Western Carolina vs Samford Wrap - Samford Wins 64-60

Samford grabbed a 64-60 win over Western Carolina on Thursday, behind a 16-point effort from Tim Williams at Pete Hanna Center.

Bettors who backed Samford were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 2.5 at sportsbooks.

Samford got 10 points from Raijon Kelly and another 9 points from Connor Miller. Raijon Kelly contributed 6 assists, while Tim Williams cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.

Western Carolina got 14 points from Tawaski King in a losing cause and another 13 points from Brandon Boggs. James Sinclair contributed 5 assists for them, while Brandon Boggs had 7 rebounds.

Samford had a 37-28 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.