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 University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.