Scores

Final

Murray State 74

(24-6, 17-3 OVC)

Samford 57

(20-11, 14-7 Southern)

4:00 PM ET, March 4, 2006

Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tennessee

1 2 T
MURR 32 4274
SAM 33 2457

Top Performers

Murray State: T. Pearson 15 Pts, 1 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

Samford: J. Merritt 26 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Stl

Murray State Racers
STARTERSMINFGM-AFTM-AOFFREBASTPFPTS
K. Jenifer, G232-50-000415
D. Hopkins, G183-70-212006
S. Witherspoon, F352-53-5314219
J. Orr, F314-62-4171010
P. Griffith, C234-93-5151311
BENCHMINFGM-AFTM-AOFFREBASTPFPTS
T. Pearson, G236-70-0113315
M. Wright, F-C10-00-000000
T. Wolf, G10-00-000000
T. Holloway, G174-52-2021113
M. McCoy, F10-00-000000
R. Kennedy, F-C61-30-022012
I. Redding, F90-01-212001
C. Johnson, F120-22-215022
TOTALSFGM-AFTM-AOFFREBASTPFPTS
26-4913-221140121274
53.1%59.1% 
TEAM REBS: 5
TURNOVERS: 10 (K Jenifer 3, S Witherspoon 1, P Griffith 2, J Orr 1, I Redding 1, T Holloway 1, R Kennedy 1)
BLOCKED SHOTS: 2 (J Orr 1, R Kennedy 1)
STEALS: 4 (K Jenifer 1, S Witherspoon 1, T Pearson 1, I Redding 1)
3-PT FGS: 9-18, .5 (K Jenifer 1-1, S Witherspoon 2-4, T Pearson 3-4, D Hopkins 0-4, J Orr 0-1, T Holloway 3-4)
Samford Bulldogs
STARTERSMINFGM-AFTM-AOFFREBASTPFPTS
J. Merritt, F398-192-2270226
J. Merritt, G211-30-102213
J. Smith, G390-70-015440
R. Gulina, G362-113-446438
T. Peterson, C377-150-3123415
BENCHMINFGM-AFTM-AOFFREBASTPFPTS
R. Woolsey, F30-00-000020
C. West, G232-50-034255
J. Black, G10-00-000000
A. LoPiano, G10-00-000000
TOTALSFGM-AFTM-AOFFREBASTPFPTS
20-605-101126152157
33.3%50.0% 
TEAM REBS: 3
TURNOVERS: 4 (J Smith 2, C West 1, J Black 1)
BLOCKED SHOTS: 1 (T Peterson 1)
STEALS: 3 (J Merritt 1, J Smith 1, T Peterson 1)
3-PT FGS: 12-39, .308 (J Merritt 8-17, R Gulina 1-8, J Smith 0-6, J Merritt 1-1, T Peterson 1-4, C West 1-3)

 Technicals: None
 Officials: Brett Miles, Eric Dalen, Kyle Chambers
 Attendance: 3,679