DOVER, Del. -- Austin Dasent nailed seven from long range to total 21 points as Savannah State dominated the second half to thump Delaware State 106-86 on Saturday.
Dasent was 7 of 14 from beyond the arc. Dexter McClanahan made 7 of 14 field-goal attempts for 18 points and Zach Sellers added 16 for Savannah State (9-13, 6-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) for its fifth straight win. This was the third consecutive game for Savannah State, which drilled 20 of 52 from distance, to go above the century mark.
The Tigers, who held a slim 43-42 halftime advantage, exploded in the second period, outscoring Delaware State 63-44 to keep the Hornets (2-21, 0-8) winless in conference play.
Isaiah Felder, who finished with 13 points, led the breakout in the second half as he drilled consecutive 3-pointers as the Tigers took a 76-67 lead midway in the final period.
Jim Calhoun, who has a career record of 873-380 and led UConn to three national titles before retiring in 2012, has been hired as coach at Saint Joseph.
Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott believes a tentative ruling making show-cause orders illegal in California would threaten NCAA membership for state schools.
Guard James Bouknight, ranked 87th in the ESPN 100, is the first player from the Class of 2019 to commit to UConn and first-year coach Dan Hurley.
|North Carolina A&T||11-5||1||20-15|
|North Carolina Central||9-7||3||19-16|
|South Carolina St||6-10||6||10-22|