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14dAndy Katz

Greenville gets relocated NCAA tourney games

The 2017 NCAA men's basketball tournament games that were taken away from North Carolina because of the HB2 bill will be played in South Carolina.

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29dAndy Katz

Greenville, S.C., eyes N.C. games pulled by NCAA

Greenville, S.C., wants to capitalize on its border state's controversy by bidding for the 2017 first and second round of the men's tournament that was pulled by the NCAA from Greensboro, N.C.

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

Louisville official says school hasn't decided yet about bid for NCAA men's first and second round in March. So far Providence, Furman for Greenville, S.C., are in with South Carolina going to as well. This is to replace Greensboro, N.C., after NCAA pulled tourney out due to HB2 law.

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

Furman AD Mike Buddie tells ESPN the school and Southern Conference are bidding to host the 2017 NCAA men's first and second round in Greenville, S.C., (capacity 15,951), replacing Greensboro, NC. Buddie said as soon as the confederate flag came down last year they made a decision to bid for a future site. Now that the flag is down from the state Capitol, South Carolina schools can host NCAA championship events. "We anticipated this may happen in NC (with HB2 law leading to NCAA withdrawal) and we're ready to host in grand fashion if selected," said Buddie.

Eamonn Brennan ESPN Staff Writer 

Halftime of the only NCAA tournament game currently on TV is like a miniature preview of the offseason. No basketball. Cold sweat. Mild twitching. The first real signs of withdrawal. Checking CIT scores to get a fix. Horrifying. (In unrelated news, Louisiana Lafayette dropped Furman in the second round of the CIT, 80-72.)

Furman University walks off with set of big wins (1:47)

Neumann, Wofford fend off Furman rally, 77-73

C.J. Neumann made his first trip to the free-throw line with one second remaining in front of a rowdy, near-sellout crowd and made the second of two foul shots as Wofford held off a late charge b


Furman rallies to beat Samford 67-65

Matt Rafferty scored a career-high 20 points and hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 20 seconds left and Furman rallied to beat Samford 67-65 on Thursday night to win its fifth straight.


Furman hangs on to edge ETSU 74-70

Stephen Croone scored 21 points, including two free throws with 2.5 seconds left and Furman held on to beat East Tennessee State 74-70 on Saturday.

Team Stats

Points Per Game65.0
Rebounds Per Game38.5
Assists Per Game10.0
Points Allowed68.5Tied-37th

Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record1-7
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances6