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Furman Defeats Samford 78-64 - Recap

Furman got 23 points from Alex Hunter en route to a 78-64 victory over Samford on Wednesday at Timmons Arena.

Furman won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the -16.5-point spread.

Mike Bothwell had 19 points for Furman and Noah Gurley chipped in with 16 points. Mike Bothwell had 6 assists for them, while Clay Mounce was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.

Samford got a 15-point performance from Logan Dye, who was supported by 13 points from Jaron Rillie. Jaron Rillie had 4 assists in a losing cause for Samford, while Stanley Henderson Jr. grabbed 7 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Furman were victorious, as the score was $HalfScore at the break.

Samford won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 32-28.

Furman heads into a battle against Mercer. Samford, meanwhile, will have their next action against East Tennessee State.