Scores

Final

Samford 69

(5-12, 3-1 Southern)

The Citadel 65

(3-11, 0-4 Southern)

7:05 PM ET, January 12, 2013

McAlister Field House, Charleston, South Carolina

1 2 T
SAM 35 3469
CIT 31 3465

Top Performers

Samford: R. Kelly 15 Pts, 5 Reb, 7 Ast, 2 Stl

Citadel: M. Van Scyoc 19 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Blk

Samford 69, The Citadel 65

Associated Press

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Clide Geffrard Jr. scored 22 points on 7-on-11 shooting from the field, and Samford defeated The Citadel 69-65 in a Southern Conference game on Saturday night.

Raijon Kelly and Tim Williams had 15 points apiece for Samford (5-12, 3-1), which claimed its first road victory against The Citadel and swept the season series. Samford also snapped a five-game losing streak against The Citadel dating to 2009.

Matt Van Scyoc led The Citadel with 19 points, Marshall Harris III had 12 points to go with seven assists, P.J. Horgan 11, and Mike Groselle pulled down 11 rebounds to go with eight points.

The Citadel has lost 10 games in a row.

The Citadel led for only 1 minute, 16 seconds, that coming in the first half. It closed to 63-62 on Ashton Moore's 3-pointer with 2:48 remaining, but Samford made six free throws down the stretch to seal the victory.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SAM
CIT
Points 69 65
FG Made-Attempted 23-47 (.489) 22-52 (.423)
3P Made-Attempted 6-13 (.462) 11-25 (.440)
FT Made-Attempted 17-22 (.773) 10-14 (.714)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
Largest Lead 12 2

2012-13 Season

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