Who's Playing

Belmont @ Furman

Current Records: Belmont 1-0; Furman 1-0

What to Know

The Furman Paladins will play host again and welcome the Belmont Bruins to Timmons Arena, where tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET Friday. Furman is the favorite in this one, with an expected 9-point margin of victory.

Everything came up roses for the Paladins at home against the North Greenville Crusaders on Monday as the team secured a 91-55 win.

Meanwhile, Belmont escaped with a win on Monday against the Ohio Bobcats by the margin of a single free throw, 70-69.

Their wins lifted both teams to an identical 1-0. Watch the contest and check back on CBS Sports to find out who keeps up the positive energy and who hits a stumbling block.

How To Watch

  • When: Friday at 7 p.m. ET
  • Where: Timmons Arena -- Greenville, South Carolina
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Ticket Cost: $19.00


The Paladins are a big 9-point favorite against the Bruins, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 9-point spread, and stayed right there.

Over/Under: -110

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Series History

Belmont won the only game these two teams have played in the last eight years.

  • Nov 15, 2021 - Belmont 95 vs. Furman 89