Samford goes up against Kennesaw St.

Kennesaw State (4-6) vs. Samford (8-2)

Pete Hanna Center, Homewood, Alabama; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Kennesaw State and Samford both look to put winning streaks together . Both squads earned home victories this past Saturday. Samford earned a 52-50 win over Alabama A&M, while Kennesaw State won easily 80-56 over Voorhees College.

BIG MEN ON CAMPUS: Jermaine Marshall is putting up 12.8 points and 9.6 rebounds to lead the way for the Bulldogs. Complementing Marshall is Jaden Campbell, who is putting up 10.3 points per game. The Owls have been led by Chris Youngblood, who is averaging 13.5 points and 5.2 rebounds.TERRIFIC YOUNGBLOOD: Youngblood has connected on 40 percent of the 55 3-pointers he’s attempted and has made 11 of 19 over the last three games. He’s also made 90.5 percent of his foul shots this season.

SCORING THRESHOLDS: Kennesaw State is 0-5 when opposing teams score 73 or more points. Samford is a perfect 7-0 when its offense scores at least 74 points.

STREAK STATS: Kennesaw State has lost its last four road games, scoring 60 points, while allowing 78.8 per game.

DID YOU KNOW: Samford is ranked first in the SoCon with an average of 75.8 possessions per game.


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