Sharkey carries Samford past Auburn-Montgomery 97-64

The Associated Press

HOMEWOOD, Ala. (AP) -- Josh Sharkey matched his career high with 27 points as Samford romped past Division II Auburn-Montgomery 97-64 on Tuesday night.

Sharkey made 11 of 13 foul shots and added nine assists, seven steals and six rebounds.

Logan Dye had 14 points for Samford (5-5), which earned its fifth consecutive home victory. Jalen Dupree added 12 points and eight rebounds and Robert Allen had 11 points and five steals.

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Samford put up 61 points in the second half, a season high for the team.

Stanley Davis had 19 points for Auburn-Montgomery. Maharrith Jackson added nine rebounds and Carlos Bell had 4 points and 10 rebounds.

Samford matches up against Houston Baptist on the road on Saturday.


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