Samford 81, Chattanooga 70

Drew Windler scored a career-high 25 points and Samford snapped

a six-game losing streak with an 81-70 win over Chattanooga

Saturday.

The win was Samford’s fourth in the past 23 games in the

series.

Raijon Kelly added 19 points, Tyler Hood had 15 and Jeffrey

Merritt grabbed 12 rebounds for the Bulldogs (4-12, 1-4 Southern

Conference).

Samford scored 25 points off 15 Chattanooga turnovers and held

the Mocs to 33.9 percent (20 of 59) shooting from the field.

Samford hit 47.1 percent (24 of 51).

Chattanooga overcame a 14-point first half deficit and started

the second half on a 16-4 run to tie the game 48-48 with 12:3 2

left. Leading 64-62, Samford went on a 15-6 run over the final 3:08

to seal it.

Omar Wattad had 17 points, Dontay Hampton and Z. Mason each had

11 for the Mocs (9-10, 3-3), who had a three-game winning streak

snapped.