Maryland-Eastern Shore vs Savannah State

Savannah State tops Maryland-Eastern Shore 66-42


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SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) Jeremiah Hill scored 17 points to lead Savannah State past Maryland-Eastern Shore 66-42 in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference opener for both teams Monday night.

Terel Hall's layup with 12:06 to play sparked a 20-2 run by Savannah State (3-12), opening up a 62-39 lead with just over 3 minutes remaining. Maryland-Eastern Shore was scoreless more than seven minutes of action during that stretch and scored just five points in the final 13 minutes.

UMES (2-11), which came into the game shooting 38 percent from the floor for the season, made just 12 of 54 field goals and 2 of 15 3-pointers. The Hawks' 42 points were their lowest output of the season, more than 22 points below their season average.

Joshua Montgomery scored 11 points for the Tigers and Jyles Smith added 13 rebounds.

KyRee Jones paced UMES with 17 points. Hakeem Baxter added 11.

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MEAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N.C. Central16-025-8127
Norfolk St.12-420-14167
Md.-E. Shore11-518-15195
Howard10-616-16254
Delaware St.9-718-18205
Hampton8-817-18251
Beth.-Cook.7-911-21344
S.C. State7-911-22320
N.C. A&T6-109-23340
Coppin St.6-108-23311
Savannah St.5-119-22331
Morgan St.5-117-24337
Florida A&M2-142-27350