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NCAA Game Summary - Western Carolina at Samford



(Saturday, March 1st)

Final Score: Samford 93, Western Carolina 86

Birmingham, AL (SportsNetwork.com) - Tim Williams erupted for a career-high 32 points as the Samford Bulldogs defeated the Western Carolina Catamounts, 93-86, in Southern Conference play at the Pete Hanna Center.

Williams, who scored 19 points in the first half alone, converted a stellar 10-of-11 from the floor and 12-of-13 at the free-throw line for the Bulldogs (12-19, 6-10 SoCon) as they snapped a four-game slide to close out the regular season. Michael Bradley pitched in with 15 points and seven rebounds, Jordan Capps 11 points in 14 minutes off the bench and Connor Miller 10 points and eight boards before fouling out for the hosts.

The Catamounts (17-14, 10-6) were led by Trey Sumler with 27 points, while Brandon Boggs and Mike Brown both accounted for 11 points and Tom Tankelewicz 10 as the team lost for a second time in as many games.

Samford shot a sizzling 70.8 percent from the field in the first half, not to mention 10-of-12 at the free-throw line, in order to secure a 45-36 advantage at the break.

In the second half the Bulldogs cooled considerably from the floor (.478), but picked up the slack at the charity stripe (23-of-27) en route to the win.

In a game that featured seven ties and just as many lead changes, the Bulldogs finished with an impressive 59.6 percent accuracy from the field and held WCU to a mere 4-of-16 behind the 3-point line.

03/01 21:55:46 ET

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Local
2nd
CAR 0
BOS 1
 
2nd
DUKE 36
GONZ 38
 
Final
PHI 4
DET 4
Final
WAS 11
MIA 7
Final
BAL 5
MIN 6
Final
STL 2
NYM 3
Final
HOU 0
NYY 7
Final
ATL 2
PIT 4
Final
BOS 3
TAM 2
Final
TOR 2
BAL 4
Final
ANA 6
CIN 8
 
7th
KAN 0
CHC 2
 
Final
CLE 1
CWS 4
 
6th
SFG 6
LOS 4
 
8th
OAK 6
MIL 0
 
7th
SDP 6
SEA 4
 
6th
LOS 7
TEX 3
 
8th
COL 2
ARI 1
 
7th
ARI 6
COL 8
 
Final
WAS 91
HOU 99
Final
BRK 107
LAL 99
Final
NOP 110
MIN 88
 
4th
CLE 80
PHI 78
 
1st
MIA 8
DET 15
 
1st
BOS 13
LAC 21
 
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DAL
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SAN
MEM
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PHO
OKC
Final
LOU 70
MSU 76
2nd
DUKE 36
GONZ 38
 
Final
NYR 2
WAS 5
2nd
CAR 0
BOS 1
 
2nd
NAS 1
CAL 4
 
2nd
NYI 5
DET 3
 
2nd
OTT 0
FLA 1
 
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