Scores

Final

Samford 54

(13-20, 6-10 Southern)

Davidson 77

(20-11, 15-1 Southern)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    12:00 PM ET, March 8, 2014

    U.S. Cellular Center (NC), Asheville, North Carolina

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    SAM 26 2854
    DAV 42 3577

    Top Performers

    Samford: J. Capps 14 Pts, 6 Reb

    Davidson: D. Brooks 26 Pts, 12 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 3 Blk

    Davidson cruises over Samford 77-54

    Associated Press

    ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- De'Mon Brooks scored 26 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as top-seeded Davidson cruised by No. 8 seed Samford 77-54 in the quarterfinal round of the Southern Conference tournament on Saturday.

    Jack Gibbs added 14 and Jordan Barham 10 for Davidson (20-11) as the Wildcats extended their win streak to 13 games.

    Davidson never trailed against Samford (13-20) and jumped to a 28-8 lead, led by 12 points from Brooks during the opening spurt. The Bulldogs were unable to recover and trailed by double digits the rest of the way.

    Brooks scored 17 in the first half as Davidson held a 42-26 lead at halftime.

    Both teams shot above 40 percent from the field but Samford had 15 turnovers compared with seven for Davidson.

    Jordan Capps led Samford with 14 points.

    Davidson will play in the semifinal round on Sunday against No. 5 seed Western Carolina.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SAM
    DAV
    Points 54 77
    FG Made-Attempted 23-51 (.451) 25-58 (.431)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-9 (.222) 7-23 (.304)
    FT Made-Attempted 6-14 (.429) 20-29 (.690)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 14 (0/0)

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