Savannah State vs Morgan State

Savannah St. 78, Morgan St. 70


BALTIMORE (AP) - Preston Blackman scored 15 of his 41 points after regulation, setting a school record for points in a Division I game, as Savannah State outlasted Morgan State 78-70 in double overtime Monday night.

The Tigers (8-9, 2-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) have won three straight after a six-game skid.

Blackman drained two 3-pointers in the last 26 seconds of the first overtime to tie it at 67, then scored nine of Savannah State's 11 points in the second. The Tigers' Division I (since 2002) record had been 36 points by Jovonni Shuler against Carver College on Feb. 24, 2011.

Blackman, whose previous best this season was 21 points, made 14 of 26 field goals, 8 of 15 3-pointers and 5 of 5 free throws.

DeWayne Jackson and Justin Black scored 18 apiece for the Bears (4-9, 1-1). Ian Chiles, whose layup with 1 second left in regulation forced overtime, added 14.

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Savannah State Tigers
R. Hassan, F397-135-691419
C. Spears, F40-10-01000
P. Blackman, G4614-265-524141
K. White, G390-11-30221
C. Smith, G331-70-03142
A. Louis302-71-512045
J. Smith255-70-070510
R. Burger140-00-00020
M. Hutchins90-00-02100
S. Wilson70-00-00110
P. Hendley40-00-00000
Totals 29-6212-1940102378
Morgan State Bears
D. Jackson, F436-156-843418
A. Hubbard, F392-42-66117
I. Chiles, C325-94-831214
J. Black, G455-117-847418
B. Bozeman, G351-32-21025
S. Duncan332-50-03024
D. Pretlow152-30-00124
C. Blossom70-10-02010
T. Heath10-00-00010
Totals 23-5121-3230131970
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N.C. A&T5-112-9226
N.C. Central5-111-9296
Savannah St.5-18-13208
Morgan St.4-38-12310
S.C. State3-37-14333
Norfolk St.2-34-16297
Florida A&M2-33-18344
Coppin St.2-42-19340
Md.-E. Shore1-65-17318
Delaware St.0-72-20351
Other games
LOU 73 Final
BAYL 44 Final
KAN 61