Samford vs Western Carolina Wrap - Western Carolina Wins 56-54

Samford vs Western Carolina Wrap - Western Carolina Wins 56-54

Tawaski King scored 12 points leading Western Carolina to a 56-54 victory over Samford at Ramsey Center on Saturday.

Western Carolina earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 6-point spread.

Brandon Boggs had 12 points for Western Carolina and James Sinclair chipped in with 10 points. Rhett Harrelson had 3 assists for them, while James Sinclair was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.

Samford got a 13-point performance from Raijon Kelly, who was supported by 13 points from Tyler Hood. Connor Miller had 4 assists in a losing cause for Samford, while Tim Williams grabbed 13 rebounds.

Western Carolina trailed at halftime, 26-25.

Samford won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 41-33.