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Brian White and Derrick Henry scored 16 points apiece to help The Citadel beat Furman 89-86 on Saturday

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CHARLESTON, South Carolina — Brian White and Derrick Henry each scored 16 points and The Citadel survived a late game comeback attempt by Furman to earn an 89-86 victory on Saturday.

The win was the first conference win of the season for the Citadel, snapping a four game Southern Conference losing streak and a six game losing streak overall.

Henry also added 10 rebounds and P.J. Boutte had 14 points for The Citadel (8-10, 1-4).

The Bulldogs led by double digits much of the second half, and a Henry free throw gave them an 87-77 lead with 36 seconds left.

But a Daniel Fowler 3-point play sparked a 7-0 Furman run which, after a pair of Devin Sibley free throws, trimmed the lead to 87-86 with four seconds left. Two Boutte free throws however pushed it back to three and sealed the game.

Stephen Croone had 22 points for Furman (9-10, 3-3).

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