NC-Greensboro vs Samford

Samford 75, UNC-Greensboro 71

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Raijon Kelly scored 25 points to help Samford split its season series with UNC Greensboro in a 75-71 victory Saturday night.

Samford (11-18, 9-7 Southern Conference) led 45-31 at halftime, but UNC Greensboro (8-19, 6-10) crept to within 72-71 on Kayel Locke's jumper with 17 seconds remaining. The Spartans fouled Kelly 4 seconds later, and Kelly hit both shots for a 74-71 spread.

UNC Greensboro's Trevis Simpson missed a 3-pointer with 8 seconds left. Brandon Hayman grabbed the defensive rebound, was fouled and hit 1 of 2 foul shots to clinch it.

Kelly was 9-of-15 shooting, including 3 of 6 from 3-point range, and added six assists. Tim Williams had 16 points and Tyler Hood 14 for the Bulldogs.

Simpson paced the Spartans with 22 points, including 4-of-8 shooting from deep.

Nicholas Paulos scored five points for UNC Greensboro after scoring a career-high 30 against Chattanooga Thursday.

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NC-Greensboro Spartans
T. Simpson, F296-136-942422
K. Locke, F174-62-220410
D. Armstrong, G288-142-226119
J. Potts, G242-40-01135
D. Williams, G192-20-33114
N. Paulos272-40-03025
K. Van Dussen231-22-20314
K. McNeil201-20-22012
D. Parker130-10-01200
Totals 26-4812-2022151771
 54.2%60% 
Samford Bulldogs
C. Geffrard, Jr., F331-73-43136
T. Williams, F337-122-461316
T. Hood, F304-84-633514
R. Kelly, G379-154-426125
C. Miller, G373-40-07529
B. Hayman192-21-26015
R. Wilson110-10-02030
Totals 26-4914-2030161875
 53.1%70% 
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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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