In Orangeburg on November 12th the Bulldogs lost a close one to the Owls, 67-65, in overtime.
Adama "Louie" Adams was the leading scorer for the Bulldogs with 26 points in 43 minutes. Khalif Toombs helped out with a game-high six assists.
A key stat in regard to the game: A year ago, South Carolina State won 104-98.
South Carolina State was topped in both turnover margin and free throw shooting.
The Owls hit 66% of their attempts from the free throw line, besting 57% from the Bulldogs. The Bulldogs gave the ball away 19 times to 10 for the Owls.
South Carolina State could have used a win here to help meet preseason expectations. The Bulldogs fall to 1-1.
Next on the schedule is Webber International at home on November 15th.
South Carolina State Game Notes:
- Adama "Louie" Adams accounted for 40.0% of the team's points.
- South Carolina State started 1-1 during the 2011, 2010, 2005, 2004, 2003, and 1996 seasons (since 1996).
- Matthew Hezekiah recorded a double-double. It was the 2nd of his career.
- South Carolina State has played in 1 overtime games this season. Over the last 5 seasons the Bulldogs have played in 10 overtime games with a record of 6-4.
- The top two rebounders (Matthew Hezekiah and Shaquille Mitchell) accounted for 46.1% of the rebounds.
Kennesaw State Game Notes:
- Aaron Anderson accounted for 35.4% of the team's rebounds.
- The top two scorers (Markeith Cummings and Delbert Love) accounted for 50.7% of the points.
- Aaron Anderson recorded a double-double. It was his 2nd this season and 16th of his career.
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