GREENVILLE, S.C. (WJHL) – Despite the Buccaneers missing scoring leading Ledarrius Brewer, East Tennessee State held its own for most of its Saturday showdown with Furman as Shay’s Squad dropped 78-66 at Simmons Arena.
Mike Bothwell had a career-high 32 points as Furman beat East Tennessee State 78-66 on Saturday.
Alex Hunter had 15 points for Furman (10-3, 4-0 Southern Conference), which earned its fifth consecutive victory. Clay Mounce added 14 points and nine rebounds. Jalen Slawson had 11 points.
Serrel Smith had 13 points for the Buccaneers (6-5, 2-1). Vonnie Patterson added 13 points. David Sloan had 13 points.
The Buccaneers look to bounce back when they host VMI on Monday.