Furman Rumors & News

  • Williams Gates Jr., son of ‘Hoop Dreams’ star, to transfer to Houston Baptist

    College Basketball Talk "William Gates Jr., the son and the namesake of ‘Hoop Dreams’ star William Gates, has transferred to Houston Baptist. “Started spring semester classes this morning,” a source told NBCSports.com. Gates began his college career at Furman, averaging 8.0 points as a freshman for the Palladins,..." January 20

  • Son of Hoop Dreams star William Gates to transfer from Furman

    College Basketball Talk "William Gates Jr. is transferring from Furman, according to a report from Scott Keeler of the Greenville News. Gates averaged 8.0 points as a freshman, but he saw his minutes cut in half this season, in large part due to the emergence of some of the freshman guards that head coach Niko Medved..." December 16

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • Furman adds a basketball transfer Isaiah Watkins

    GoUpstate "The Furman men’s basketball program has added Duquesne University transfer Isaiah Watkins to its 2014-15 roster, it was announced on Monday by second-year Paladin head coach Niko Medved. Watkins, a 6-foot-8 forward from Toronto, Ontario, will sit out this coming season in accordance with NCAA..." July 08