NCAA Basketball

Samford Bulldogs (10-21)


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vs. Cit
W 116-103
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vs. Mercer
L 69-74
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vs. Furman
L 79-94
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@ VMI
W 89-82
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Sam 75 - 88 UNCG
Final
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UNC Greensboro claims SoCon title beating Samford 88-75

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) Marvin Smith scored a career-high 26 points, Kyrin Galloway scored 15 and UNC Greensboro clinched the Southern Conference regular-season championship with an 88-75 win over Samford on Sunday.

The Spartans (24-7, 15-3) won the conference outright after Furman (22-9, 13-5) defeated second-place East Tennessee State (23-8, 14-4), 79-76, earlier in the day.

The Spartans built a 25-8 lead on the strength of four 3-pointers from Smith and another from Francis Alonso. Jordy Kuiper later added a 3 and the lead was 35-15 with 4:53 before halftime. UNC Greensboro shot 18 of 32 (56 percent) including 9 of 16 from 3-point range before intermission. Alonso scored 14 points and Isaiah Miller and Kuiper each scored 10.

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Leaders
Points: D. Denzel-Dyson15.1
Rebounds: E. Adams6.3
Assists: J. Coleman6.2
FG%: No qualifiers
FT%: D. Denzel-Dyson76.2%
3P%: T. Chambers44.6%
Steals: J. Sharkey1.6
Blocks: E. Adams1.3
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Virginia26-2
2 Michigan State27-3
3 Villanova25-4
4 Xavier25-4
5 Duke24-5
6 Texas Tech22-7
6 Gonzaga27-4
8 Kansas23-6
9 Purdue25-5
10 North Carolina22-7
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Michigan State27-3
2 Virginia26-2
3 Villanova25-4
4 Xavier25-4
5 Duke24-5
6 Gonzaga27-4
7 Texas Tech22-7
8 Kansas23-6
9 Purdue25-5
10 North Carolina22-7
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Southern Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
UNCG 15-3 24-7
East Tennessee State 14-4 23-8
Furman 13-5 22-9
Wofford 11-7 20-11
Mercer 11-7 18-13
Western Carolina 8-10 13-18
Samford 6-12 10-21
Citadel 5-13 10-20
VMI 4-14 9-20
Chattanooga 3-15 9-22
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 77.6 (79)
Rebounds: 8.5 (297)
Assists: 16.5 (29)
FG%: 47.0% (71)
FT%: 75.7% (44)
3P%: 37.3% (76)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 82.1 (336)
Rebounds: 22.2 (337)
Assists: 19.2 (349)
FG%: 48.7% (338)
FT%: 74.8% (334)
3P%: 36.8% (284)
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