BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Raijon Kelly was 5 of 7 from 3-point range with 21 points and eight assists as Samford beat Austin Peay 85-63 on Saturday.
Samford (4-7) trailed 39-27 with 2 minutes left in the first half. But the Bulldogs went on a 21-1 run to lead 48-40 with 15:37 left in the second half and a 17-4 run later to go ahead 68-48. They outscored Austin Peay 52-24 in the second half.
Both teams struggled to take care of the ball, but the difference was shooting. Samford was 54.1 percent from the field and 13 of 22 from 3-point range while holding Austin Peay to 28.1 percent shooting and 2 of 20 on 3-pointers.