Scores

Final

UNC Greensboro 78

(10-11, 3-3 Southern)

Samford 88

(8-13, 2-4 Southern)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    8:00 PM ET, January 23, 2014

    Pete Hanna Center, Birmingham, Alabama

    1 2 T
    UNCG 33 4578
    SAM 43 4588

    Top Performers

    UNC Greensboro: K. Cain 23 Pts, 11 Reb, 2 Stl

    Samford: T. Williams 29 Pts, 12 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Williams, Samford handle UNC Greensboro 88-78

    Associated Press

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Tim Williams scored 29 points and hauled in 12 rebounds, pacing Samford past UNC Greensboro 88-78 Thursday night.

    The Bulldogs (8-13, 2-4 Southern Conference) shot an efficient 58.8 percent from the field. Isaiah Williams hit four 3-pointers to finish with 19 points and Raijon Kelly added 18.

    UNC Greensboro (10-11, 3-3) shot 42.6 percent, but went just 4 of 16 from beyond the arc. Kyle Cain led the Spartans with 23 points and 11 boards, and Tevon Saddler chipped in 13 points and six assists.

    Samford pushed ahead with a 14-5 run fueled by 3-pointers from Isaiah Williams and Connor Miller and led by 10 at the break. The Spartans fought back, with Diante Baldwin hitting a jumper, two free throws and a 3-pointer to pull within four at the midway mark.

    Tim Williams answered with a jumper and two free throws to put Samford up by nine.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UNCG
    SAM
    Points 78 88
    FG Made-Attempted 26-61 (.426) 30-51 (.588)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-16 (.250) 6-10 (.600)
    FT Made-Attempted 22-32 (.688) 22-34 (.647)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 24 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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