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Thursday: Davidson faces Samford in SoCon hoops

Barber-Scotia (0-22)

at Winthrop (11-10, 5-3)

4 p.m., Winthrop Coliseum

The Eagles face the winless Sabers in the middle game of a three-games-in-five-days stretch. … Thursday’s game was originally scheduled for Jan. 4, but was postponed after Barber-Scotia had several players stuck in the Northeast during a winter storm. … Winthrop snapped a two-game losing streak by beating Liberty on Tuesday. … Catawba College transfer Keon Moore leads the Eagles in scoring at 12.6 points per game. … Winthrop returns to its Big South schedule on Saturday, hosting Campbell. Bill Kiser

Davidson (12-11, 8-1)

at Samford (10-14, 4-5)

8 p.m., Hanna Center

A five-game winning streak has the Wildcats within a half-game of Chattanooga at the top of the Southern Conference standings. … The Bulldogs have been on a roll lately, winning three of their past four games. … Davidson F De’Mon Brooks has scored 21 or more points in three straight games and five of the past six, and leads the team in scoring at 18.5 points per game. … Samford F Tim Williams is sixth in the conference in scoring (16.7 per game). … The Wildcats are 8-1 all-time against the Bulldogs, and have won the past two meetings. B.K.

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