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Kennesaw State holds on to beat Samford 71-66

KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) Tyler Hooker nailed a trey and added two free throws in the final minutes to give Kennesaw State a 71-66 victory over Samford on Thursday night.

Samford's Alex Peters drove for a layup to give the Bulldogs a 64-63 lead with 1:40 left. Hooker scored five straight for a 68-64 lead and Kosta Jankovic added a free throw. Samford's Justin Coleman missed a 3-point attempt in the final seconds.

James Scott led the way with 20 points, Jankovic added 15, tying a career high, and Nick Masterson chipped in 12 for the Owls (3-9).

Kennesaw State led 29-28 at the break and pushed its advantage to 41-31 before Samford charged back to take a 47-46 lead after Demetrius Denzel-Dyson, who finished with 19 points and 11 rebounds, slammed home a dunk and followed with a layup at the 12:59 mark.

Justin Coleman added 17 points for Samford (4-9) which has lost eight straight on the road.

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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
12T
away team logo Samford 4-9 283866
home team logo Kennesaw State 3-9 294271
Team Stats
away team logo Samford 4-9 78.3 PPG 40.6 RPG 14.0 APG
home team logo Kennesaw State 3-9 63.4 PPG 39.7 RPG 11.3 APG
Key Players
3
J. Sharkey 16.3 PPG 3.8 RPG 7.2 APG 44.4 FG%
4
T. Hooker 19.0 PPG 4.7 RPG 3.0 APG 39.3 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
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
Bench
Bench 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
Starters
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