Scores

Final

S Carolina St 50

(9-20, 5-11 MEAC)

Savannah State 69

(12-18, 10-6 MEAC)

    8:00 PM ET, March 6, 2014

    Tiger Arena, Savannah, Georgia

    1 2 T
    SCST 24 2650
    SAV 26 4369

    Top Performers

    South Carolina St: J. White 13 Pts, 3 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl

    Savannah St: J. Smith 19 Pts, 14 Reb, 2 Blk

    Savannah State tops South Carolina State 69-50

    Associated Press

    SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Jyles Smith scored 19 points, a career high, and pulled down 14 rebounds as Savannah State defeated South Carolina State 69-50 on Thursday night in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference regular-season finale.

    The Tigers (12-18) secured the fifth seed into the conference tournament that begins on Monday in Norfolk, Va. Smith's double-double was his sixth of the season.

    Savannah State led just 26-24 at halftime but used a 13-5 run to start the second half to go up 10 points with 17:48 left. The Tigers had a double-digit lead for the last 6:25 of the game.

    Jalen White scored 13 points and Matthew Hezekiah 11 for South Carolina State (9-20).

    The Tigers hit 25 of 52 shots for 48.1 percent while outrebounding the Bulldogs 37-31.

    The Bulldogs made 19 of 36 shots for 33.9 percent, missing all 13 of their 3-point attempts.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SCST
    SAV
    Points 50 69
    FG Made-Attempted 19-56 (.339) 25-52 (.481)
    3P Made-Attempted 0-13 (.000) 3-13 (.231)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-18 (.667) 16-21 (.762)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 13 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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