Scores

Final

Samford 55

(9-8, 4-4 Southern)

Elon 51

(4-11, 1-6 Southern)

    7:00 PM ET, January 22, 2009

    Alumni Gym (Elon University), Elon, North Carolina

    1 2 T
    SAM 22 3355
    ELON 20 3151

    Top Performers

    Samford: T. Montgomery 20 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    Elon: B. James 21 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Stl, 3 Blk

    Samford 55, Elon 51

    Associated Press

    EDs: APNewsNow. Samford 55, Elon 51.

    ELON, N.C. -- Trey Montgomery scored 20 points to lead Samford to a 55-51 victory over Elon on Thursday night.

    It was the third consecutive win for the Bulldogs (9-8, 4-4 Southern Conference), who sent the Phoenix (4-11, 1-6) to their seventh straight loss.

    It was the first meeting between the two programs.

    Elon led 45-44 on Drew Spradlin's 3-pointer with 7:11 remaining in the game, but Montgomery and Bryan Friday hit consecutive layups to give Samford a 48-45 lead with 4:11 left.

    The Bulldogs led 50-45 when Elon's Brett James scored to cut the margin to 50-47 with 3:18 remaining, but the Phoenix couldn't get closer.

    Friday added 14 points for Samford, which shot 51.1 percent from the floor (23 of 45).

    James led Elon with 21 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SAM
    ELON
    Points 55 51
    FG Made-Attempted 23-45 (.511) 21-49 (.429)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-11 (.273) 5-15 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 6-10 (.600) 4-4 (1.000)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 9 (0/0) 11 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 6 5

    2008-09 Season

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