Mounce, Furman send The Citadel to 8th straight loss 78-54
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CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) Clay Mounce tied his season-best with 22 points, making four 3-pointers, and Furman clobbered The Citadel 78-54 on Saturday.
The Paladins (17-5, 7-2 Southern Comference) were 43% shooting, including 10-for-28 from behind the 3-point arc. Defensively, Furman forced 21 turnovers, made 13 steals and held The Citadel scoreless for more than four minutes to kick off the second half on a 14-0 run.
Jordan Lyons added 17 points with six rebounds for Furman and Alex Hunter scored 10 points.
The Citadel (6-13, 0-8) scored a season-low 24 second-half points and has lost eight in a row.
Furman matches up against VMI at home on Wednesday. The Citadel faces Wofford at home on Wednesday.
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Updated January 25, 2020