Samford vs NC-Greensboro

UNC-Greensboro 66, Samford 64

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GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - Trevis Simpson scored a season-high 30 points to propel UNC Greensboro past Samford 66-64 Thursday night in Southern Conference action.

Simpson scored 22 of the Spartans' 27 second-half points, including all 14 of their points in the final 8 minutes, to help UNC Greensboro (5-13, 3-4) hold off the Bulldogs.

Samford (7-13, 5-2), which came in on a four-game winning streak, got within a point twice before Simpson launched his personal spurt with the Spartans ahead 52-50. After the Bulldogs tied it at 55, Simpson answered with a jumper, a dunk and two free throws.

Samford closed to 66-64 on Clide Geffrard Jr.'s 3-pointer with 1:23 left, but was only able to get one shot off down the stretch, Geffrard's long, contested 3-point attempt. The Bulldogs had one more chance with 2.7 seconds left, but Nicholas Paulos stole the inbounds pass.

Tim Williams scored 19 points to lead Samford.

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Samford Bulldogs
T. Williams, F377-135-791219
C. Geffrard, Jr., F215-82-431313
W. Cook, G342-61-27146
R. Kelly, G344-132-216412
C. Miller, G280-60-03030
T. Hood224-83-331014
R. Wilson160-10-02130
B. Hayman50-00-01020
J. Beckham30-00-00000
Totals 22-5513-1835112164
 40%72.2% 
NC-Greensboro Spartans
T. Simpson, F329-2110-1250130
D. Williams, F302-52-27036
K. Locke, F192-100-29044
D. Armstrong, G272-94-53029
D. Parker, G262-20-02324
K. McNeil261-41-47423
N. Paulos240-03-34003
J. Potts143-40-10007
B. Cole20-00-00000
Totals 21-5520-293971466
 38.2%69% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Chattanooga15-329-650
ETSU14-423-1186
Furman11-719-16167
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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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