ORANGEBURG, S.C. -- Donte Wright hit a corner 3-pointer with 4.2 seconds left in overtime and South Carolina State beat Charleston Southern 91-88 on Tuesday.
Charleston Southern had a nine-point lead with 2:08 left in regulation but Janai Raynor Powell made six straight free throws to give the Bulldogs an 81-80 lead. CSU's Jamaal David was fouled on a putback attempt and went 1 of 2 at the line to tie it at 81. Raynor Powell dribbled down the clock but his runner was off at the buzzer.
James Richardson scored a career-high 26 points for South Carolina State (3-9), which beat its first Division I team this season. Wright entered ranked fifth nationally in 3-pointers attempted (96) and made (38), and finished 4 of 9 from distance against CSU for 14 points.
Phlandrous Fleming had a career-high 21 points Charleston Southern (4-4), which hadn't played since a 76-68 loss to VMI on Nov. 28. Keeling added 20 points for his 12th career 20-plus game.
Crosby, Howard give Alcorn State 74-69 win over Pine Bluff
Troymain Crosby scored 20 points with eight rebounds and Maurice Howard made four free throws in the final 20 seconds as Alcorn State held off Arkansas Pine Bluff 74-69 on Monday night.
Mason scores 29, Baylor defeats West Virginia 85-73
Makai Mason scored 29 points and Baylor cruised to an 85-73 win over West Virginia on Monday night.
Williams: 'I got a better sense of humor' than Belichick
When Roy Williams is asked about the success his team had tonight, he has a hilarious answer that includes mention of Bill Belichick.
|North Carolina A&T||5-0||0.5||10-9|
|North Carolina Central||4-1||1.5||9-10|
|South Carolina State||2-3||3.5||4-17|