ORANGEBURG, S.C. -- Donte Wright scored 29 points with seven 3-pointers, James Richardson scored 19, and South Carolina State hit 13 3s in beating sixth-place North Carolina Central 102-79 on Saturday to end a two-game skid.
Janai Rayner-Powell added 13 points and Ian Kinard scored 12 points for the Bulldogs (10-19, 6-8), who entered the game eighth in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference standings and shot 58.3 percent from the field and 52 percent from long distance.
Rayner-Powell's layup put the Bulldogs up for good, 10-9, and they led 49-32 at halftime after holding the Eagles to 36.1 percent shooting from the field and 1 of 11 from 3-point range.
Rayshawn Neal's layup with 1:16 left gave the Bulldogs a 24-point lead.
New NCAA rule limits coaches' access to large number of recruits in June
A new NCAA rule that in theory would enable colleges to see recruits more than in the past instead might keep some very prominent players from being seen in June.
Kentucky sophomore guard Quade Green transferring
Sophomore guard Quade Green is transferring from Kentucky, the school said.
Princeton Basketball: Hard Cuts | Season 2 - Episode 6 - Via Ivy League
This week's episode features a St. Joseph's rewind, special visits to One World Observatory, Sept. 11 Memorial, and a battle at "The World's Most Famous Arena", Madison Square Garden.