Scores

Final

Samford 68

(11-19, 5-13 Southern)

Appalachian St 82

(20-11, 13-5 Southern)

    3:00 PM ET, February 27, 2010

    Holmes Convocation Center, Boone, North Carolina

    1 2 T
    SAM 38 3068
    APP 41 4182

    Top Performers

    Samford: K. Johnson 11 Pts, 1 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    Appalachian St: D. Sims 25 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast

    Appalachian St. 82, Samford 68

    Associated Press

    BOONE, N.C. -- Donald Sims scored 25 points, with six 3-pointers, and Appalachian State beat Samford 82-68 on Saturday in both teams' regular-season finale.

    Kellen Brand added 18 points and Jeremi Booth had 15 for the Mountaineers (20-11, 13-5 Southern Conference), who have won four in a row and eight of nine.

    The Mountaineers enter the conference tournament in Charlotte, N.C., as the No. 1 North seed and play March 6 after a first-round bye.

    Appalachian State never trailed and led by 10 after a layup by Brand with 4:34 left. The lead remained in double figures the rest of the way.

    Both teams shot well, with the Mountaineers making 56.9 percent of their field goal attempts (29 for 51) and the Bulldogs hit 55.8 percent (24 of 43).

    Josh Davis scored 15 points, Kaylin Johnson had 11 and Jeffrey Merritt added 10 for the Bulldogs (11-19, 5-13), who have lost three straight.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SAM
    APP
    Points 68 82
    FG Made-Attempted 24-43 (.558) 29-51 (.569)
    3P Made-Attempted 12-23 (.522) 13-23 (.565)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-13 (.615) 11-15 (.733)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 11 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 17

    2009-10 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Jan 28, 2010 APP 68, @SAM 55Recap
    » Feb 27, 2010 @APP 82, SAM 68Recap