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Head Coach Bob Richey Show Debuts On Monday; Furman Hosts UNC Asheville On Tuesday Night

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Furman vs. UNC Asheville Game Notes

Greenville, S.C. -- Monday marks the debut of Furman Basketball's Head Coach Bob Richey Show, which will air live from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. at Shortfield's Restaurant in Travelers Rest, S.C.

Tonight's show can be heard on FoxSports 1440AM, on the TuneIn Radio app and through Stretch Audio at

Coach Richey will join Dan Scott, the Voice of the Paladins, to discuss Saturday's 64-50 victory over the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles and preview a busy week for Furman basketball that includes home games versus UNC Asheville on Tuesday night at South Carolina State on Saturday afternoon.

Don't miss the chance to speak to Coach Richey and members of the Furman basketball program in person at Shortfield's or listen for your chance to call in and ask the head coach a question on air.

Furman will host UNC Asheville on Tuesday night at 7:30 p.m. as part of a doubleheader with the Furman women's basketball team at Timmons Arena. Tickets are available at the Timmons Arena Box Office or online at

Tuesday's game marks the 16th all-time meeting between the Paladins and Bulldogs with UNCA holding an 8-7 series edge. UNC Asheville claimed a 64-58 victory over the Paladins in the last meeting on November 22, 2016, at Timmons Arena behind 22 points from Macio Teague. Devin Sibley, who leads the Paladins averaging 14.0 points and 5.0 rebounds per game, paced Furman with 18 points and seven boards.

Furman improved to 5-3 with a 64-50 victory over Tennessee Tech on Saturday afternoon at Timmons Arena. John Davis III scored a game-high 16 points, Daniel Fowler tallied 12 and Matt Rafferty added nine points, 14 rebounds and five steals to propel the Paladins to their third win in the their last four outings.

UNC Asheville, the defending Big South Conference regular season champions, dropped a Sunday afternoon contest at Clemson to fall to 5-3 on the season.

The Paladins will host a "Last Day Of Class Bash" and free tacos will be served to Furman students between games. Furman is holding a toy drive for the Think Twice Foundation and fans that bring a new, unwrapped toy will receive a $6 general admission ticket.

Jordan Caskey, Furman Sports Information