Scores

Final

W Carolina 86

(17-14, 10-6 Southern)

Samford 93

(12-19, 6-10 Southern)

    7:00 PM ET, March 1, 2014

    Pete Hanna Center, Birmingham, Alabama

    1 2 T
    WCU 36 5086
    SAM 45 4893

    Top Performers

    Western Carolina: T. Sumler 27 Pts, 2 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

    Samford: T. Williams 32 Pts, 6 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Blk

    Tim Williams leads Samford past W Carolina 93-86

    Associated Press

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Tim Williams scored a career-high 32 points to lead Samford to a 93-86 victory Saturday night over Western Carolina.

    Brandon Roberts hit a 3-pointer sparking an 8-0 run to give Samford an 86-78 lead with 1:11 remaining. Tawaski King scored to pull Western Carolina within six points, 86-80 with 57 seconds left. Michael Bradley answered with a dunk and Samford was 5 of 6 from the line to seal it for the Bulldogs.

    Williams was 10 of 11 from the field and 12 of 13 from the line. Williams is now just nine points shy of 1,000 in his career. Bradley added 15 points for Samford (12-19, 6-10 Southern), which snapped a four-game losing skid.

    Trey Sumler scored 27 points on 8-of-14 shooting to lead Western Carolina (17-14, 10-6). King scored 12 points and Mike Brown and Brandon Boggs each added 11 for the Catamounts, who have lost two straight.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WCU
    SAM
    Points 86 93
    FG Made-Attempted 27-56 (.482) 28-47 (.596)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-16 (.250) 4-11 (.364)
    FT Made-Attempted 28-38 (.737) 33-39 (.846)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 29 (0/0) 28 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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