Samford vs College of Charleston

Samford 62, Coll. of Charleston 57

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Raijon Kelly scored 15 points as Samford rallied to defeat College of Charleston 62-57 Thursday night for its first win over the Cougars in the 13-game series.

The Bulldogs (4-12, 2-1 Southern Conference), who came in having lost two straight and five of their previous six games, snapped College of Charleston's five-game winning streak.

Samford, which also won its first game on the Cougars' home floor in seven tries, led 29-24 at halftime after neither team could score for the last 2:54.

College of Charleston (10-5, 2-1) pulled ahead 36-35 and built a nine-point lead at 53-44 with 4:54 left. The Bulldogs fought back with a 15-2 spurt, including three 3-pointers, to lead 59-55 with 24 seconds remaining.

After Andrew Lawrence's layup closed the gap to two, Kelly made 3 of 4 free throws in the last 15 seconds.

Adjehi Baru led the Cougars with 18 points and 11 rebounds.

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Samford (4-12) «293362
College of Charleston (10-5)243357

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Samford Bulldogs
T. Williams, F364-140-04218
C. Geffrard, Jr., F304-40-141310
C. Miller, G372-70-02325
R. Kelly, G334-136-824215
W. Cook, G295-70-070312
R. Wilson212-50-05204
T. Hood142-22-40038
J. Beckham00-00-00000
Totals 23-528-1328121462
 44.2%61.5% 
College of Charleston Cougars
A. Baru, F375-98-10110218
W. Hall, F291-22-27014
A. Thomas, F182-51-27036
A. Lawrence, G376-121-132314
A. Stitt, G362-80-02145
N. Johnson203-80-01226
T. Johnson132-40-00004
T. Wiedeman70-00-00000
M. Sundberg30-00-00000
Totals 21-4812-153351557
 43.8%80% 
Southern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
ETSU17-427-855
UNC-Green.16-525-1095
Furman14-523-1296
Wofford11-916-17190
Chattanooga10-919-12139
Samford10-1120-16170
Mercer9-1015-17192
Citadel5-1512-21283
W. Carolina4-159-23271
VMI3-166-24329

Colonial Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UNC-Wilm.15-329-627
Charleston14-425-1062
Towson11-720-1392
Elon10-818-14160
Will. & Mary10-817-14110
Northeastern8-1015-16134
Hofstra7-1115-17196
J. Madison7-1110-23256
Delaware5-1313-20234
Drexel3-159-23308
 
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MIST 62 Final
IOWA 59
ARIZ 66 Final
ORE 70
STMA 78 Final
GONZ 83