Wofford defeats Samford 60-51
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP)—Noah Dahlman scored 23 points to lead Wofford to a 60-51 victory over Samford on Saturday in the first basketball game between the schools in 27 years.
Dahlman has scored in double figures in the last eleven games, tallying at least 20 points in three of the last four games for the Terriers (6-6, 2-1 Southern Conference).
Samford (6-7, 1-3) lost for the first time at home this season.
In the second half, the Terriers went five minutes without scoring a basket, but still led 55-44 with 3:49 left. The Bulldogs used a 7-0 run to cut the margin to four points with 55 seconds remaining. Wofford struggled from the free-throw line in the final minute—hitting only 9 of 21 in the second half— but held on for the win.
Jason Dawson had 11 points for Wofford and Tim Johnson added 10 rebounds.
Bryan Friday led Samford with 13 points.