Sam Houston State vs Samford

Sam Houston St. 73, Samford 57

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Darius Gatson led three Sam Houston State players in double figures with 15 points as the Bearkats topped Samford 73-57 Saturday night in a nonconference contest.

Gatson hit 9 of 10 from the foul line and added four assists, while Will Bond had 13 points and Terrance Motley 10 for Sam Houston State (5-5).

Clide Geffrard Jr. led the Bulldogs (2-10) with 16 points and six rebounds, and Raljon Kelly had 15 points.

The Bearkats led 38-30 at halftime. Samford cut the advantage to 44-40 in the first 5 minutes of the second half, but Sam Houston State's Jeremy McKay hit a 3-pointer to extend the lead. About 7 minutes later, Motley hit a jumper to spark a 6-0 run that expanded the lead to 59-47.

The Bearkats scored 19 points off 16 Samford turnovers, including nine steals, and outscored the Bulldogs off the bench 39-6.

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Scoreboard
Sam Houston State (5-5) «383573
Samford (2-10)302757

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Sam Houston State Bearkats
N. Mason, F140-31-21001
M. Holyfield, C163-50-07036
D. Gatson, G283-59-1044215
M. McKinney, G272-81-22147
D. Gatlin, G231-63-44525
W. Bond, G195-50-000413
J. McKay, G182-30-01115
T. Motley, F185-70-051210
J. Thomas, F182-64-64018
A. Harwell, G120-10-00220
P. Baxter, G71-10-00103
Total 24-5018-2430152173
 48.0%75.0% 
Samford Bulldogs
C. Geffrard, Jr., F355-94-760416
T. Williams, F354-74-442412
R. Kelly, G394-125-853315
C. Miller, G380-52-22632
W. Cook, G173-50-04156
R. Wilson, G231-20-14142
B. Hayman, G122-40-01014
H. Bailey, G10-00-00000
Total 19-4415-2228132457
 43.2%68.2% 
Southland
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
SF Austin0-04-0316
Incarn Word0-03-0347
Lamar0-03-05
Abil Chr.0-02-1341
Nicholls St.0-02-1137
Sam Houston0-02-1347
C. Arkansas0-01-2152
Hou. Baptist0-01-2178
McNeese St.0-01-2345
SE Louisiana0-01-2262
Texas A&M-CC0-01-2152
New Orleans0-00-261
Nwestern St.0-00-4277

Southern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Mercer0-04-154
Furman0-02-171
UNC-Green.0-02-171
Citadel0-02-2312
Wofford0-02-2295
Chattanooga0-01-295
ETSU0-01-2136
Samford0-01-2149
VMI0-01-2152
W. Carolina0-01-284
 
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GTOWN 81
NCASH 72 Final
OHST 90
ECU 87 Final
UNC 93
CINCY 72 Final
MRSH 56
BUTL 88 Final
IND 86
LOU 87 Final
MEMP 78
PUR 68 Final
ND 81
NMST 58 Final
NMEX 73
NORE 62 Final
NCST 84
CAN 61 Final
SYR 85
BELM 60 Final
KAN 89
MICH 81 Final
WVU 66
NULL 56 Final
MIST 92
KSU 52 Final
GONZ 68
USD 56 Final
SDSU 72
FLA 64 Final
ARIZ 65
CREI 74 Final
CAL 64