GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) Charlie Reddick scored 20 points, making all five of his 3-point attempts, and Furman held on to beat Georgia Southern 81-74 Thursday night.
The Paladins (6-13, 3-5 Southern) led by as many as 18 points, but Georgia Southern went on a 12-0 run and led 71-70 with less than 2 minutes to play. Bobby Austin made a pair of 3-pointers and Furman held on at the free-throw line.
Austin finished with 17 points. Six Paladins accounted for all but two of the team's points. Colin Reddick had 12 points, Stephen Croone scored 11, Bryant Irwin had 10 points and Larry Wideman contributed nine points as Furman shot 64 percent for the game.
C.J. Reed led the Eagles (9-13, 3-6) with 20 points. Eric Ferguson added 14 points for Georgia Southern, which shot 53 percent and stayed close by scoring 26 points off of 18 Furman turnovers.
Stealing signs is part of the game of baseball.
Using technology, such as cameras to steal signs as the Houston Astros are currently under investigation by the MLB for doing, is not.
Hearing rumors about the Astros' alleged sign-stealing, the Nationals came into the 2019 World Series with a plan to combat it by adapting their signs, but according to Nationals manager Davey Martinez, the focus was always on how to win.
“You know for me and for everything we talked about, I didn’t want to get into any series and worry about what the other team does," Martinez told NBC Sports Washington Monday at MLB's Winter Meetings. "I wanted to focus on what we can do and how we can attack the opponents and win games and that was our focus. Yeah, you know we changed some signs around, we did some different things but the focus was always about how we can beat the Houston Astros and not how we think that they’re gonna play us.”
Regarding the use of technology, Martinez says "it's out there," and looks to repercussions the MLB puts in place to prevent this from happening again.
"I know MLB is doing an unbelievable job trying to fix the issues so we’ll see what happens," Martinez said.
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After a sterling week with three goals and three assists in three games, John Carlson was named the NHL's first star for the week of December 2-8.
This isn't the first time this season the NHL has honored Carlson for his stellar efforts. He was named the NHL's first star in October and was the second star of the week for the week of October 14-20.
Two of Carlson's three goals last week were game-winners, and the week included his sixth three-point performance this season.
Carlson currently tops the league's defensemen in goals (11), assists (32), points (43) and game-winning goals (4) through 31 outings this season.
He is also the only Caps player on pace for a 100+ point season.
And that pace is historic. The only two defensemen in NHL history that have recorded as many points through their team’s first 31 games of a campaign are Bobby Orr (5x, most recently in 1974-75: 21-37—58 w/ BOS) and Al MacInnis (1990-91: 13-31—44 w/ CGY).
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