S. Carolina St. 76, High Point 63

Jason Flagler scored a season-high 20 points and Darnell Porter

added 15 as South Carolina State defeated High Point 76-63

Wednesday night in the second game between the two schools in 10

days.

The Bulldogs (5-1) avenged their 74-66 loss on Nov. 30, taking a

30-29 halftime lead, then hitting 51.9 percent (14-for-27) from the

field the rest of the game.

On South Carolina State’s first possession of the second half,

Corey Law stole the ball and scored on a fast break to give the

Panthers (4-4) their first lead since early in the game. The

Bulldogs quickly regained a five-point lead before a 3-pointer by

Eugene Harris made it 40-38.

After South Carolina State again pulled away, Harris hit another

3 – he was 4-for-10 – to make it 56-52, but High Point could not

get any closer.

Harris had 16 points and Cruz Daniels added eight points and

eight rebounds for the Panthers.