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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