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. Central12-121-6192
Norfolk St.11-314-14244
Morgan St.9-412-14327
Hampton8-511-15317
Savannah St.7-610-16309
Md.-E. Shore7-610-18306
Coppin St.7-78-21334
S.C. State6-89-18290
Delaware St.6-89-20326
Florida A&M6-88-19348
Beth.-Cook.4-97-20349
Howard4-97-21344
N.C. A&T0-132-26350

Southeastern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Florida12-222-510
Kentucky12-222-58
S. Carolina10-420-730
Arkansas9-520-733
Alabama9-516-1074
Ole Miss7-716-1171
Tennessee7-715-1250
Vanderbilt7-714-1349
Georgia6-815-1259
Texas A&M6-814-1295
Auburn5-916-1185
Miss. State5-914-12130
Missouri2-127-19249
LSU1-139-17157
 
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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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ND 70
UNC 78 Final
LBSU 63