Scores

Final

Samford 45

(3-7, 1-1 Southern)

Alabama 60

(7-3, 5-2 home)

8:00 PM ET, December 16, 2009

Coleman Coliseum, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

1 2 T
SAM 24 2145
ALA 35 2560

Top Performers

Samford: A. King 9 Pts, 4 Reb, 4 Ast

Alabama: J. Green 14 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Blk

Alabama 60, Samford 45

Associated Press

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Mikhail Torrance scored 15 points and had seven assists, and JaMychal Green added 14 points to lead Alabama to a 60-45 victory over Samford on Wednesday night.

Coming off a 73-65 loss on Saturday to then-No. 5 Purdue in a game that they led by 16 points in the second half, the Crimson Tide (7-3) had little trouble defeating in-state foe Samford (3-7).

Josh Davis had 13 points for the Bulldogs, 10 coming in the first half.

Alabama had its largest lead, 60-40, with 4:15 to go in the game. In the first half, trailing 9-8, Alabama went on a 17-5 run to take a 25-14 lead at the 4:35 mark when Chris Hines stole the ball and scored on a fast-break layup. Torrance had 15 points in the first half and Green 10 as the Crimson Tide led at intermission 35-24.

Alabama outscored Samford 25-21 in the second half to seal it.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SAM
ALA
Points 45 60
FG Made-Attempted 19-41 (.463) 25-52 (.481)
3P Made-Attempted 7-21 (.333) 6-21 (.286)
FT Made-Attempted 0-1 (.000) 4-5 (.800)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 6 (0/0) 9 (0/0)
Largest Lead 3 20

2009-10 Season

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