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Sharkey's stat line leads Samford past Purdue Fort Wayne

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) Josh Sharkey tied a career-high with 25 points, had seven steals with six rebounds and six assists and Samford beat Purdue Fort Wayne 74-66 on Friday night.

John Konchar's 3-pointer with 2:48 to play brought the Mastodons within 68-66 but Purdue Fort Wayne missed it last seven shot attempts. Sharkey scored Samford's last 10 points including all six of his free throws.

Samford entered the contest holding opponents to 36.6 percent shooting and continued that defensive pressure limiting Purdue Fort Wayne to 37 percent (23 of 62) from the field. The Bulldogs (6-1) meanwhile shot 27 of 52 (52 percent). Ruben Guerrero added 15 points and six rebounds and Myron Gordon scored 11 points.

Konchar led the Mastodons (3-4) with 24 points and nine rebounds and Kason Harrell scored 14.

It was the first-ever meeting between the two schools.

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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 Bulldogs 6-1 423274
home team logo Mastodons 3-4 363066
Team Stats
away team logo Bulldogs 6-1 78.3 PPG 40.6 RPG 14.0 APG
home team logo Mastodons 3-4 82.7 PPG 36.5 RPG 15.9 APG
Key Players
3
J. Sharkey 16.3 PPG 3.8 RPG 7.2 APG 44.4 FG%
55
J. Konchar 19.5 PPG 8.5 RPG 5.4 APG 54.6 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