Delaware St. faces Savannah State in MEAC tourney
No. 11 seed Delaware State (5-24, 2-14) vs. No. 6 seed Savannah State (11-19, 8-8)
Mid-Eastern Conference Tourney First Round, Norfolk Scope Arena, Norfolk, Virginia; Monday, 5 p.m....
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — RJ Cole had 23 points as Howard extended its road winning streak to seven games, edging past Savannah State 81-76 on Saturday night.
Dotson, Savannah State host Howard
Howard (14-15, 8-6) vs. Savannah State (10-18, 7-7)
Tiger Arena, Savannah, Georgia; Saturday, 6 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Two guards will be on display as RJ Cole and Howard will face...
Hamilton scores 16 to lift NC A&T past Savannah St. 63-58
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Amari Hamilton came off the bench to score 16 points to lift NC A&T to a 63-58 win over Savannah State on Monday night, the Aggies' eighth consecutive home...
Savannah State, NC A&T meet in conference play
Savannah State (10-17, 7-6) vs. NC A&T (15-12, 10-3)
Corbett Sports Center, Greensboro, North Carolina; Monday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: NC A&T hosts Savannah State in a MEAC...
Miller, Jr. leads NC Central past Savannah St. 78-69
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Randy Miller, Jr. had 24 points as North Carolina Central defeated Savannah State 78-69 on Saturday.
Dotson lifts Savannah St. past Bethune-Cookman 79-70
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Jaquan Dotson had a season-high 23 points plus 10 rebounds as Savannah State topped Bethune-Cookman 79-70 on Monday night.
Romani Hansen had 14 points for Savannah State (10-16, 7-5 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). Collins Joseph added 11 points. Zach Sellers had 10 points and six assists for the home team.
Dondre Duffus had 13 points for the Wildcats (12-15, 7-6). Cletrell Pope added 13 points. Wali Parks had 12 points.
Ravenel lifts Florida A&M over Savannah St. 78-74
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Justin Ravenel had 24 points as Florida A&M edged past Savannah State 78-74 on Saturday night.
Isaiah Martin had 16 points and nine rebounds for Florida A&M (11-16, 8-4 Mid-Eastern Conference). Tracy Hector added 12 points and six assists. M.J. Randolph had six rebounds for the visitors.
Kamron Reaves, whose 8 points per game heading into the contest was second on the Rattlers, was held to only 4 points. He failed to make a shot from behind the arc (0 of 4).
Harper carries Savannah St. over Morgan St. 88-85
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Tyrell Harper had 17 points and nine assists and Zach Sellers hit a 3-pointer to cap the scoring with 46 seconds left as Savannah State narrowly beat Morgan State 88-85 on Monday night.
Harper shot 5 for 7 on 3-pointers.
Jaquan Dotson had 18 points for Savannah State (9-15, 6-4 Mid-Eastern Conference), which won its fourth consecutive game. Zaquavian Smith added 13 points and three blocks. Romani Hansen had 11 points and three blocks for the hosts.
Savannah State holds off Maryland-Eastern Shore 68-63
PRINCESS ANNE, Md. (AP) — Zach Sellers scored 19 points, Zaquavian Smith added 15 and Savannah State beat Maryland-Eastern Shore 68-63 on Monday night.
Savannah State was ahead 62-52, its largest advantage of the game, with just under five minutes left, but UMES got within 64-61 two minutes later.
SSU made its first nine free throws before missing three straight late to let UMES back in it. But Sellers made two straight to seal it with 11.4 remaining, making it 67-63.
Davis scores 23 to help NC Central beat Savannah St, 82-78
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Raasean Davis had 23 points, on 10-of-13 shooting, and eight rebounds, Zacarry Douglas had a double-double, and North Carolina Central never trailed in its 82-78 win over Savannah on State Monday night.
Douglas finished with 16 points, 12 rebounds and four assists while Randy Miller Jr. scored 22, hitting 4 of 6 from 3-point range, for NCCU (10-11, 5-2 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference).
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).
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Ty'lik Evans scored 20 points and grabbed nine rebounds to help Savannah State beat South Carolina State 94-81 on Thursday night to clinch a share of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference title.
Savannah State beats South Carolina State 111-99
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Dexter McClanahan had 23 points, 10 rebounds and five assists Saturday night and Savannah State powered past South Carolina State 111-99 for the Tigers' seventh straight win.
Savannah State (11-13, 8-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) pushed its lead into double digits for good with a 13-4 run that made it 84-70 with 9:41 left.
The Tigers maintained a half-game lead over North Carolina A&T (7-1) in the conference standings.
Savannah St. uses parade of 3s to down FAMU 107-100
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Alante Fenner tied his career-high with 27 points and Zach Sellers scored 21 and Savannah State bombed away from 3-point range to beat Florida A&M 107-100 on Wednesday night for the Tigers' sixth straight win.
Savannah St. rolls in 2nd half, beats Delaware St. 106-88
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Austin Dasent nailed seven from long range to total 21 points as Savannah State dominated the second half to thump Delaware State 106-86 on Saturday.
McClanahan, Savannah State beat Norfolk State 104-99 in OT
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Dexter McClanahan had a career-high 37 points and Savannah State held off Norfolk State in overtime for a 104-99 win on Monday night.
