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[ 2012-13 Official Furman Basketball Yearbook

PLAYERS TO WATCH Men’s Basketball

#12 CHARLIE REDDICK G > 6-5 > 185 > Jr. > Powder Springs, Ga. Reddick ranks as Furman's leading returning scorer after averaging 10.4 points and 4.9 rebounds per contest in 29 games as a sophomore in 2011-12. The 6-foot-5 Reddick connected on a team-best 38.3% of his three-point attempts, dished out 47 assists and recorded a team-high 37 steals for the Paladins. As a sophomore, Reddick registered a career-best 23 points versus UVA Wise, scored 22 points in a loss at Elon and notched a double-double with 16 points and 14 boards in a home victory over Georgia Southern. A Powder Springs, Ga., native, Reddick played in 29 games and averaged 2.4 points per game as a freshman in 2010-11 as Furman posted a 22-11 record and advanced to the postseason for the first time in 20 years.

#22 BOBBY AUSTIN G > 6-3 > 200 > Sr. > Cincinnati, Ohio Austin is entering his sixth season with the Paladins after receiving a medical hardship from the NCAA. After starting 21 games and averaging 4.7 points and 3.4 rebounds per game as a freshman during the 2007-08 campaign, Austin missed the next two seasons due to a back injury. He returned to the hardwood to earn limited playing time in 2010-11 before returning to full speed last season. Austin played in 30 games and logged 26 starts during the 2011-12 campaign while pouring in 7.5 points per game and grabbing 2.8 rebounds per game. The LaSalle High School graduate, who shot 37.5% from three-point range and 81% from the foul line, netted a career-high 17 points in a 77-45 victory over The Citadel last January.



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