Scores

Final

Samford 59

(1-1, 1-0 home)

    8:00 PM ET, November 12, 2012

    Pete Hanna Center, Birmingham, Alabama

    1 2 T
    MM 13 2740
    SAM 35 2459

    Top Performers

    Martin Methodist: K. Townsend 8 Pts, 9 Reb

    Samford: T. Williams 13 Pts, 10 Reb, 2 Stl, 4 Blk

    Samford 59, Martin Methodist 40

    Associated Press

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Freshman Tim Williams had his second-straight double-double and Samford gave Bennie Seltzer his first career coaching victory with a 59-40 win over Martin Methodist on Monday night

    Williams had 13 points and 10 rebounds, plus four blocked shots and two steals for the Bulldogs (1-1).

    Samford played tough defense, allowing the NAIA RedHawks to shoot just 27.1 percent from the field (16 of 59) and 7.7 percent (1 of 13) from 3-point range.

    Raijon Kelly added 12 points on 5-of-9 shooting for the Bulldogs with four assists and two blocked shots.

    Martin Methodist (2-2) was held to its lowest scoring total this season, with only Brandon Hunter, who had 15 points, in double figures.

    Samford scored the first 11 points and led 25-5 with 8:33 remaining in the first half.

    The Bulldogs led 35-13 at the break and the RedHawks could get no closer than 17 in the second half.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MM
    SAM
    Points 40 59
    FG Made-Attempted 16-59 (.271) 22-49 (.449)
    3P Made-Attempted 1-13 (.077) 7-23 (.304)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-11 (.636) 8-16 (.500)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 12 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 27

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