BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Andy King scored 16 points to lead five Samford players in double figures and the Bulldogs beat Western Carolina 76-64 on Thursday night.
Trey Montgomery added 15 points, Josh Bedwell chipped in 14 and Bryan Friday and Josh Davis scored 10 points each for Samford (7-8, 2-4 Southern Conference), which raised its season-high point total two points. The Bulldogs scored 74 in a loss to the College of Charleston on Monday.
The Bulldogs shot 52 percent (13 of 25) as they handed Western Carolina (8-6, 3-1) its first loss since falling 81-78 at UNC-Asheville on Dec. 31.
Thursday's game was only the second time Western Carolina, ranked the No. 22 offense in the country at 80.5 points per game, scored under 68 points.