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DURHAM, NC (January 15, 2023) — The South Carolina State men’s basketball team dropped a tough 66-71 to North Carolina Central in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) play Saturday (Jan.14th) at McDougald-McLendon Arena.

Freshman guard Jordan Simpson led the way with a team-high 13 points and five rebounds, while Rakeim Gary and Justin Wilson each added 10 in the loss.

North Carolina Central was led by Eric Boone with a game-high 17 points and six assist.

South Carolina State falls to 3-16 overall, 0-3 in the MEAC, while North Carolina Central improves to 9-8 overall, 2-1 in the league.

NEXT UP: The Bulldogs continue league play on Saturday, Jan. 21st versus UMES at 4 p.m. and Monday, Jan. 23rd against Delaware State in a 7:30 p.m. start.

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