(Thursday, February 14)
Final Score: Samford 40, Wofford 33
Birmingham, AL (Sports Network) - Clide Geffrard Jr. scored a game-high 17 points as the Samford Bulldogs captured a 40-33 win over the Wofford Terriers in a Southern Conference tilt at the Pete Hanna Center.
Raijon Kelly finished with eight points, five assists and four steals for the Bulldogs (9-17, 7-6 SoCon) but he shot just 3-of-11 from the floor as the team won for the second time in the last three outings.
The lone double-digit scorer for the Terriers (10-17, 4-10) was Lee Skinner who tallied 10 points and also paced the visitors with seven rebounds as they bowed for the second time in as many games.
Neither side shot the ball well on the night, with Wofford hitting just 6- of-23 from the floor in the first half, including 1-of-9 beyond the arc, en route to a 17-16 deficit at the break. The Bulldogs were only slightly better from the field (7-of-22).
Samford opened the second half on a 6-0 run, eventually leading by as many as 10 points with just under six minutes remaining, in order to grab the tough win.
Both squad finished with more turnovers than field goals on the night.
02/14 23:02:01 ET