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Furman stops Samford 35-17

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Reese Hannon was 10 of 14 passing for 159 yards with a touchdown, leading Furman to a 35-17 victory over Samford Saturday.

Samford (6-4, 4-2 Southern Conference) was staying close, trailing 14-9 late in the second quarter, when Hannon completed an 85-yard scoring strike to Andrej Suttles to give Furman (5-5, 4-2) a 21-9 advantage.

The Bulldogs had 531 total yards, but were held to three field goals by the Furman defense until Fabian Truss scored on a 23-yard run late in the third quarter. Furman finished with 336 total yards.

Samford, trailing 28-17 in the final quarter, was driving for a late score when Marcus McMorris picked off a pass, returning it 89 yards for a score to seal the victory for the Paladins.

Samford's Andy Summerlin threw for 372 yards, completing 44 of 69 attempts in a losing effort. Samford has now lost two games in a row.

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2015 Southern Conference Standings

TEAMCONFOVR
Chattanooga6-19-4
The Citadel6-19-4
Western Carolina5-27-4
Samford3-46-5
Wofford3-45-6
Mercer2-55-6
Furman2-54-7
VMI1-62-9