Morgan State vs South Carolina

South Carolina 87, Morgan St. 71

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Senior guard LaShay Page scored 20 points to lead South Carolina to an 87-71 victory over Morgan State on Friday night.

Justin Black led Morgan State (1-2) with 20 points.

Morgan State got off to a fast start and led by as many as seven points in the first half until the Gamecocks came back and took the lead 22-20 with 9:10 to play on a layup by Eric Smith.

It proved to be the only lead change of the game.

South Carolina (2-0) led by as many as 11 points in the first half and by a 45-41 margin at halftime.

The Bears entered Friday night's game coming off back to back losses to Old Dominion and Holy Cross after opening the season with a 71-59 victory over Texas-San Antonio.

The Gamecocks were playing without starting forward Michael Carrera, who missed the game because of a concussion.

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Morgan State Bears
D. Jackson, F375-100-026311
I. Chiles, C142-31-45015
J. Black, G339-132-411320
A. Hubbard, G324-87-713515
B. Bozeman, G302-82-21147
S. Duncan212-21-23115
D. Pretlow142-50-01134
T. Bailey102-20-11004
C. Blossom80-20-03000
R. Simpson10-00-00000
Totals 28-5313-2022132071
 52.8%65% 
South Carolina Gamecocks
L. Jackson, F343-52-48438
R. Slawson, F264-72-272510
L. Page, G306-136-651320
B. Williams, G275-133-332014
E. Smith, G255-96-920117
M. Kacinas210-12-23032
B. Richardson194-60-031410
D. Leonard173-30-02016
S. Phillips10-00-00000
Totals 30-5721-2635102087
 52.6%80.8% 
MEAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N.C. Central13-122-6190
Norfolk St.12-315-14259
Morgan St.10-413-14320
Hampton9-512-15305
Savannah St.8-611-16322
Md.-E. Shore8-611-18306
Coppin St.7-78-21332
S.C. State7-810-18288
Delaware St.6-99-21329
Florida A&M5-107-21347
Beth.-Cook.4-107-21349
Howard4-107-22342
N.C. A&T0-142-27350

Southeastern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Kentucky14-224-510
Florida13-323-68
S. Carolina11-521-829
Arkansas10-521-735
Alabama9-616-1185
Ole Miss9-718-1165
Vanderbilt9-716-1347
Georgia8-817-1251
Tennessee7-915-1464
Auburn6-917-1178
Texas A&M6-914-1395
Miss. State5-1114-14138
Missouri2-147-21248
LSU1-159-19170
 
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COLO 60 Final
BAYL 58
NCST 94 Final
MASS 76
WAKE 71 Final
UCONN 77
LAF 49 Final
UK 101
NICS 54 Final
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STJOE 79 Final
ND 70
UNC 78 Final
LBSU 63