Western Carolina vs Samford

Samford 64, W. Carolina 60

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Tim Williams had 16 points and 10 rebounds, and Samford held off Western Carolina for a 64-60 victory in a Southern Conference game on Thursday night.

Raijon Kelly scored 10 points, and Clide Geffrard Jr. had seven points and seven rebounds for the Bulldogs (6-12, 4-1), who have won three in a row. Samford also snapped a three-game losing streak to Western Carolina.

Tawaski King led the Catamounts (7-11, 3-2) with 14 points and six rebounds, Brandon Boggs had 13 points and seven rebounds, and Trey Sumler scored 13 points.

Samford shot 7 of 17 on 3-pointers to Western Carolina's 2 of 12, and the Bulldogs outrebounded the Caramounts 33-25.

The score was tied at 37 at the break, but Western Carolina led 49-42 on Sumler's layup 3:40 in. Samford took the lead at 51-49 on Geffrard's layup with 11:38 left and never relinquished it.

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Western Carolina Catamounts
T. Tankelewicz, F312-50-02315
T. King, F307-70-060314
T. Sumler, G406-161-142113
J. Sinclair, G333-60-04516
B. Boggs, G276-121-270313
M. Brown130-11-21001
J. Mendenhall111-30-00002
P. Ross101-21-20133
R. Harrelson51-10-01103
Totals 27-534-728121260
 50.9%57.1% 
Samford Bulldogs
T. Williams, F347-132-2104016
C. Geffrard, Jr., F323-80-07217
R. Kelly, G393-132-216210
C. Miller, G353-80-01219
W. Cook, G223-60-06216
R. Wilson244-60-05018
T. Hood143-61-53028
Totals 26-605-93716864
 43.3%55.6% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Chattanooga15-329-650
ETSU14-423-1186
Furman11-719-16167
Wofford11-715-17200
W. Carolina10-816-18166
UNC-Green.10-815-19237
Mercer8-1019-15194
Samford4-1414-19252
VMI4-149-21317
Citadel3-1510-22322
 
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