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      Brooks scores 15 as Davidson pounds Furman 73-36

      DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) - De'Mon Brooks and Jake Cohen posted double-doubles, and Davidson used 10-point and 15-point runs for a 27-point halftime lead and beat Furman 73-36 on Wednesday.

      Brooks had 15 points and 10 rebounds, and Cohen scored 12 points with 11 rebounds for the Wildcats (20-7, 15-1 Southern Conference), who won their 11 consecutive game. They already had clinched the South Division.

      Davidson has won 20 games or more in 7 of the past nine seasons.

      Larry Wideman scored 18 points for the Paladins (6-20, 3-12), who have lost seven straight. They last lost seven consecutive games in 2008-09, when they had losing streaks of 8 and seven games during a 1-15 stretch. Furman has lost six straight and 32 of 33 to Davidson.

      Davidson shot 27 of 61 from the field to Furman's 11 of 44, and 8 of 22 from 3-point range to the Paladins' 3 of 9.

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