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Howard vs South Carolina State

Howard 82, SC State 76

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SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) - Brandon Ford scored 14 points and Tre Lee 13 as Howard ended its eight-game losing streak with an 82-76 victory over South Carolina State on Monday night.

Calvin Thompson added 11 points for the Bison (5-17, 2-7 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), Prince Okoroh and Mike Phillips scored 10 each, and Simuel Frazier had nine points and five assists.

Howard's balanced scoring attack helped overcome a 31-point performance by South Carolina State's Brandon Riley. The Bulldogs (4-17, 0-8) have lost 15 in a row.

A layup by Lee with 14:37 remaining put Howard ahead 48-47, and the Bison increased their lead to as many as 10 points, 69-59, with 5:47 to go.

After Riley missed a 3-pointer with the Bulldogs trailing 76-71, Howard put the game away with seven free throws in the final minute.

Omar Sanders scored 14 points and Khalif Toombs 10 for South Carolina State.

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Scoreboard
Howard (5-17) «424082
South Carolina State (4-17)354176
 
Howard Bison
B. Bailey, F141-40-02042
O. Ellison, C153-30-24036
B. Ford, G326-112-241314
S. Frazier, G252-64-42519
P. Okoroh, G214-92-222210
M. Phillips262-46-830410
A. Leary212-63-47047
T. Lee194-53-521113
C. Thompson193-65-733411
A. Dickerson50-00-00010
T. Boyomo30-00-00010
Totals 27-5425-3434122882
 50%73.5% 
South Carolina State Bulldogs
A. Martin, F231-34-58126
O. Sanders, F193-78-1060414
J. Ikhinmwin, F111-30-03032
B. Riley, G3610-178-1011031
K. Toombs, G364-91-117410
P. Bell291-54-76146
S. Barber212-51-42115
L. Radovic140-10-00020
D. Wooten60-00-01020
D. Joint50-22-22122
Totals 22-5228-3933122476
 42.3%71.8% 
MEAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
N.C. Central16-128-6
Hampton13-418-13
Norfolk St.11-519-15
Morgan St.11-515-16
Savannah St.10-612-19
Florida A&M8-814-18
Coppin St.7-912-20
Delaware St.5-119-21
S.C. State5-119-21
N.C. A&T5-119-23
Howard5-118-25
Beth.-Cook.5-117-25
Md.-E. Shore4-126-24
 
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