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Nolan's career night leads Samford over South Carolina State

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Kevion Nolan made 5 of 8 from 3-point range and scored a career-high 21 points to help Samford beat South Carolina State 77-60 in the Buckeye Classic on Sunday night.

Samford (7-1) had a 20-point lead early in the second half, but South Carolina State (1-6) closed the deficit to 63-58 with just less than five minutes to go. Brandon Austin scored eight points during Samford's 14-1 run to pull away for good.

Austin finished with 13 points, Robert Allen had 11 points and eight rebounds, Ruben Guerrero added 11 points and seven rebounds, and Myron Gordon scored 10 for Samford.

Damni Applewhite had 17 points and 10 rebounds to lead South Carolina State. Janai Raynor-Powell added 13 points.

Samford took the lead for good at 15-14 on the opening basket of a 9-0 run and closed the half on an 11-2 run to lead 39-23 at the break.

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Key Players
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Three Point %
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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 SC State 1-6 233760
home team logo Samford 7-1 393877
Team Stats
away team logo SC State 1-6 69.8 PPG 37.9 RPG 11.1 APG
home team logo Samford 7-1 78.6 PPG 40.2 RPG 14.4 APG
Key Players
35
D. Applewhite 17.7 PPG 7.5 RPG 0.9 APG 52.1 FG%
3
J. Sharkey 16.1 PPG 3.8 RPG 7.7 APG 44.1 FG%
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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
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