College of Charleston vs Samford

Coll. of Charleston 69, Samford 65

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Adjehi Baru had 15 points and 10 rebounds to lead the College of Charleston to a hard-fought 69-65 victory over Samford in Southern Conference play Thursday.

Anthony Thomas had 12 points and seven rebounds, Anthony Stitt scored 11 and Andrew Lawrence and Willis Hall 10 each for the Cougars (17-7, 9-3), who have won five in straight.

Raijon Kelly had 21 points and eight assists, Tyler Hood and Clide Geffrard Jr. scored 13 each and Tim Williams had 10 points and eight rebounds for the Bulldogs (7-16, 5-5), who have lost four in a row.

Samford trailed 11-2 but came back to tie at 15-all on Kelly's jumper and led 31-26 at halftime.

Charleston finally took the lead at 43-42 on Nori Johnson's layup with 9:36 left. The Cougars pushed the advantage to 60-50 on Lawrence's jumper at 1:30 and made 9 of 10 free throws down the stretch.

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College of Charleston Cougars
A. Thomas, F375-122-374112
A. Baru, F356-83-3100215
W. Hall, F215-100-070510
A. Lawrence, G364-142-313210
A. Stitt, G302-56-801111
N. Johnson222-32-23227
T. Wiedeman142-30-02024
T. Johnson30-00-00000
M. Sundberg20-10-00020
Totals 26-5615-1934101769
 46.4%78.9% 
Samford Bulldogs
T. Hood, F315-70-020213
C. Geffrard, Jr., F294-74-620413
T. Williams, F294-73-380011
R. Kelly, G398-152-208321
C. Miller, G321-30-12233
R. Wilson231-40-04242
W. Cook171-10-01122
Totals 24-449-1220131865
 54.5%75% 
Colonial Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UNC-Wilm.13-324-541
Charleston12-421-867
Towson11-519-1094
Elon9-717-12131
Will. & Mary9-715-12108
Northeastern7-914-14144
J. Madison6-108-21260
Hofstra5-1113-16199
Delaware5-1112-17250
Drexel3-139-20264

Southern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Furman13-320-9103
ETSU12-322-677
UNC-Green.11-420-8113
Chattanooga10-519-892
Wofford9-714-15201
Samford7-816-12170
Mercer7-813-15200
VMI3-126-20321
Citadel2-139-19307
W. Carolina2-137-21262
 
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DUKE 98
MIZZ 68 Final
TXAM 70
COLO 48 Final
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