Furman Paladins men's basketball

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Furman Paladins
2016–17 Furman Paladins men's basketball team
Furman Paladins logo.svg
University Furman University
Conference Southern Conference
Location Greenville, SC
Head coach Niko Medved (4th year)
Arena Timmons Arena
(Capacity: 4,000)
Nickname Paladins
Colors Royal Purple and White[1]
NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen
NCAA Tournament appearances
1971, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1978, 1980
Conference regular season champions
1974, 1975, 1980, 1991, 2017

The Furman Paladins men's basketball team is the basketball team that represents Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina, United States. The school's team currently competes in the Southern Conference. They are currently led by head coach Niko Medved and play their home games at the Timmons Arena.


NCAA Division I Tournament results[edit]

The Paladins have appeared in the NCAA Division I Tournament six times. Their combined record is 1–7.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
1971 First Round Fordham L 74–105
1973 First Round Syracuse L 82–83
1974 First Round
Sweet Sixteen
Regional 3rd Place Game
South Carolina
W 75–67
L 78–81
L 83–95
1975 First Round Boston College L 76–82
1978 First Round Indiana L 62–63
1980 First Round Tennessee L 69–80

NIT results[edit]

The Paladins have appeared in the National Invitation Tournament (NIT) one time. Their record is 0–1.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
1991 First Round West Virginia L 67–86

CIT results[edit]

The Paladins have appeared in the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament (CIT) three times. Their combined record is 3–3.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
2011 First Round East Tennessee State L 63–76
2016 First Round
Second Round
W 58–57
L 72–80
2017 First Round
USC Upstate
Saint Peter's
W 79–57
W 79–64
L 51–77


  1. ^ "Graphic Design Guide". Retrieved 2016-04-08. 

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