BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Andrew Brown scored 20 points with seven rebounds and led five players in double-figure scoring and Furman beat Samford 94-79 on Saturday.
Brown was 8 of 11 from the field including four from distance for the Paladins (19-9, 10-5 Southern Conference) who have won three straight. Devin Sibley added 17 points and seven rebounds, John Davis III had 14 points and five assists and Matt Rafferty and Daniel Fowler added 12 points apiece. Rafferty led the team with 10 rebounds.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Ross Cummings hit four 3-pointers and finished with 21 points and Jordan Strawberry had 18 points, six rebounds, seven assists and two steals to help Mercer beat Samford 74-69 on Monday night.
Cummings, a sophomore who came in averaging 6.1 points per game, has scored in double figures in each of the last five games and has made 22 of 45 from 3-point range during that span. He is averaging 19.7 points during Mercer's three-game win streak.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Demetrius Denzel-Dyson and Triston Chambers combined for 11 3-pointers and 50 points and Samford used a big first half to race to a 107-91 win over The Citadel in a battle of Bulldogs on Thursday night.
Denzel-Dyson had 16 of his 26 points in the first half when Samford (7-10, 3-1 Southern Conference) made 10 of 16 3-pointers and 19 of 29 shots overall, opening a 55-31 lead.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Demetirus Denzel-Dyson scored 21 points and Triston Chambers nailed five from long range for 15 as Samford dominated Western Carolina 85-71 in Southern Conference action on Saturday night.
Denzel-Dyson drilled 4 of 7 from beyond the arc. Chambers missed just two field goal attempts, hitting 5 of 7 from distance. Alex Thompson and Eric Adams added 13 points apiece for Samford (6-10, 2-1).