Austin Dasent scored 11 points with seven rebounds for the Tigers (14-16, 11-4 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), who hit 12 3-pointers and made 21 of 24 free throws.
Jenkins, Dasent and Ty'lik Evans each hit 3s amid a 17-2 run for a 61-42 Tigers lead early in the second half. The Eagles closed to 79-73 on Raekwon Harney's layup with 1:27 left, but got no closer as Fenner and Jenkins combined for six free throws in the final 55 seconds.
Fenner's layup put the Tigers up for good at 23-21, and his 3 at the buzzer gave Savannah State a lead 42-38 at halftime after it made eight 3s and shot 37.5 percent from the field.
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|North Carolina A&T||9-3||2||14-12|
|North Carolina Central||8-5||3.5||13-14|
|South Carolina State||5-7||6||7-21|