Scores

Final

W Carolina 60

(7-11, 4-2 Southern)

Samford 64

(6-12, 4-1 Southern)

    8:00 PM ET, January 17, 2013

    Pete Hanna Center, Birmingham, Alabama

    1 2 T
    WCU 37 2360
    SAM 37 2764

    Top Performers

    Western Carolina: T. King 14 Pts, 6 Reb

    Samford: T. Williams 16 Pts, 10 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl, 2 Blk

    Samford 64, W. Carolina 60

    Associated Press

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Tim Williams had 16 points and 10 rebounds, and Samford held off Western Carolina for a 64-60 victory in a Southern Conference game on Thursday night.

    Raijon Kelly scored 10 points, and Clide Geffrard Jr. had seven points and seven rebounds for the Bulldogs (6-12, 4-1), who have won three in a row. Samford also snapped a three-game losing streak to Western Carolina.

    Tawaski King led the Catamounts (7-11, 3-2) with 14 points and six rebounds, Brandon Boggs had 13 points and seven rebounds, and Trey Sumler scored 13 points.

    Samford shot 7 of 17 on 3-pointers to Western Carolina's 2 of 12, and the Bulldogs outrebounded the Caramounts 33-25.

    The score was tied at 37 at the break, but Western Carolina led 49-42 on Sumler's layup 3:40 in. Samford took the lead at 51-49 on Geffrard's layup with 11:38 left and never relinquished it.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WCU
    SAM
    Points 60 64
    FG Made-Attempted 27-53 (.509) 26-60 (.433)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-12 (.167) 7-17 (.412)
    FT Made-Attempted 4-7 (.571) 5-9 (.556)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 12 (0/0) 8 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 7 6

    2012-13 Season

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