Published on March 15, 2017 by Philip Poole  
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The Samford Bulldogs men’s basketball team won its first-ever postseason tournament game March 14 with a historic win over the Canisius University Golden Griffins in the Postseason Tournament. The 78-74 win at Samford’s Pete Hanna Center sends the Bulldogs to the tournament’s second round.

Samford will find out its next opponent later this week when all first-round games have been completed.

The Bulldogs previously played in the NCAA tournament in 1999 and 2000.

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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.