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New Jersey Tech vs South Carolina State

SC State 77, NJIT 74

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ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) - Kalif Toombs scored a career-high 30 points and knocked down a game-high nine free throws to help South Carolina State pull away from New Jersey Institute of Technology 77-74 Sunday night.

Adama Adams added 16 points while Shaquille Mitchell and Matthew Hezekiah chipped in 10 apiece for the Bulldogs.

The game saw its seventh tie, 59-59, after Toombs converted two free throws with 4:44 left to play. Toombs knocked down a 3-pointer a minute later to extend South Carolina State's lead to 67-61.

NJIT (1-2) cut the deficit to two, 76-74, with 26 seconds left but Toombs made his ninth free throw of the night and PJ Miller missed a desperation 3-pointer as time expired.

South Carolina State (3-1) was without starters Devin Joint and Randall Black, both of whom are sidelined with torn knee cartilage.

Ryan Woods led NJIT with 20 points.

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New Jersey Tech Highlanders
T. Smith, F253-70-06146
S. McCarthy, C194-60-08018
R. Woods, G385-126-661420
C. Flores, G293-82-21259
P. Miller, G173-72-32148
K. Howard272-60-04155
N. Sydnor134-64-510012
O. Nweke120-30-02010
Q. Bastian111-30-02122
D. Holiday92-30-05044
Totals 27-6114-164273074
 44.3%87.5% 
South Carolina State Bulldogs
M. Hezekiah, F354-72-492110
L. Radovic, F301-53-47006
K. Toombs, G348-169-1231230
A. Adams, G314-85-626516
S. Mitchell, G272-126-633110
P. Myers241-71-24114
D. Palmer150-31-66011
T. Linton40-00-00020
Totals 20-5827-4036131377
 34.5%67.5% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
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Hampton4-48-12318
Morgan St.2-44-16328
Beth.-Cook.2-56-15345
Coppin St.2-53-17317
N.C. A&T2-65-17341
Savannah St.1-55-15300
Florida A&M0-70-20351
 
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