Citadel defeats Savannah State 54-47

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SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP)—Austin Dahn came off the bench to score 12 points and Citadel beat Savannah State 54-47 on Saturday to snap a a two-game losing streak.

Harrison DuPont and reserve Bryan Streeter added 11 points each for the Bulldogs (7-7), who improved to 7-0 against the Tigers. Citadel’s bench outscored the Savannah State reserves 27-2. Cameron Wells, who had six points, had his streak of 16-straight games in double figures come to an end.

Citadel overcame a 16-13 deficit and ended the first half on a 13-2 run to lead 26-18. The Bulldogs went on a 11-3 run in the second half to grab their biggest lead at 47-32 with 5:16 to play.

Tracy Rankins made 7 of 14 field goal attempts to lead the Tigers with 17 points. Rashad Hassan had 13 points and eight rebounds.

The Tigers (5-9) lost their second straight and have dropped seven of their past eight games.

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 Top Performers
Harrison DuPont Harrison DuPont
5-8,  11 Pts
5 Rebs, 3 Assists
 Savannah St.
Rashad Hassan Rashad Hassan
5-9,  13 Pts
8 Rebs, 1 Assists

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