Samford vs Appalachian State

Appalachian St. 70, Samford 67


BOONE, N.C. (AP) - Jamaal Trice scored 18 points, and Appalachian State came back from an eight-point deficit late in regulation to defeat Samford 70-67 in double overtime Thursday night.

Tevin Baskin scored 10 points, and Michael Obacha and Nathan Healy grabbed eight rebounds each for the Mountaineers (13-15, 9-8 Southern Conference), who have alternated wins and losses for the past seven games. It was their program record fifth overtime game this season.

Appalachian State scored the final eight points of regulation to tie the game 59-59 with Jay Canty making 1 of 2 free throws with 31 seconds left. Raijon Kelly's jumper had given the Bulldogs a 59-51 advantage at the 4:08 mark.

The first overtime ended 61-61, but Trice hit a 3-pointer 9 seconds into the second, and the Mountaineers held on to win.

Tyler Wood scored 22 points, Tim Williams 12 and Connor Miller 11 for the Bulldogs (11-19, 9-8).

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Samford Bulldogs
T. Hood, F458-175-672222
T. Williams, F385-112-260512
C. Geffrard, Jr., F274-70-04028
C. Miller, G474-100-060211
R. Kelly, G373-90-03246
R. Wilson374-50-02548
B. Hayman190-20-02010
Totals 28-617-83692067
Appalachian State Mountaineers
J. Canty, F413-123-67519
N. Healy, F394-120-08438
M. Obacha, F343-43-58039
T. Hamilton, G210-61-20011
C. Burgess, G182-32-22216
J. Trice376-111-200118
M. Neal323-62-22319
T. Baskin284-52-460310
Totals 25-5914-2336141470
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
W. Carolina9-915-17221

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Georgia St.15-525-1053
Ga. Southern14-622-9113
UL Lafayette13-722-14143
App. St.9-1112-17250
S. Alabama9-1112-21275
Texas St.7-1314-17236
Arkansas St.6-1411-18277
Other games
OHST 63 Final
NW 53
UTST 61 Final
LT 84
DUKE 68 Final
UVA 73
GONZ 70 Final
BYU 65
ORST 75 Final
ORE 85