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Samford @ North Carolina A&T

Current Records: Samford 4-1; North Carolina A&T 1-5

What to Know

The Samford Bulldogs will square off against the North Carolina A&T Aggies at 2:30 p.m. ET Friday at The Arena at NW Florida St. Samford should still be riding high after a victory, while North Carolina A&T will be looking to right the ship.

The Bulldogs escaped with a win last Thursday against the Oregon State Beavers by the margin of a single free throw, 78-77. Samford got double-digit scores from four players: Ques Glover (16), Jaden Campbell (14), Jermaine Marshall (14), and Cooper Kaifes (11).

As for North Carolina A&T, it looks like they got the smaller half of the wishbone at Thanksgiving dinner. On Tuesday, they lost to the Stanford Cardinal on the road by a decisive 79-65 margin. The top scorer for North Carolina A&T was guard David Beatty (13 points).

Barring any buzzer beaters, the Bulldogs are expected to win a tight contest. Those who got lucky with them against the spread last week might want to hold off on placing bets this time since the squad has yet to string together back-to-back wins against the spread.

Samford is now 4-1 while the Aggies sit at 1-5. Samford is 1-1 after wins this year, and North Carolina A&T is 1-3 after losses.

How To Watch

  • When: Friday at 2:30 p.m. ET
  • Where: The Arena at NW Florida St -- Niceville, Florida
  • Follow: CBS Sports App

Odds

The Bulldogs are a slight 2.5-point favorite against the Aggies, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Bulldogs as a 1.5-point favorite.

Over/Under: -110

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Series History

This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last six years.