Scores

Final

Samford 82

(2-6, 0-1 Southern)

    5:00 PM ET, December 10, 2011

    Pete Hanna Center, Birmingham, Alabama

    1 2 T
    LIN 25 3156
    SAM 38 4482

    Top Performers

    Lindsey Wilson: J. Archie 15 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl

    Samford: T. Hood 16 Pts, 3 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Blk

    Samford 82, Lindsey Wilson 56

    Associated Press

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Drew Windler scored 15 points and Jeffrey Merritt recorded a double-double (11 points, 10 rebounds) en route to an 82-56 win over Lindsey Wilson of the NAIA on Saturday, snapping a 5-game home losing streak.

    Samford (2-6), who is averaging 10 3-point field goals per game, knocked down 11 3-pointers in the win. The Bulldogs shot 52.4 percent (11 of 21) from deep and 59.6 percent (34 of 57) from the field.

    Lindsey Wilson (7-4) tied the game 23-23 behind a layup by Justin Archie with 6:43 left in the first half. But Windler's layup on Samford's next possession sparked a 15-2 run that gave the Bulldogs a 38-25 lead at halftime.

    Windler scored four points and Jeffrey Merritt knocked down two 3-pointers during the run.

    Lindsey Wilson shot poorly, hitting only 34.4 percent (20 of 55) from the field and 26.3 percent (5 of 19) from 3-point range.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LIN
    SAM
    Points 56 82
    FG Made-Attempted 20-55 (.364) 34-57 (.596)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-19 (.263) 11-21 (.524)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-20 (.550) 3-6 (.500)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 12 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 4 29

    2011-12 Season

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