Samford defeats UNC-Greensboro 76-61

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GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP)—Bryan Friday scored 20 points and Josh Bedwell added 19 in Samford’s 1000th game as a Division I program, a 76-61 victory over North Carolina-Greensboro on Saturday.

The Bulldogs (10-8, 5-4 Southern Conference), who won their fourth straight game, began competing in Division I during the 1972-73 season and now have a 452-548 record.

Tied at 17, Samford went on an 11-2 run and never trailed again.

The Bulldogs shot 65.2 percent from the field (15 of 23) in the second half, helping them build a 20-point lead.

Samford was 13-for-26 from 3-point range, extending its streak of making at least one 3-pointer to 519 consecutive games since 1991.

Josh Davis added 13 points for the Bulldogs.

Ben Stywall had 19 points and a season-high 14 rebounds for UNC-Greensboro (3-14, 2-6). He recorded his league-leading seventh double-double this season.

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 Top Performers
 Samford
Bryan Friday Bryan Friday
7-13,  20 Pts
7 Rebs, 2 Assists
 N.C. Greensboro
Ben Stywall Ben Stywall
8-13,  19 Pts
14 Rebs, 2 Assists

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