Scores

Final

Samford 59

(1-1, 1-0 home)

8:00 PM ET, November 12, 2012

Pete Hanna Center, Birmingham, Alabama

1 2 T
MM 13 2740
SAM 35 2459

Top Performers

Martin Methodist: K. Townsend 8 Pts, 9 Reb

Samford: T. Williams 13 Pts, 10 Reb, 2 Stl, 4 Blk

Samford 59, Martin Methodist 40

Associated Press

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Freshman Tim Williams had his second-straight double-double and Samford gave Bennie Seltzer his first career coaching victory with a 59-40 win over Martin Methodist on Monday night

Williams had 13 points and 10 rebounds, plus four blocked shots and two steals for the Bulldogs (1-1).

Samford played tough defense, allowing the NAIA RedHawks to shoot just 27.1 percent from the field (16 of 59) and 7.7 percent (1 of 13) from 3-point range.

Raijon Kelly added 12 points on 5-of-9 shooting for the Bulldogs with four assists and two blocked shots.

Martin Methodist (2-2) was held to its lowest scoring total this season, with only Brandon Hunter, who had 15 points, in double figures.

Samford scored the first 11 points and led 25-5 with 8:33 remaining in the first half.

The Bulldogs led 35-13 at the break and the RedHawks could get no closer than 17 in the second half.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MM
SAM
Points 40 59
FG Made-Attempted 16-59 (.271) 22-49 (.449)
3P Made-Attempted 1-13 (.077) 7-23 (.304)
FT Made-Attempted 7-11 (.636) 8-16 (.500)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 12 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
Largest Lead 0 27

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