Bothwell scores 22 as Furman knocks off Chattanooga 77-69

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Bothwell’s 22 points helped Furman defeat Chattanooga 77-69 on Wednesday night.

Bothwell shot 7 for 11 (2 for 4 from 3-point range) and 6 of 7 from the free throw line for the Paladins (14-6, 5-2 Southern Conference). Jalen Slawson scored 21 points and added seven rebounds. JP Pegues was 4-of-10 shooting, including 1 for 5 from distance, and went 2 for 3 from the line to finish with 11 points.

Jake Stephens led the Mocs (11-9, 3-4) in scoring, finishing with 18 points, eight rebounds and three blocks. Jamal Johnson added 10 points and two steals for Chattanooga. In addition, Brody Robinson finished with nine points.

NEXT UP

Furman plays Sunday against Wofford on the road, and Chattanooga hosts East Tennessee State on Saturday.

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