The Samford University basketball team suffered its second loss to the UNCG Spartans in eight days Friday as the Bulldogs dropped an 81-76 decision in the opening round of the Southern Conference Tournament held at the U.S. Cellular Center. The loss ended Samford's 2014-15 season.
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The Furman women's basketball team shot 57.5 percent from the floor, while holding Samford to 36.7 percent as the Paladins eliminated the Bulldogs from the Southern Conference Tournament, 65-54, Thursday afternoon at Kimmel Arena.
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About Samford University—Samford is a premier nationally ranked Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts and a distinct blend of graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford 3rd nationally for student engagement and Kiplinger’s Personal Finance ranks Samford 34th among private universities in the U.S. for value and affordability. Samford enrolls 5,692 students from 46 states and 28 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.