Samford remains on top of the Southern Conference standings with a dominating 83-58 victory over Wofford on Wednesday night at the Pete Hanna Center.
The Bulldogs (11-7, 5-0) had the lead for all but 43 seconds, and that came in the first two minutes of the game. Samford hit 16 3-pointers in the game with eight different Bulldogs making at least one 3-pointer. Logan Dye and Bubba Parham shared team-high 3-point honors with three each.
Dye finished with a team-best 19 points, and A.J. Staton McCray had 16 points.
Samford played a near-flawless first half, carrying a 43-27 lead into halftime. Dye led the way with 14 points, but it was a team effort. Overall, six players scored for the Bulldogs. Parham had all nine of his points on 3-pointers. Staton-McCray had seven points off the bench and Jaron Rillie had five assists and four steals.
The Bulldogs didn’t let up after halftime. Dye got things going in the second half with a 3-pointer and the Bulldogs never let Wofford crawl back into the game.
Rillie finished with seven points, nine assists and six steals.
Samford has a huge game on Saturday with Chattanooga coming to the Pete Hanna Center for a 5 p.m. tip. Chattanooga improved to 11-7 overall and 3-2 in conference with a 95-76 win over Western Carolina on Wednesday.
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