South Carolina State vs Claflin

SC State 81, Claflin 62


ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) - Darryl Palmer scored 21 points and Khalif Toombs added 17 to lead South Carolina State to an 81-62 victory against Claflin in the Garden City Classic on Saturday night in the season opener for both teams.

Palmer shot 3 for 4 on 3-pointers and 7 of 11 overall.

Claflin took a 54-50 lead with a 10-0 run in the second half, but South Carolina State outscored Claflin 31-8 in the dash to the finish line for the easy victory.

Louie Adams chipped in with 14 points, and Matthew Hezekiah added 13 points and 12 rebounds for the Bulldog.

South Carolina State made 30 of 59 shots from the field, including 6 of 12 from 3-point range, and the Bulldogs outrebounded Claflin 45-32.

Marcellus Dunn led Claflin with 20 points, and Davis Glover scored 10.

Copyright 2018 by STATS LLC and The Associated Press. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS LLC and The Associated Press is strictly prohibited.
South Carolina State (1-0) «404181
Claflin (0-1)372562

Related Video


CBSSports Shop

Men's Nike White Villanova Wildcats 2016 NCAA Men's Basketball National Champions Locker Room T-Shirt

Villanova Wildcats 2016 National Champs
Get the Locker Room Gear!
Shop Now

South Carolina State Bulldogs
L. Radovic, F253-50-05016
M. Hezekiah, F206-101-4120313
K. Toombs, G365-115-845117
A. Adams, G326-102-336414
S. Mitchell, G293-91-47238
D. Palmer287-114-581021
P. Myers230-32-24032
D. Youmans70-00-01000
Totals 30-5915-2645141581
Claflin Panthers
M. Dunn, F317-135-642120
M. Henry, F270-31-25121
M. Harp, F183-51-24237
D. Glover, G224-80-121310
J. Denard, G163-91-12217
B. Curry180-10-03420
A. Void181-20-04132
B. Mullen Jr.140-60-02000
M. Williams131-70-00033
H. Gibson111-20-02002
J. Pellegrino73-61-10038
P. Bendeque51-10-01102
Totals 24-639-1332142162
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N.C. Central4-010-8309
N.C. A&T3-010-8188
S.C. State3-17-12308
Savannah St.3-16-13184
Morgan St.3-27-11265
Norfolk St.1-13-14298
Florida A&M2-33-18345
Md.-E. Shore1-45-15277
Coppin St.1-41-19343
Delaware St.0-52-18350

Other games
LEHI 77 Final
MIST 62 Final
USA 76 Final
FSU 71
UMOH 59 Final
GAST 55 Final
OHST 0 Canc.
MU 0
GWEB 59 Final
UNC 76
BRY 54 Final
IND 97
SEMO 55 Final
KAN 74
UNT 51 Final
SLIP 62 Final
MICH 100
MD 69 Final
UK 72
SOUT 65 Final
GONZ 103
GTOWN 23 Canc.
FLA 27
IAST 59 Final