Furman vs. Samford: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Furman vs. Samford: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Furman 55
(7-23, 2-14 away)
Samford 51
(11-21, 7-7 home)
Venue: Asheville Civic Center
2:00PM ET / 11:00AM PT, March 08, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Furman 25 30 55
Samford 25 26 51
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Furman B Austin 17 C Reddick 10 C Reddick 3
Samford T Williams 15 T Williams 6 R Kelly 5

On Friday, Mar. 8, Samford took on Furman and lost in a stunner to the Paladins 55-51 in the first round of the SoCon Tournament. The loss evens the season series between the two teams at 1-1. Tim Williams put up a team-high 15 points and six rebounds in a losing effort. Connor Miller got eight points and added five rebounds. Charlie Reddick got eight points and 10 rebounds for the Paladins. Samford (11-21) finished the regular season third in the SoCon with a 9-9 record in conference play.

Samford Game Notes

  • The Bulldogs have been unlucky nine times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Samford is 30-31 in close games.
  • The Bulldogs have lost 91 percent of the time this season (1-10) after having a field goal percentage of 40.0 percent or worse.
  • Samford has lost 86 percent of the time this season (1-6) after recording 24 or fewer rebounds.
  • When the opposition commits eight or fewer turnovers this season, Samford has lost 100 percent of the time (0-6).
  • When the opposition records 14 or more free throws made this season, Samford has lost 92 percent of the time (1-12).
  • Samford set season lows for blocks (zero) and turnovers (five).
  • The top two scorers (Tim Williams and Tyler Hood) accounted for 54.9 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Tim Williams and Connor Miller) accounted for 45.8 percent of the rebounds.
  • Tim Williams has led the team in scoring 10 times and in rebounding 21 times in 32 games this season.
  • Tyler Hood has four straight double-digit point games.
  • Tim Williams has six straight double-digit point games.

Furman Game Notes

  • The Paladins won this one, but have lost three times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Furman is 18-25 in close games.
  • Bobby Austin accounted for 30.9 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Charlie Reddick and Colin Reddick) accounted for 55.8 percent of the rebounds.
  • Bobby Austin has led the team in scoring four times in 30 games this season.
  • Charlie Reddick has led the team in rebounding seven times in 30 games this season.
  • Charlie Reddick recorded the second double-digit rebound game of his career.
FUR PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+Charlie Reddick348101001
B+Colin Reddick31593001
B+Bobby Austin341720001
BKendrec Ferrara33572302
BStephen Croone311122203
B-Bryant Irwin15610000
C+Larry Wideman19311000
-Kevin Chuisseu3010000
SAM PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ATim Williams301561300
BConnor Miller34854101
BC. Geffrard Jr.331041201
B-Tyler Hood361341002
CRaijon Kelly36305000
D+Russell Wilson22200100
-Brandon Hayman8020000

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