S.C. State beats Winston-Salem State 86-73

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP)—Jason Johnson scored 22 points to lead South Carolina State to an 86-73 victory over Winston-Salem State on Thursday night.

Jason Flagler added 18 points and 10 rebounds for the Bulldogs (16-13), who were 33 of 58 from the field (56.9 percent), to win their third consecutive game.

South Carolina State led 75-70 with 4:07 left in the game before going on an 11-3 run to pull away from the Rams (8-21), who have lost three straight games.

The Bulldogs were 9 of 10 from the line in the final 2:26, despite going 14 of 22 for the game (63.6 percent).

Jimmy Williams added 16 points and eight rebounds and Josh Jackson finished with 12 points for South Carolina State.

Jamal Durham scored 16 points, Jemarcus McClinton had 14 points, Brian Fisher added 11 points and Isiah Tucker finished with 10 points for the Rams.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 S. Carolina St.
Jimmy Williams Jimmy Williams
6-8,  16 Pts
8 Rebs, 3 Assists
 Winston-Salem
Jemarcus McClinton Jemarcus McClinton
6-12,  14 Pts
7 Rebs, 4 Assists

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