Scores

Final

The Citadel 51

(9-9, 3-3 Southern)

Samford 50

(7-10, 1-4 Southern)

    3:00 PM ET, January 16, 2010

    Pete Hanna Center, Birmingham, Alabama

    1 2 T
    CIT 27 2451
    SAM 19 3150

    Top Performers

    Citadel: C. Wells 19 Pts, 7 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl

    Samford: B. Friday 16 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Ast, 4 Stl, 1 Blk

    The Citadel 51, Samford 50

    Associated Press

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Cameron Wells scored 19 points, including 11 of the final 14 for The Citadel, which edged Samford 51-50 on Saturday.

    The Citadel (9-9, 3-3 Southern Conference) led by as many as 14 points in the first half, but Samford (7-10, 1-4) came back to take its only lead, 37-35, with 10:49 to play.

    Harrison DuPont hit a tying jumper for The Citadel, which led 46-40 with 2:32 left after three baskets by Wells and a three-point play by Austin Dahn, who scored 17 points.

    Samford pulled within 49-48 after Andy King's 3-pointer with 12 seconds left and a free throw with 0:06 left by Bryan Friday, who had 16 points.

    A quick foul sent Wells to the line for The Citadel and he made both for a 51-48 Citadel lead with 5 seconds to play. Trey Montgomery added Samford's final points on free throws with 1 second left.

    Wells also had seven rebounds and five assists for The Citadel.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CIT
    SAM
    Points 51 50
    FG Made-Attempted 19-44 (.432) 16-34 (.471)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-16 (.375) 7-17 (.412)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-9 (.778) 11-16 (.688)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 13 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 9 0

    2009-10 Season

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