Inside the Game: The Citadel at Furman

The Citadel at Furman

WHEN: 4 p.m. Saturday. WHERE: Timmons Arena, Greenville.
RECORDS: The Citadel 4-22, 0-11; Furman 7-17, 1-10.
RADIO: 1450-AM


NOTES: The Citadel’s home game with Davidson last Wednesday was postponed due to the winter storm, and will be made up on Monday at McAlister Field House … That put the Bulldogs’ 14-game losing streak on hold until the game at Furman; the school record for a single-season losing streak is 16 straight, set in 1952-53 … This will be the 200th meeting between The Citadel and Furman; the Paladins hold a 115-84 lead in the series … Furman defeated the Bulldogs, 76-71, on Jan. 18 at McAlister Field House behind 27 points and 10 rebounds from C Kendrec Ferrara, a 6-9 sophomore … Ferrara hasn’t scored more than 12 points in a game since then … Furman has lost its last five games under first-year coach Niko Medved, the latest an 83-75 loss at Western Carolina … G Stephen Croone has led the Paladins in scoring over the last five games, averaging 19.8 ppg over that stretch … Furman and The Citadel are the two lowest scoring teams in the SoCon (66.2 ppg for Furman, 66.1 ppg for Citadel) … kenpom.com predicts a 73-64 win for No. 333 Furman over No. 350 The Citadel.

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