ORANGEBURG, SC (February 20, 2022)—The South Carolina State men’s and women’s basketball wrap up their regular season-finale home Monday (Feb. 21st) when they host Delaware State at Smith-Hammond-Middleton Memorial Center.
Tip-off for the women’s contest begins at 5:30 p.m., followed by the men’s in a 7:30 p.m. start. You can listen to the game live on https://espnorangeburg.com/
OCCASION: Two seniors will be honored in pregame ceremonies before the start of the men’s game. Graduate transfer student-athletes Deaquan Williams and Edward Oliver-Hampton.
SERIES: The Bulldogs lead the series 9-5 after 14 meetings between the two schools. The Bulldogs captured the last meeting a 64-62 thriller in Dover, DE earlier this season. Meanwhile on the women side, the Lady Bulldogs lead the series 9-8 in their last 17 meetings. SC State on the road 53-58 in their last meetings on the road.
LAST TIMEOUT: The men complete an season sweep over UMES after a 70-63 victory over home Saturday (Feb.19). On the women’s side the Lady Bulldogs dropped their seventh straight in a 65-57 defeat to the Lady Hawks.
SCOUTING THE BULLDOGS: SC State (14-12, 6-4 MEAC) is averaging 73.0 points per game as a team; 42.5 rebounds; 7.2 steals and 3.4 blocks.
SCOUTING THE LADY BULLDOGS: SC State (3-21, 3-7 MEAC) is averaging 49.5 points per game as a team; 38.0 rebounds; 5.9 steals and 4.6 blocks.
UP Next for SC State
South Carolina State will close out regular season on the road in a three-game road swing, beginning with Norfolk State (Feb.26th ), Howard (Feb.28th ) and NC Central (Mar. 3rd). The 2022 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Basketball Tournament will be held March 9th -12th in Norfolk, VA at the Scope Arena. For more information on how to purchase tickets visit www.meacsports.com