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Savannah State 64

(11-9, 5-1 MEAC)

S Carolina St 49

(4-15, 0-6 MEAC)

    6:00 PM ET, January 26, 2013

    Smith-Hammond-Middleton Center, Orangeburg, South Carolina

    1 2 T
    SAV 32 3264
    SCST 21 2849

    Top Performers

    Savannah State: P. Blackman 20 Pts, 1 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    South Carolina State: M. Hezekiah 13 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Stl, 4 Blk

    Savannah St. 64, SC State 49

    Associated Press

    ORANGEBURG, S.C. -- 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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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SAV
    SCST
    Points 64 49
    FG Made-Attempted 25-52 (.481) 21-55 (.382)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-12 (.417) 3-17 (.176)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-11 (.818) 4-8 (.500)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 11 (0/0) 11 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 20 0

    2012-13 Season

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