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Furman Travels To Upstate Rival Wofford On Saturday

Furman Travels To Upstate Rival Wofford On Saturday

Feb. 1, 2008

Greenville, S.C. - Furman returns to the road on Saturday when it visits Wofford for a 3 p.m. Southern Conference contest to be televised live on SportSouth, Charter Cable channel 61 in the Upstate.

The game marks the 120th meeting between the Upstate rivals with Furman holding an 80-39 advantage over the Terriers. The Paladins have won four of the last five meetings with Wofford, but the Terriers claimed a 76-67 victory in the last meeting on February 25, 2007, in Spartanburg.

Furman (4-17, 3-9) is looking for back-to-back wins after downing The Citadel 53-51 at Timmons Arena on Wednesday evening. Junior Alex Opacic scored a career-high 21 to pace the Paladins to their third league victory of the season.

Wofford had its four-game winning streak snapped with a 78-65 loss at league leader Davidson on Wednesday night. The Terriers are led by senior Drew Gibson who fronts a Wofford offense that leads the SoCon in three-point shooting.

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