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02/11/2013 11:02 PM EST
Healy, Appalachian State downs Furman 72-66
APPALACHIAN ST 72, FURMAN 66
BOONE, N.C. (AP) -- Nathan Healy finished with a double-double,
14 points and 12 rebounds, to lift Appalachian State over Furman
72-66 Monday night in Southern Conference play.
Michael Obacha, Jay Canty and Mike Neal each scored 14 points to
help Appalachian State (11-13, 7-6) win for the third time in
Trailing 64-60 at the 2:30 mark, Larry Wideman made a 3-pointer
for Furman (6-17, 3-9) to cut the lead to one, 64-63 with 1:31
left to play. That was the closest the Paladins would get.
Canty converted a three-point play for the Mountaineers on the
ensuing possession to extend the lead to 67-63 with 1:07
Appalachian state made 5 of its last 6 free throws to close out
The Mountaineers led by as many as 18 points, while the Paladins
Furman, which has lost four in a row, was led by Stephen Croone
with 20 points.
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