NCAA Basketball

Samford Bulldogs (14-19)


Thu. 2/18 Sat. 2/20 Sat. 2/27 Fri. 3/4 Sat. 3/5
vs. NC-Gre 
L 77-82
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vs. VMI 
W 73-67
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@ Chat 
L 66-77
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vs. VMI 
W 92-85
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@ Chat 
L 54-59
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Chattanooga beats Samford 59-54 to advance in SoCon

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) Tre' McLean scored 16 points, Duke Ethridge added 13 and grabbed 11 rebounds and top-seeded Chattanooga rallied to beat Samford 59-54 in Saturday's Southern Conference tournament quarterfinal matchup.

The Mocs (27-5) advance to Sunday's semifinal against No. 5 seed Western Carolina (16-1), who beat No. 4 Wofford (15-17) 88-83 in the second overtime on Saturday.

Dee Oldham added 12 for the Mocs, who trailed 36-31 at halftime.

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Leaders
Points: D. Jones-Gibson15.0
Rebounds: W. Walker6.0
Assists: C. Cunningham3.9
FG%: No qualifiers
FT%: C. Cunningham82.7%
3P%: M. Rose40.9%
Steals: I. Johnson1.3
Blocks: W. Walker0.8
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kansas33-5
2 Michigan State29-6
3 North Carolina33-7
4 Virginia29-8
5 Oregon31-7
6 Villanova35-5
7 Oklahoma29-8
8 West Virginia26-9
9 Xavier28-6
10 Miami (FL)27-8
10 Kentucky27-9
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Villanova35-5
2 North Carolina33-7
3 Kansas33-5
4 Oklahoma29-8
5 Virginia29-8
6 Oregon31-7
7 Michigan State29-6
8 Miami (FL)27-8
9 Indiana27-8
10 Syracuse23-14
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Southern Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Chattanooga 15-3 29-6
East Tennessee State 14-4 24-12
Furman 11-7 19-16
Wofford 11-7 15-17
Western Carolina 10-8 16-18
UNCG 10-8 15-19
Mercer 8-10 19-15
Samford 4-14 14-19
VMI 4-14 9-21
Citadel 3-15 10-22
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 73.9 (153)
Rebounds: 10.5 (201)
Assists: 13.2 (192)
FG%: 45.5% (96)
FT%: 71.8% (104)
3P%: 32.3% (282)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 74.0 (237)
Rebounds: 24.2 (264)
Assists: 13.9 (229)
FG%: 44.4% (234)
FT%: 69.8% (167)
3P%: 36.2% (277)
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