Citadel 81, Samford 71 / Final

Mon, February 24, 2014 7:05 pm (ET GMT)   Conference: Southern  
Location: McAlister Field House • Charleston, SC  
Bulldogs (71)
Bulldogs (81)
Score by Half: Samford 24-47 - 71   Citadel 38-43 - 81  
Team Rebounds: Samford 2, Citadel 1
Officials: Tim Gattis, Chuck Jones, Jeremy Mosier
Attendance: 1,299
Top Performances
1Isaiah Williams (SAMF) 24 pts (9/14 fg), 4/6 3fg, 3 reb
2Tim Williams (SAMF) 20 pts (7/13 fg), 9 reb, 2 blk
3Ashton Moore (CITA) 24 pts (7/12 fg), 3/5 3fg, 2 reb
Game Forecasts
ELO Ratings: Before SAMF 1014 (#304), CITA 745 (#323)  After SAMF 980 (#304), CITA 779 (#323)
ELO Points Transfer: 34
AP Game Recap

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Ashton Moore scored 24 points and Matt Van Scyoc added 19 to help The Citadel earn their first Southern League win, dropping Samford 81-71 on Monday night.

The Citadel (5-25, 1-14) shot 53.1 percent from the field and went 9 of 20 from beyond the arc. Marshall Harris III finished with 13 points.

Samford (11-18, 5-9) was led by Isaiah Williams with 24 points and Tim Williams chipped in 20 with nine rebounds.

The Citadel trailed 11-8 early in the first half, but stormed ahead with an 18-4 run sparked by two 3-pointers and a jumper by Moore. Raemond Robinson hit a pair from the perimeter and Van Scyoc made four late free throws to grab a 38-24 halftime advantage.

Samford cut the deficit to as little as five in the second half, but could not pull any closer.

With the win, the Citadel broke a 17-game losing streak.

Ties: 5   Lead Changes: 1   Biggest Lead: CITA +16   Run: CITA 16-4 (1-11:28 to 1-05:33)
Play by Play
Matchup History
Season Series: Citadel, 1-0 Previous 3 Seasons: Samford, 9-7 Since 1992: Citadel, 12-11

More Info & Glossary

MIN: Minutes, PTS: Points, FGM: Field Goals Made, FGA: Field Goals Attempted, FG%: Field Goal Percentage, 3FM: 3-Pt FG Made, 3FA: 3-Pt FG Attempted, 3FG%: 3-Pt FG Percentage, 2FM: 2-Pt Made, 2FA: 2-Pt FG Attempted, FTM: Free Throws Made, FTA: Free Throws Attempted, FT%: Free Throw Percentage, OREB: Offensive Rebounds, REB: Total Rebounds, AST: Assists, STL: Steals, BLK: Blocks, TO: Turnovers, PF: Points For, Eff: Efficiency score, UsgRt: Usage Rate (estimate of the percentage of team plays used by a player), PrRt: Presence Rate, PS: Performance score, O/U: Over/underperform vs. season perf score average

PTS: Points, Poss: Possessions, O-PPP: Points/Possession, Pace: Possessions per 40 Minutes, TS%: True Shooting (weights 3FG, 2FG, FT), eFG%: Effective Field Goal %, ORB%: Offensive Rebound %, DRB%: Defensive Rebound %, TOV%: Turnover %, FT/FGA: Free Throws/FG Attempts

BenchPts: Bench Points, 2ndChance: Second Chance Points, InPaint: Points in the Paint, OffTO: Points Off Turnovers, Fastbreak: Fast break Points, TimePoss: Time Of Possession

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