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South Carolina State Bulldogs (11-22)


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vs. Howard 
L 65-75
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vs. Savan 
L 57-68
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@ B-C 
L 62-72
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vs. NCA&T 
W 63-54
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@ Nor 
L 54-68
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Norfolk State overtakes South Carolina State 68-54

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Jeffrey Short scored 25 points on 9-for-14 shooting to lead No. 2 seed Norfolk State to a 68-54 win over seventh-seeded South Carolina State in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference quarterfinals Wednesday night.

D'Shon Taylor added 16 points and grabbed seven rebounds for Norfolk State (20-12), which trailed by 15 in the first half before shaving the gap with a 16-2 run to head into the locker room down 31-30.

Short scored all but three of the points in the first half run and hit a layup early in the second to spark a 9-0 burst that made it 44-35 with 11:46 left. The Spartans held on from there, finishing with 25-for-48 shooting from the field (52.1 percent).

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Leaders
Points: E. Stephens12.0
Rebounds: D. Palmer6.7
Assists: E. Stephens1.8
FG%: No qualifiers
FT%: No qualifiers
3P%: E. Stephens36.0%
Steals: E. Stephens1.2
Blocks: D. Palmer2.2
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kentucky38-0
2 Villanova33-3
3 Wisconsin35-3
4 Duke32-4
5 Arizona34-4
6 Virginia30-4
7 Gonzaga35-2
8 Notre Dame32-6
9 Iowa State25-9
10 Kansas27-9
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kentucky38-0
2 Villanova33-3
3 Wisconsin35-3
4 Arizona34-4
5 Duke32-4
6 Virginia30-4
7 Gonzaga35-2
8 Notre Dame32-6
9 UNI31-4
10 Iowa State25-9
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Mid-Eastern Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
North Carolina Central 16-0 25-8
Norfolk State 12-4 20-14
Maryland Eastern Shore 11-5 18-15
Howard 10-6 16-16
Delaware State 9-7 18-18
Hampton 8-8 17-18
Bethune-Cookman 7-9 11-21
South Carolina State 7-9 11-22
North Carolina A&T 6-10 9-23
Coppin State 6-10 8-23
Savannah State 5-11 9-22
Morgan State 5-11 7-24
Florida A&M 2-14 2-27
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 59.5 (334)
Rebounds: 11.9 (85)
Assists: 10.9 (290)
FG%: 38.2% (343)
FT%: 60.3% (350)
3P%: 30.3% (321)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 66.8 (174)
Rebounds: 22.7 (255)
Assists: 12.8 (230)
FG%: 44.4% (251)
FT%: 65.1% (15)
3P%: 33.4% (133)
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