South Carolina State beats Norfolk St. 76-66
NORFOLK, Va. (AP)—Jason Johnson scored 19 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to help South Carolina State beat Norfolk State 76-66 on Saturday night.
Jason Flagler had 14 points and Jessie Burton and Carrio Bennett had 11 apiece for the Bulldogs (13-12, 8-5 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference).
The Bulldogs have won three straight games and seven of their last nine.
Michael Deloach led the Spartans (8-16, 6-7) with 26 points, while Joe Dorsett-Jeffreys had 13 points and 10 rebounds. Corey Lyons finished with 11 points for the Spartans, who have lost three games in a row and five of six.
Norfolk State led by four points at the break, but South Carolina State outscored the Spartans 47-33 to seal the win in the second half.
The Bulldogs hit 28 free throws and outrebounded the Spartans 48-32.