CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Noah States and Darryl Evans scored 12 points apiece and Furman held off The Citadel 59-55 on Thursday night to sweep the season series.
The Paladins (17-6, 9-3 Southern Conference), who have won six of their last seven, snapped the Bulldogs' four-game winning streak.
Furman won the previous matchup 88-67 on Jan. 8.
The Paladins led 30-28 at halftime and increased the margin to 48-40 with 9:23 to go.
Back-to-back jumpers by The Citadel's Cameron Wells made it 56-55 with 1:25 to go.
After Wells missed another jumper, Furman's Amu Saaka hit two free throws and States made 1 of 2 to seal the win.
Austin Dahn and Mike Groselle scored 15 points each for The Citadel, which ended its streak of 60-percent shooting at four halves (over the previous three games). The Citadel shot 45.8 percent in the first half (11 of 24) and 32.3 percent in the second (10 of 31).
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