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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