Thomas scores 30 to lift Norfolk St. past SC State 78-73
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Nic Thomas had a career-high 30 points as Norfolk State narrowly defeated South Carolina State 78-73 in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference quarterfinals on Wednesday...
Applewhite lifts SC State past Md.-Eastern Shore 63-54
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Damni Applewhite had 10 points and 12 rebounds to carry South Carolina State to a 63-54 win over Maryland Eastern Shore in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Tourney first...
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Jaquan Dotson had a season-high 25 points as Savannah State narrowly beat South Carolina State 90-87 on Thursday night.
Jackson scores 10 to carry NC A&T past SC State 63-62
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Ronald Jackson registered 10 points as NC A&T won its seventh consecutive home game, narrowly beating South Carolina State 63-62 on Saturday.
Applewhite’s dunk lifts South Carolina St past Coppin St
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Damni Applewhite scored 21 points and threw down a dunk with two seconds left and South Carolina State beat Coppin State 85-84 on Monday night.
Dejuan Clayton made 1 of 2 foul shots and Coppin State led 84-81 with 27 seconds to left. Taqwain Drummond immediately fouled Applewhite who went to the foul line and made a pair. Lavar Harewood came up with a steal on the Eagles' next possession to set up Applewhite's game winner.
Sellers, Smith pace Savannah State to 92-88 squeaker
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Zaquavian Smith scored 20 points and was wide open to throw down an authoritative two-handed dunk with 11 seconds remaining and Savannah State fended off South Carolina State 92-88 Saturday night.
Zach Sellers led Savannah State with 29 points, hitting 10 of 16 shots and sinking all seven of his free throws. Joseph Collins added 10 points for the Tigers (5-14, 2-3 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference).
Howard takes out SC St 71-67 in OT behind Cole’s 26 pts
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — RJ Cole scored 26 points, distributed six assists and grabbed four rebounds and Howard snapped its two-game skid beating South Carolina State 71-67 in overtime on Saturday.
Howard (8-11, 2-3 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) got 19 points and six rebounds from Chad Lott and the Bison finished 12 of 15 from the free throw line. South Carolina State (4-16, 2-2) saw its two-game win streak come to an end.
Applewhite’s tip-in basket sends SC State past Coppin State
BALTIMORE (AP) — Damni Applewhite made a tip-in basket of Janai Raynor-Powell's missed layup with a second left to give South Carolina State a 70-68 win over Coppin State on Monday night.
Cedric Council's jumper put Coppin State on top 61-58 with 4:46 left for its last lead. Lavar Harewood tied it with a 3-pointer and Ian Kinard followed with a 3 with 3:57 to go. Taqwain Drummond's jump shot with 2:01 left tied it at 68 for the Eagles, who missed their last three shot attempts.
SC State holds off Morgan St behind Etienne and Kinard
BALTIMORE (AP) — Jahmari Etienne scored 18 points, Ian Kinard scored 15 and South Carolina State held off Morgan State for a 72-68 win on Saturday.
The Bulldogs (3-15, 1-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) led 44-27 at halftime and were up by double figures for most of the second half until Morgan State reduced the deficit to 64-57 on Kyson Rawls' 3-pointer with 4:56 left. Malik Miller made a pair of foul shots cutting the Bulldogs' lead to 64-61 but Morgan State (6-10, 1-2) couldn't get closer.
Gantz makes 2 late FTs, helps NCAT beat SC State 80-77 in OT
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Milik Gantz scored six of his 17 points in overtime that included two late free throws to push North Carolina State A&T past South Carolina State 80-77 on Saturday in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference opener.
The Aggies opened the extra period with a 12-6 surge, but Jahmari Etienne hit a 3-pointer and Janai Raynor-Powell made two free throws to pull South Carolina State to 76-75 with 33 seconds left. Gantz's two free throws made it 78-75 with 25 seconds to go.
Konchar, Holba lead PFW past South Carolina St
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — John Konchar and Matt Holba scored 18 points apiece and Purdue Fort Wayne held off South Carolina State 72-68 on Tuesday night.
Keeling scores 27, Charleston Southern beats SC State 89-72
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Christian Keeling led the way with 27 points as Charleston Southern eased past South Carolina State 89-72 on Tuesday night.
Keeling was 8 of 14 from the floor and 9 of 9 from the free throw line as Charleston Southern (2-1) made 20 of 29 free throw attempts. The Bulldogs (1-2) made 12 of 15 free throws.
Deontaye Buskey and Sean Price contributed 13 points apiece with Price grabbing eight rebounds for the Buccaneers.