Wideman finished with 11 points and Bryant Irwin added 10 for Furman, which shot a season-high 58 percent (23 of 46) and snapped a six-game skid.
Furman (4-11, 1-3) opened scoring with four straight 3-pointers -- two from Wideman and one each from Stephen Croone and Ferrera -- to lead 12-4. The Paladins stretched their lead to 14 midway through the first half behind five consecutive points from Irwin and took a 40-25 advantage into the break.
Furman shot 58 percent (15 of 26) and made seven 3-pointers in the first half.
Spencer Collins scored 18 points for Wofford (7-10, 1-3), which rallied to cut the deficit to 64-63 with 1:58 left to play but was outscored 5-2 the rest of the way.
Former Michigan point guard Spike Albrecht will play for Purdue as a graduate transfer next season.
Only six major-conference teams have failed to win an NCAA tournament game since the turn of the century. When will each program snap the streak?
Bruce Weber's Kansas State team earned a share of the Big 12 title three years ago, but a lot has changed since then and the pressure is on.