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Najdawi carries The Citadel past Samford 87-83 in OT

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) Zane Najdawi had 24 points, eight rebounds and seven blocks as The Citadel narrowly defeated Samford 87-83 in overtime on Saturday. Lew Stallworth added 23 points for The Citadel. Stallworth also had eight assists and five steals for The Citadel.

Najdawi tied it at 71 at the end of regulation on a 3-pointer and The Citadel made six straight free throws in the final minute of overtime.

Kaiden Rice had 15 points for The Citadel (12-15, 4-12 Southern Conference). Alex Reed added 12 points and eight rebounds.

Myron Gordon had 23 points for Samford (16-13, 6-10). Josh Sharkey added 18 points and six assists. Robert Allen had 13 points and 18 rebounds.

The Citadel evened the season series against Samford with the win. Samford defeated The Citadel 80-77 on Jan. 17. The Citadel faces UNC Greensboro at home on Thursday. Samford plays Furman at home on Thursday.

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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
12OTT
away team logo Samford 16-13 37341283
home team logo The Citadel 12-15 27441687
Team Stats
away team logo Samford 16-13 78.3 PPG 40.6 RPG 14.0 APG
home team logo The Citadel 12-15 85.1 PPG 39.9 RPG 15.4 APG
Key Players
3
J. Sharkey 16.3 PPG 3.8 RPG 7.2 APG 44.4 FG%
13
L. Stallworth 20.2 PPG 5.3 RPG 6.2 APG 52.7 FG%
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0 3PT FG% 0
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