GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Noah Gurley and Jalen Slawson scored 17 points apiece as Furman beat UNC Greensboro 81-67 on Wednesday night.
Jordan Lyons added 14 points, Mike Bothwell scored 13 and Alex Hunter had 11 for the Paladins (24-6, 14-3). Slawson also had nine rebounds.
UNC Greensboro cut a nine-point halftime deficit to 51-48 on a 3-pointer by Angelo Allegri with 14:37 remaining in the second half. After Furman rebuilt a 10-point lead, the Spartans rallied again and closed to with 60-58 on another 3-pointer by Allegri.
Furman slowly rebuilt its lead again and a 3-pointer by Hunter 2:27 remaining gave the Paladins a 75-65 lead.
James Dickey had 15 points for the Spartans (23-7, 13-4 Southern Conference), whose six-game win streak was broken. Angelo Allegri and Kaleb Hunter added 11 points apiece.
Furman remains in second place, one game behind league-leading East Tennessee State (15-2). UNC Greensboro drops to third place.
Furman finishes out the regular season against The Citadel at home on Saturday. UNC Greensboro finishes out the regular season at Chattanooga on Saturday.
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