South Carolina State defeats Norfolk State 97-82
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP)—Jason Flagler scored 17 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to help South Carolina State defeat Norfolk State 97-82 on Monday night.
Khalif Toombs, who was 18 of 20 from the free throw line, finished with 21 points, and Darnell Porter added 19 for the Bulldogs (9-8, 3-3 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference).
Leading 32-22, South Carolina State went on a 15-4 run to end the half. Brandon Smalls capped the run on a 3-pointer with one second left in the first half for a 47-26 Bulldogs’ advantage.
South Carolina State shot 54.8 percent from the field in the first half (17 of 31), including going 5 of 10 from 3-point range.
The Bulldogs extended their lead to as many as 25 points, 64-39, on a tip-in by Flagler with 12:36 to play.
Kyle O’Quinn had 32 points and 11 rebounds and Michael Deloach added 22 points for the Spartans (3-15, 2-4).