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Alabama defeats Samford 60-45

By: AP
By: AP

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Mikhail Torrance scored 15 points and
had seven assists, and JaMychal Green added 14 points to lead
Alabama to a 60-45 victory over Samford on Wednesday night.

Coming off a 73-65 loss on Saturday to then-No. 5 Purdue in a
game that they led by 16 points in the second half, the Crimson
Tide (7-3) had little trouble defeating in-state foe Samford (3-7).

Josh Davis had 13 points for the Bulldogs, 10 coming in the
first half.

Alabama had its largest lead, 60-40, with 4:15 to go in the
game. In the first half, trailing 9-8, Alabama went on a 17-5 run
to take a 25-14 lead at the 4:35 mark when Chris Hines stole the
ball and scored on a fast-break layup. Torrance had 15 points in
the first half and Green 10 as the Crimson Tide led at intermission
35-24.

Alabama outscored Samford 25-21 in the second half to seal it.


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