Jacksonville hangs on to beat South Carolina State 71-69
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Tyreese Davis scored 14 points and DeAnthony McCallum made two free throws with seven seconds left as Jacksonville held on to beat South Carolina State 71-69 on Saturday night.
The Dolphins (4-5) had a 67-60 lead with 1:27 remaining but Damni Applewhite had a bucket and a free throw and Rayshawn Neal added baskets around two free throws by Jacksonville’s Aamahne Santos to get the Dolphins within 69-67 with eight seconds left before McCallum’s free throws. Applewhite had a final basket at game’s end.
Davis scored nine points in leading Jacksonville to a 31-23 lead at halftime.