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Final

Samford 91

(6-4, 2-1 Southern)

    8:00 PM ET, December 29, 2005

    1 2 T
    CAI 29 2756
    SAM 55 3691

    Top Performers

    Campbellsville: Z. Ingles 21 Pts, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Samford: J. Merritt 33 Pts, 3 Reb

    Samford 91, Campbellsville 56

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- J. Robert Merritt scored a career-high 33 points on 12-of-13 shooting Thursday night, leading Samford to a 91-56 rout of Cambellsville.

    The victory broke Campbellsville's 10-game winning streak, handing the Tigers their first loss of the season.

    Merritt was 7-of-8 on 3-pointers for Samford (6-4). Randall Gulina added 13 points, while Travis Peterson and Ryan Woolsey each scored 9 points. Woolsey also had a game-high six rebounds.

    Zach Ingles led the Tigers (10-1) with 21 points. James Steward added 19 points and Zach Allender had 11.

    Samford held the Tigers to 45.5 percent shooting, while hitting 70.2 percent of its shots.

    The Bulldogs, who had a 55-29 halftime advantage, also dominated the boards, outrebounding Campbellsville 28-17.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CAI
    SAM
    Points 56 91
    FG Made-Attempted 20-44 (.455) 33-49 (.673)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-18 (.333) 12-28 (.429)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-20 (.500) 13-14 (.929)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 13 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 35

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