Savannah State vs South Carolina State

Savannah St. 73, SC State 60


ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) - Arnold Louis had 14 points and 12 rebounds for his third straight double-double as Savannah State opened up a big lead and then held on to beat South Carolina State 73-60 Saturday.

The Tigers (13-10, 7-2 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) jumped out to a 23-8 lead with 7:09 elapsed and led 41-27 at halftime.

The Bulldogs (4-18, 0-9) opened the second half on a 15-4 run, capped by Omar Sanders' jumper with 14:51 left, to trim the deficit to three points.

Rashad Hassan's dunk sparked a 9-0 Savannah State run to push the lead back into double figures.

The Bulldogs outshot the Tigers 44.6 percent (25 of 56) to 36.9 percent (24 of 65), but Savannah State made 8 of 20 3-pointers compared to just 2 of 6 for S.C. State.

Brandon Riley scored 18 points and Sanders added 12 points, 12 rebounds and six blocked shots for South Carolina State.

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Savannah State Tigers
R. Hassan, F253-101-46008
J. Smith, F194-70-25238
D. Rudolph, G294-110-012112
P. Blackmon, G283-70-00728
C. Smith, G262-61-37325
A. Louis245-134-5122014
R. Conner180-10-02000
J. Montgomery132-68-1050112
K. Richards91-33-40136
S. Wilson50-10-00030
A. Davis40-00-00010
Totals 24-6517-2840171673
South Carolina State Bulldogs
O. Sanders, F305-102-2121212
A. Martin, F161-20-03112
J. Ikhinmwin, F141-30-01032
K. Toombs, G342-94-53519
B. Riley, G298-142-433318
P. Bell243-70-25146
S. Barber221-30-01032
D. Joint194-70-06239
D. Wooten90-00-02020
L. Radovic30-10-02020
Totals 25-568-1342132460
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