vs Wofford

Samford 66, Wofford 61

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SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) - Raijon Kelly scored 17 points as all five Samford starters scored in double figures in a 66-61 overtime victory over Wofford Saturday in Southern Conference play.

The Bulldogs (9-14, 6-6) rallied late in regulation to force overtime. Wofford (15-9, 8-4) led 54-47 with 2:22 left. But Samford scored the last seven points of regulation while the Terriers missed their last four shots.

In overtime, Tyler Hood's layup broke a 56-56 tie and Samford outscored Wofford 8-5 the rest of the way.

Kelly hit a layup in that closing run in regulation. In overtime, he hit a jumper and later two free throws with 0:11 left for the final margin.

Samford's Drew Windler scored 16 points, Will Cook added 11, and Hood and Jeffrey Merritt scored 10 apiece.

Brad Loesing led Wofford with 17 points, Kevin Giltner added 14 and Lee Skinner had a double-double (12 points, 10 rebounds).

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Scoreboard
Samford (9-14) «28261266
Wofford (15-9)2925761

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T. Hood, F385-100-351310
D. Windler, C355-124-461116
J. Merritt, G454-100-262010
R. Kelly, G427-112-344217
W. Cook, G403-84-483011
M. Friday91-30-02102
C. Miller90-00-00000
B. Hayman70-00-00010
Totals 25-5410-163212766
 46.3%62.5% 
Wofford Terriers
L. Skinner, F375-82-2104412
D. Crowell, F363-80-04137
K. Giltner, G455-132-371214
B. Loesing, G457-190-037417
K. Cochran, G383-121-282310
A. Smith160-01-21001
J. Byrd70-20-01000
D. Rinksalis10-00-01000
Totals 23-626-939151661
 37.1%66.7% 

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VMI0-01-2248
Samford0-01-3128
W. Carolina0-01-395
 
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