ORLANDO, Fla. -- Jordan Miller scored 16 points and Furman defeated Northeastern 75-62 on Thursday.
Miller shot 6 for 10 from the field, including 4 for 6 from 3-point range, for the Paladins (9-3) in the UCF Holiday Classic consolation game.
Furman, coming off a 71-53 loss to No. 19 Central Florida that snapped its five-game winning streak, never trailed, although the score was tied twice in the first half.
After the Paladins took a 37-25 lead into halftime, the Huskies (4-8), got within eight points at 41-33 with 15:21 left. Furman then used a 14-1 run to pull away, taking its biggest lead at 55-34.
The Paladins outshot Northeastern from the field 44.4 percent (24 of 54) to 38.8 percent (19 of 49).