teams on Saturday afternoon at the Ramsey Center in Cullowhee, N.C.
  • Western Carolina Hosts Paladins In Saturday Regular Season Finale
    February 26, 2016
    Furman closes its regular season schedule on Saturday when it travels to the Ramsey Center in Cullowhee, N.C., to face the Western Carolina Catamounts. Tip-off is set for 2 p.m. and the game will be streamed live on the SoCon Digital Network.
  • Furman Rally Falls Short At ETSU, 80-75
    February 25, 2016
    ETSU forced 21 Furman turnovers, including 16 in the first half, to build a 22-point lead and held off a furious second half rally to down the Paladins, 80-75, in Southern Conference men’s basketball action on Thursday evening at Freedom Hall in Johnson City, Tenn.
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