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Samford hits 12 3-pointers, beats Houston Baptist 85-61

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Josh Sharkey scored 24 points with five 3-pointers and five assists, Brandon Austin hit six 3-pointers and scored 22 points, and Samford pulled away early to beat Houston Baptist 85-61 on Monday night to win its third straight.

Robert Allen scored a career-high 14 points and grabbed seven rebounds for the Bulldogs (10-2), who hit 12 of 24 3-pointers and got 19 second-chance points off of 11 offensive rebounds.

Austin's 3-pointer put the Bulldogs up for good, 5-2, and Sharkey hit two free throws for a 42-29 halftime lead. Sharkey scored 15 points with three 3-pointers in the half and the Bulldogs held the Huskies to 26-percent shooting.

The Huskies closed to 46-37 on Edward Hardt's layup, but Samford led by double digits on Austin's 3 and by 22 on another 3 by Austin with 1:51 to play.

Jalon Gates scored 17 points, Ian DuBose had 16 with a career-high 13 rebounds and Oliver Lynch-Daniels scored 12 for the Huskies (3-6).

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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 Houston Baptist 3-6 293261
home team logo Samford 10-2 424385
Team Stats
away team logo Houston Baptist 3-6 82.2 PPG 42.1 RPG 15.0 APG
home team logo Samford 10-2 78.3 PPG 40.6 RPG 14.0 APG
Key Players
0
I. DuBose 17.0 PPG 5.9 RPG 3.4 APG 48.6 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
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