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Samford dominates W. Carolina 85-71 in Southern Conf. play

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Demetirus Denzel-Dyson scored 21 points and Triston Chambers nailed five from long range for 15 as Samford dominated Western Carolina 85-71 in Southern Conference action on Saturday night.

Denzel-Dyson drilled 4 of 7 from beyond the arc. Chambers missed just two field goal attempts, hitting 5 of 7 from distance. Alex Thompson and Eric Adams added 13 points apiece for Samford (6-10, 2-1).

The Bulldogs shot 54 Percent (26-48) from the floor while limiting Western Carolina to 25-of-61 shooting (41 percent). The Catamounts made two more from distance but Samford scored 14 more from the line.

Samford led 42-29 at the break. Chambers and Denzel-Dyson opened the second half with back-to-back treys as the Bulldogs pushed their advantage to 59-47 midway of that period.

Matt Halvorsen had 21 points for Western Carolina (6-9, 2-1), which will return home for three straight conference games.

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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 W. Carolina 6-9 294271
home team logo Samford 6-10 424385
Team Stats
away team logo W. Carolina 6-9 72.0 PPG 38.1 RPG 12.2 APG
home team logo Samford 6-10 78.3 PPG 40.6 RPG 14.0 APG
Key Players
4
C. Dotson 13.9 PPG 9.5 RPG 1.5 APG 59.6 FG%
3
J. Sharkey 16.3 PPG 3.8 RPG 7.2 APG 44.4 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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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
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Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
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