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Slawson, Bothwell had ‘instant brotherhood,’ AP reports

Last updated March 16, 2023

By Clinton Colmenares, Director of News and Media Strategy

The Associated Press wrote about fifth-year seniors Mike Bothwell and Jalen Slawson, key players on the Furman Paladins men’s basketball team, who have helped the school return to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1980. The story discusses how the two met, bonded and developed a close friendship with chemistry, connection and cohesion. The players also talk about how important it was for both of them to return to Furman to help the team be its best.

The story ran in The Washington Post, USA Today, US News and World Report and dozens of other news outlets across the country.

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Clinton Colmenares
Director of News and Media Strategy