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Gordon scores 25 points, Samford defeats W. Carolina 92-81

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Myron Gordon scored a career-high 25 points and Samford defeated Western Carolina 92-81 on Saturday.

Gordon was 9 of 11 from the field including three from distance for the Bulldogs (14-10, 4-2 Southern Conference). Kevion Nolan added 19 points, Brandon Austin had 18 points and five rebounds and Josh Sharkey had 11 points and 12 assists.

Samford shot 60 percent from the field compared to 45 percent for Western Carolina. The Bulldogs made 10 of 20 from 3-point range.

The Bulldogs capped a 16-2 start with a Nolan 3-pointer and Nolan, Gordon and Austin combined for four more 3s to help them build to a 49-34 advantage at the break.

Western Carolina trailed throughout the second half, closing to 88-78 with 1:21 to play before a Ruben Guerrero dunk with just under a minute remaining sealed the Bulldogs' win.

Onno Steger and Marcus Thomas scored 21 points apiece for the Catamounts (6-18, 3-8). Steger had 11 rebounds and Thomas had seven.

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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 6-18 364581
home team logo Samford 14-10 494392
Team Stats
away team logo W. Carolina 6-18 72.0 PPG 38.1 RPG 12.2 APG
home team logo Samford 14-10 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
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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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