The Tigers (8-13, 5-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) scored the opening basket of overtime and led the rest of the way. McClanahan's free throws with 20 seconds left solidified the lead at 102-97 and Jahir Cabeza punctuated their fourth straight conference win on a dunk with six seconds to go.
Savannah State holds off Hampton from the line, wins 103-101
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Zach Sellers hit two key free throws with 11 seconds left and Javaris Jenkins added a third four seconds later as Savannah State held on win its fourth Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference game in four starts, topping Hampton 103-101 Saturday night.
Jenkins got to the basket for a layup with 2:06 left to give the Tigers a 98-92 lead, but Jermaine Marrow scored, Lysander Bracey connected on a 3 and Morrow scored on a layup to give Hampton a 99-98 advantage with 50 seconds left.
Savannah State dominates Maryland-Eastern Shore 87-59
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Javaris Jenkins scored 17 points and Alante Fenner added 15 with 11 rebounds and six assists as Savannah State rolled to an easy 87-59 win over Maryland-Eastern Shore on Saturday.
Jenkins hit 5 of 13 from distance. Fenner made three from beyond the arc as the Tigers kept firing away from deep, hitting 15 of 48 shots. Maryland-Eastern Shore was 5 of 23 from long range.
Kendley scores 33, Morgan State rallies by Savannah St 89-88
BALTIMORE (AP) — Tiwian Kendley made a go-ahead floater with 6.4 seconds remaining and Morgan State beat Savannah State 89-88 on Monday night.
Zach Sellers made a basket with 5:31 remaining to give Savannah State an 86-83 lead but the Tigers didn't make another field goal the rest of the way. Alante Fenner and Ralueke Orizu each went 1 of 2 at the line to make it 88-83 at the 4:12 mark.
William & Mary beats Savannah State 108-85
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Connor Burchfield scored 27 points, and Justin Pierce had career highs with 21 points and 17 rebounds and William & Mary beat Savannah State 108-85 on Saturday.
Fenner, Sellers lead Savannah St. past Carver Bible College
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Alante Fenner had 17 points, on 6-of-8 shooting, and five steals and Zach Sellers scored 16 to help Savannah State beat Carver Bible College 98-60 on Thursday night.
Dexter McClanahan added 13 points, Ralueke Orizu scored 12 and Ty'lik Evans 10 for Savannah State (3-6).
Gregory, Spears help Jacksonville State to 86-71 victory
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Jamall Gregory scored 23 points and Ashton Spears posted a double-double and Jacksonville State defeated Savannah State 86-71 on Monday.
Gregory was 9-of-14 shooting with three 3-pionters and four blocks. Spears had 10 points and 11 rebounds. Four other Gamecocks score in double figures: Nobertas Giga had 14, Malcolm Drumwright scored 13 in surpassing 1,000 career points, and Maurice Dunlap and Christian Cunningham added 12 each.
Savannah State downs NC Central 74-73
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Dexter McClanahan scored 23 points and a go-ahead jumper with 1:12 left and Savannah State beat N.C. Central 74-73 on Monday night to end the Eagles' 13-game win streak.
Wells hits school-record 10 3-pointers in Savannah State win
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Casey Wells broke his own school record with 10 3-pointers and scored 32 points in Savannah State's 110-91 victory over North Carolina A&T on Saturday.
Wells was 10 of 19 from the arc with the Tigers (11-16, 8-6) putting in 20 of 53 3-point attempts and 37 of 86 overall. Dexter McClanahan scored 23 points, Austin Dasent 12 and Zach Sellers 10. Troyce Manassa grabbed 10 rebounds.
Norfolk St. gets 7th straight win, beats Savannah St. 92-87
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Zaynah Robinson had 25 points and Jonathan Wade added 23 as Norfolk State held off Savannah State 92-87 on Monday night.
Zach Sellers drove for a layup to close to 88-83 with 16 seconds left, but Norfolk State made four free throws in the final seconds to hold on.
Norfolk State shot 52 percent (32 of 62) from the floor while holding the Tigers to 23-of-83 (27.7 percent) shooting. Savannah State made 10 more free throws than the Spartans.
Manassa scores 25, Savannah State tops Delaware State 94-79
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Troy Manassa scored 25 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to help Savannah State extended its season-long win streak to four games with a 94-79 win over Delaware State on Monday night.
Robert Kelly Jr. finished with 14 points, Zach Sellers had 13, and Dexter McClanahan added 12 for Savannah State (8-12, 5-2 MEAC). The Tigers, who lead Division I in 3-pointers per game (14.1), made 14 of 41 from distance and finished with 22 assists on their 31 total field goals.
Norfolk State beats Savannah State 80-76
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Zaynah Robinson had 21 points and six assists and Norfolk State rallied after trailing most of the second half to beat Savannah State 80-76 on Wednesday night.
Stavian Allen tied it at 74 and Kerwin Okoro's 3-pointer gave the Spartans (4-12, 1-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) the lead for good at 77-74 with 1:46 left.
Savannah St. makes 24 3-pointers, rolls past Middle Georgia
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Austin Dasent made six 3-pointers and finished with 21 points and Savannah State rolled to a 101-93 victory over NAIA member Middle Georgia State on Thursday night.
Savannah State (1-2) coach Horace Broadnax is 12-0 in home openers.
Joshua Floyd scored 17 points and Isaiah Felder had 16 for the Tigers, who shot 24 of 52 for 46-percent shooting from the field. Jahir Cabeza and Zach Sellers added 11 points apiece.