Samford beats Elon 69-47

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP)—Josh Bedwell scored 21 points to lead Samford to a 69-47 win over Elon on Saturday, sweeping the season series between both teams.

Josh Davis added 16 points and Trey Montgomery had 15 for the Bulldogs (13-13, 8-9 Southern Conference), who have won back-to-back games after dropping four straight.

Monty Sanders led the Phoenix (8-16, 5-11) with 13 points and Brett James had 12.

The Bulldogs hit 11 of 26 3-pointers en route to victory, while the Phoenix went just 2-for-15 from beyond the arc. Bedwell was 5-for-7 and Davis hit 3-for-5 from the 3-point line.

Samford led by 10 points at halftime, sealing the win by outscoring Elon 38-26 in the second half.

Samford outrebounded Elon 30-28. The Bulldogs also caused 14 Elon turnovers.

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