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Bigelow has 7 of Wofford's 19 3s in 112-66 victory

Dec. 13, 2019 11:00 PM EST

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Isaiah Bigelow made seven of Wofford's 19 3-pointers in scoring a career-high 28 points and the Terriers cruised past Division II North Greenville 112-66 on Friday. Bigelow, a freshman reserve who came in averaging 4.9 points per game, was 7 of 8 from the arc with the Terriers...

Funeral home owners sentenced after decomposing body found

Dec. 12, 2019 2:06 PM EST

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — The former co-owners of a South Carolina funeral home have been sentenced to a year’s probation in connection with a decomposed body discovered in a locked storage room last year. Lawrence Robert Meadows and Roderick Mitchell Cummings, who owned the now-defunct First Family...

South Carolina horse attacks were wild boars, not stabbings

Dec. 11, 2019 4:20 PM EST

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Five of six horses seriously injured or killed in northern South Carolina this fall were attacked by wild boars and had not been shot or stabbed, as initially feared, state police said. State Law Enforcement Division agents checked animal tracks found near the horses and examined...

Jones carries Wofford over Gardner-Webb 81-77

Dec. 7, 2019 9:48 PM EST

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Messiah Jones had 18 points, Tray Hollowell and Storm Murphy scored 16 each, and Wofford edged Gardner-Webb 81-77 on Saturday night. Trevor Stumpe added 14 points for Wofford (5-4). The Terriers led the entire second half but their eight-point lead was cut to one with 4:50...

Hammond leads SC-Upstate over E. Kentucky 79-67

Dec. 3, 2019 9:45 PM EST

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Everette Hammond tied his career high with 27 points as South Carolina Upstate topped Eastern Kentucky 79-67 on Tuesday night. South Carolina Upstate led 13-4 after the first 10 minutes as EKU made just one of its first 16 shots. The Spartans were ahead 30-17 at the break as the...

Hoover’s 18 PTs leads Wofford past NC Central 77-59

Dec. 2, 2019 11:20 PM EST

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Nathan Hoover had 18 points as Wofford defeated NC Central 77-59 on Monday night. Tray Hollowell had 17 points for the Terriers Wofford (4-4). Isaiah Bigelow and Chevez Goodwin each scored 12. Jibri Blount had 23 points and 12 rebounds for the Eagles (2-6). Kobby Ayetey added 10...

Murphy steps in to lead Kennesaw St. to 28-21 playoff win

Nov. 30, 2019 7:39 PM EST

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Jonathan Murphy broke free and sprinted 61 yards in the fourth quarter for a touchdown to seal Kennesaw State’s 28-21 victory over Wofford in the first round of the FCS playoffs on Saturday. The Owls advance to play at No. 3 seed Weber State (9-3) on Dec. 7. Murphy,...

Quisneberry carries Youngstown St. over SC-Upstate 66-61

Nov. 23, 2019 5:41 PM EST

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Darius Quisenberry had 22 points as Youngstown State edged past South Carolina Upstate 66-61 on Saturday. Jelani Simmons had 12 points for Youngstown State (3-3) and Michael Akuchie added 11 points and 10 rebounds for the Penguins. Martin Brandon’s layup with 2:31 remaining...

Morgan propels Wofford to 24-7 showdown win over Furman

Nov. 16, 2019 5:11 PM EST

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Blake Morgan ran for 147 yards and a touchdown and Wofford fell behind early before rallying for a 24-7 victory over Furman on Saturday in a Southern Conference showdown for first place. Wayne Anderson had a 63-yard scoring run to put the Paladins up 7-0. Joe Newman scored on a...

William & Mary defeats Wofford 80-79

Nov. 12, 2019 11:12 PM EST

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Bryce Barnes hit the winning bucket with four seconds left, Nathan Knight and Andy Van Vliet scored 21 points apiece and William & Mary narrowly beat Wofford 80-79 on Tuesday night, snapping the Terriers home win streak. Wofford's streak of 17 straight home wins was fourth...