ORANGEBURG, SC (January 24, 2023) Rakeim Gary tossed in a team-high 18 points and six (6) assists, but it wasn’t enough as South Carolina State dropped an tough, 88-85, Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) defeat to Delaware State Monday (Jan.23rd) in Smith-Hammond-Middleton Memorial Center.

South Carolina State falls to 3-18 overall, 0-5 in the MEAC, while Delaware State improves to 2-16 overall, 1-4 in the league.

Turnovers seemed to be the deciding factor the stretch, with the Bulldogs posting a lofty team-high 21 to the Hornets 15 on the night.

Forward Davion Everett posted the games only double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds, while Raquan Brown finished with 12 points and four rebounds and Lesown Hallums, Jr. added 11 points and six rebounds in the loss.

NEXT UP: The Bulldogs hit the road in a two-game league skid at Norfolk State (Jan,28th) and Howard (Jan. 30th).

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