Scstate 24 23 47
Savannahst 28 33 61
Date of game: 3/10/2014

Recap: Savannah State vs. SC State

Norfolk, VA (SportsNetwork.com) - Alante Fenner scored 15 points and pulled down eight rebounds as the Savannah State Tigers topped the SC State Bulldogs, 61-47, during the opening round of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Tournament at Scope Arena.

Also scoring in double figures for the fifth-seeded Tigers (13-16) were Terel Hall and Jeremiah Hill with 14 and 10 points, respectively, while Jyles Smith pitched in with eight points and 13 rebounds before fouling out.

The 12th-seeded Bulldogs (9-21) were paced by Jalen White with a game-high 19 points, thanks in large part to a 10-of-12 shooting performance at the free- throw line. Unfortunately, White was the only player to score in double figures for SC State in the setback.

The Bulldogs converted a total of just seven field goals in the first half, on 25 attempts, yet trailed by just four points at the break, 28-24. The Tigers were a mere 35.7 percent accurate from the floor through the first 20 minutes as well.

The second half saw SC State shoot only 25.0 percent from the field yet again, just 1-of-7 beyond the arc and 8-of-15 at the free-throw line, more than enough to allow Savannah State to cruise to the double-digit victory.

The Tigers will now take on the Norfolk State Spartans who defeated MD-Eastern Shore earlier tonight in the other opening-round battle by a score of 78-74.

Game Notes

NASCAR News
Kurt Busch begins NASCAR's process for reinstatement

Kurt Busch has agreed to NASCAR's terms and conditions for reinstatement after he was suspended indefinitely for domestic violence allegations on Feb. 20.

Blue Jays sign Viciedo to minor league deal

The Toronto Blue Jays signed veteran slugger Dayan Viciedo to a minor league contract on Sunday and will give him a chance to make the team in spring training.

Harden suspended 1 game for kicking James

The NBA has handed Houston Rockets guard James Harden a one-game suspension for kicking fellow All-Star LeBron James in the groin during Sunday's game against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Rangers extend Zuccarello

Ending days of speculation ahead of Monday's trade deadline, the New York Rangers and forward Mats Zuccarello have agreed to a contract extension.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.