Furman outlasts Samford 63-58

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GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP)—Darryl Evans scored 18 points and Bryson Barnes added 11, leading Furman past Samford 63-58 on Monday night.

Evans was a perfect 4-for-4 from beyond the arc and all three of Justin Dehm’s field goals were 3-pointers for the Paladins, who finished 8-for-15 from long range (53.3 percent).

The Bulldogs were just 6-for-21 from 3-point range (28.6 percent).

In a back and forth game, Josh Davis had a layup to put Samford up 46-44 with 10:44 to play. But Dehm hit all his 3-pointers in a 14-4 Furman run that made the difference, and the Paladins held on despite hitting just one field goal in the last 4 minutes.

Furman (10-10, 4-5 Southern Conference) outscored Samford by one at the break and 32-28 in the second half.

Bryan Friday scored 16 points to lead the Bulldogs (9-11, 3-5), while Trey Montgomery had 13 and Josh Davis added 12.

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 Top Performers
 Samford
Bryan Friday Bryan Friday
5-9,  16 Pts
4 Rebs, 4 Assists
 Furman
Darryl Evans Darryl Evans
7-8,  18 Pts
5 Rebs, 1 Assists

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