Dotson scores 25 to carry Savannah State over SC State 90-87
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Jaquan Dotson had a season-high 25 points as Savannah State narrowly beat South Carolina State 90-87 on Thursday night.
After falling behind 49-44 at halftime, Savannah State outscored South Carolina State 46-38 in the second half to earn the victory. The Bulldogs‘ 49 first-half points were a season high.
Jahmari Etienne scored a season-high 26 points for the Bulldogs (7-25, 5-11), whose losing streak stretched to four games. Ozante Fields added 19 points. Lavar Harewood had 12 points.
The Tigers improved to 2-0 against the Bulldogs for the season. Savannah State defeated South Carolina State 92-88 on Jan. 26.