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Rutledge's 3 late in 2OT helps Nicholls beat Samford 106-103

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Lafayette Rutledge scored 27 points and made a key 3-pointer with 38 seconds left in double-overtime and Nicholls beat Samford 106-103 on Sunday night.

Rutledge's 3 gave Nicholls a 102-100 lead. Samford's Christen Cunningham missed a jumper on the ensuing series, and Jahvaughn Powell made two free throws and the Colonels had a four-point lead with 12 seconds left. Demetrius Denzel-Dyson missed a 3-point shot for Samford, and Powell added two more free throws with five seconds left to seal it for the Colonels. Cunningham hit a 3 at the buzzer.

Ja'Dante' Frye scored 33 points to lead Nicholls (4-3), which shot 16 of 36 from 3-point range. Rutledge made seven 3-pointers.

Denzel-Dyson had 40 points and 11 rebounds for Samford (3-3). Triston Chambers added 24 points.

The Bulldogs made 15 of 26 3-point baskets but were just 16 of 25 from the free-throw line. The Colonels made 20 of 22 free throws.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12OT2OTT
away team logo Nicholls State 30531211106
home team logo Samford 3449128103
Team Stats
away team logo Nicholls State 14-17 72.9 PPG 36.5 RPG 13.8 APG
home team logo Samford 17-16 78.3 PPG 40.6 RPG 14.0 APG
Key Players
15
J. Jefferson 17.2 PPG 2.9 RPG 2.0 APG 43.4 FG%
3
J. Sharkey 16.3 PPG 3.8 RPG 7.2 APG 44.4 FG%
Top Scorers
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0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
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Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
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Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB