— Leon Ayers III, Felipe Haase and Ross Cummings scored 17 points apiece as No. 7 seeded Mercer romped past No. 10 seed Samford 87-59 in the first round of the Southern Conference tournament on Friday night.
— Alex Hunter had a career-high 23 points as Furman topped Samford 78-64 on Wednesday night.
— Sean Conway had six 3-pointers on his way to 22 points as VMI routed Samford 85-56 on Saturday.
— Neftali Alvarez had 23 points as Mercer topped Samford 77-70 in overtime on Wednesday night.
— Ross Cummings had a season-high 25 points as Mercer beat Samford 89-82 in double overtime on Monday night in a game that featured a pair of last-second heroics before the Bears broke away in the last 90 seconds.
— Malachi Smith posted 16 points and nine rebounds as Chattanooga beat Samford 70-64 on Wednesday night.
— Christian Guess had 19 points to lead five Samford players in double figures as the Bulldogs edged past Western Carolina 82-78 on Monday.
— Isaiah Miller had 20 points and seven rebounds as UNC Greensboro defeated Samford 82-70 on Saturday.
— Isaiah Miller registered 18 points and eight rebounds as UNC Greensboro defeated Samford 87-63 on Thursday night.
— David Jean-Baptiste scored 22 points and Malachi Smith added 21 as Chattanooga narrowly beat Samford 73-68 on Wednesday night.
— Storm Murphy had 23 points and 11 assists as Wofford defeated Samford 94-84 on Saturday night.
— A.J. Staton-McCray registered 15 points and six rebounds as Samford got past VMI 84-71 on Wednesday night in the Southern Conference opener for both teams.
— Myron Gordon had 17 points as Samford edged past Kennesaw State 65-63 on Saturday.
— Khalyl Waters had a career-high 21 points as Troy defeated Samford 79-71 on Wednesday night. Zay Williams added 20 points for the Trojans.
— Justin Kier hit four 3-pointers and finished with 18 points, Sahvir Wheeler added 15 points, five rebounds and six assists, and Georgia overcame its slow start to beat Samford 79-75 on Saturday night.
— Myron Gordon scored 23 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Samford handed undefeated Belmont its first loss, 96-83, Saturday night.
— Jacob Tryon had 17 points to lead five Samford players in double figures as the Bulldogs easily beat Covenant 97-73 on Tuesday night.
— Jalen Johnson had a career-high 28 points, and sophomore Cameron Tucker converted a go-ahead, three-point play with five seconds left to help Alabama A&M defeat Samford 78-76 on Sunday.
Bucky McMillan, who led a high school team in suburban Birmingham, Alabama, to five state titles in the past 12 seasons, has been hired to coach at Samford.
Samford has parted ways with coach Scott Padgett, sources told ESPN. Padgett led the Bulldogs to 20 wins in 2016-17 but never better than a sixth-place finish in the Southern Conference.
Jake Stephens went 6-for-7 shooting from 3-point range and scored a career-high 24 points as ninth-seeded VMI beat eighth-seeded Samford 96-78 in the first game of the Southern Conference tourney on Friday.
Robert Allen had 23 points as Samford ended its seven-game home losing streak, defeating VMI 84-78 in a ragular-season finale on Saturday.
Mason Faulkner recorded a triple-double with 16 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds to carry Western Carolina to a 109-78 win over Samford on Wednesday night.
Tray Boyd III scored 18 points that included a key 3-pointer to help East Tennessee State hold off Samford 80-74 on Saturday for its seventh straight win.
Jeff Gary had a career-high 32 points as Mercer rolled past Samford 106-66 on Wednesday night.