ncaab Game Recap
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.
NCAA BASKETBALL PREDICTIONS
Get all of our expert NCAA basketball picks from top rated handicappers daily throughout the season and best of all they're free!