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FRIDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2006
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Samford drops Murray State

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — Center Travis Peterson scored 17 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead Samford in a 55-44 win Thursday night against Murray State.

The Bulldogs remained undefeated in Ohio Valley Conference play, improving to 3-0 and 5-4 overall. Murray State falls to 3-2 in the OVC and 5-8 overall.

Samford's smothering defense held Murray State to 32 percent shooting in the second half, while the Bulldogs shot 48 percent. Austin product Tyler Holloway had three points for Murray State.

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