Scores

Final

Samford 65

(10-12, 7-7 Southern)

Tenn St 59

(10-12, 7-6 OVC)

    8:30 PM ET, January 31, 2008

    Gentry Center, Nashville, Tennessee

    1 2 T
    SAM 27 3865
    TNST 24 3559

    Top Performers

    Samford: T. Peterson 21 Pts, 1 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Tennessee State: J. Houston 15 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

    Samford 65, Tennessee St. 59

    Associated Press

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Travis Peterson had 21 points to lift Samford to a 65-59 win over Tennessee State on Thursday night.

    Joe Merritt added 10 points and eight rebounds, and Trey Montgomery had 10 points and seven rebounds for the Bulldogs (10-12, 7-7 Ohio Valley Conference).

    The Tigers (10-12, 7-6) were led by Jerrell Houston's 15 points and seven rebounds. Reiley Ervin chipped in with 14 points, and Bruce Price scored 12 for Tennessee State.

    The Tigers shot just 38.6 percent from the floor, but still managed to lead by 6 with 11:14 left in the first half. Samford shot 15-for-20 on free throws to propel its win.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SAM
    TNST
    Points 65 59
    FG Made-Attempted 21-45 (.467) 22-57 (.386)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-24 (.333) 6-22 (.273)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-20 (.750) 9-14 (.643)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 8 3

    2007-08 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Jan 10, 2008 TNST 55, @SAM 46Recap
    » Jan 31, 2008 SAM 65, @TNST 59Recap