ELON, N.C. (AP) – Mike Bothwell converted a 3-point play with 3.8 seconds left to lift Furman over Texas-Arlington 58-57 on Wednesday.
Bothwell’s late score gave the Paladins their first lead of the second half. UTA’s TiAndre Jackson-Young’s 3-point attempt from the corner rimmed out at the buzzer.
Clay Mounce tallied 14 points and 12 rebounds to lead Furman (7-1), which earned its fourth straight home victory. Jordan Lyons had 14 points and Bothwell finished with six.
Brian Warren scored 18 points for the Mavericks (3-4). David Azore added 12 points. Jabari Narcis had eight rebounds.
Furman faces South Florida on the road on Monday. Texas-Arlington faces Elon on the road on Thursday.
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