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Savannah State vs South Carolina State

Savannah St. 64, SC State 49

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ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) - Preston Blackman scored 20 points Saturday night to lead Savannah State to a 64-49 win over South Carolina State in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference game.

It was the sixth consecutive win for the Tigers (11-9, 5-1). The Bulldogs (4-15, 0-6) have now lost 12 games in a row.

Savannah State took a 32-21 lead at halftime, then coasted to the 15-point victory. Besides Blackman, Rashad Hassan came off the bench to score in double figures with 17 points. Largely on his effort, Savannah outscored the Bulldogs 29-7 in bench scoring.

Hassan was 7 for 12 from the floor and made all three of his free throws.

While Savannah State was 5 for 12 from the 3-point arc, South Carolina State went 3 for 17 from long range. Khalif Toombs sank two of those treys in eight attempts.

Matthew Hezekiah led the Bulldogs with 13 points and Darryl Palmer added 10.

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Savannah State (11-9) «323264
South Carolina State (4-15)212849
 

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Savannah State Tigers
A. Louis, F282-80-09234
C. Spears, F60-00-00010
C. Smith, G273-30-02506
P. Blackman, G258-130-013220
K. White, G221-32-21115
R. Hassan287-123-340217
J. Smith161-43-44005
R. Burger140-10-03210
P. Hendley111-40-01102
M. Hutchins112-31-20005
S. Wilson70-10-01110
D. Williams30-00-00000
A. Davis20-00-00000
Totals 25-529-1133151164
 48.1%81.8% 
South Carolina State Bulldogs
D. Palmer, F295-60-011110
M. Hezekiah, C316-101-170113
K. Toombs, G383-131-32439
R. Black, G221-62-33114
S. Mitchell, G183-100-14106
D. Joint241-50-05112
L. Radovic201-30-04032
P. Myers161-20-02213
J. Benjamin20-00-00000
Totals 21-554-831101149
 38.2%50% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
N.C. Central16-128-6
Hampton13-418-13
Norfolk St.11-519-15
Morgan St.11-515-16
Savannah St.10-612-19
Florida A&M8-814-18
Coppin St.7-912-20
Delaware St.5-119-21
S.C. State5-119-21
N.C. A&T5-119-23
Howard5-118-25
Beth.-Cook.5-117-25
Md.-E. Shore4-126-24
 
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