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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% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N.C. Central8-016-681
Norfolk St.8-115-9174
Md.-E. Shore6-213-10187
Howard5-211-10286
S.C. State6-38-15293
Delaware St.4-310-11189
Hampton4-58-13318
Beth.-Cook.3-57-15346
N.C. A&T3-66-17341
Morgan St.2-54-17325
Coppin St.2-63-18319
Savannah St.1-65-16298
Florida A&M0-80-21351

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Kentucky8-021-02
Texas A&M6-215-535
Arkansas5-316-520
LSU5-316-537
Georgia5-314-624
Ole Miss5-314-751
Tennessee5-313-754
Florida5-312-973
Alabama3-513-864
Miss. State3-510-11215
S. Carolina2-611-9116
Auburn2-610-11162
Vanderbilt1-711-10115
Missouri1-77-14149
 
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