South Carolina State vs. Morgan State: Full Game Preview

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South Carolina State vs. Morgan State: Full Game Preview
SC State
(4-10, 1-7 away)
Morgan State
(3-8, 0-2 home)
Venue: Hill Field House
4:30PM ET / 1:30PM PT, January 12, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
SC State M Hezekiah 13.3 M Hezekiah 8.3 K Toombs 5.0
Morgan State D Jackson 14.1 A Hubbard 6.8 J Black 3.4

In their last outing, despite 16 points and 8 rebounds from DeWayne Jackson, the Bears fell to St. Joseph's (PA) 70-60 on January 5th. On top of his scoring average of 14.1 points per game, he delivers 5.0 rebounds per game. The Bulldogs were defeated by South Carolina 80-69 on January 5th despite 24 points and 14 rebounds from Matthew Hezekiah. With 13.3 points per game and 8.3 rebounds per game, he has team-best marks in both categories.

South Carolina State StatSmack

  • Morgan State is bigger. The average weight of the top 8 players on Morgan State is 217 lbs compared to 200 lbs for South Carolina State.
  • Morgan State is a better shooting team (44.4% vs 39.7%) than South Carolina State this season.
  • We just win. Morgan State has more wins over the last 5 years than South Carolina State (101 vs 67).
  • Morgan State is taller. The average height of the top 8 players on Morgan State is 78.9 inches compared to 76.9 inches for South Carolina State.
  • DeWayne Jackson is ranked 5th in the MEAC in steals.
  • You get an A for effort, but Morgan State has emerged victorious against South Carolina State the last 4 times they've played.
  • Morgan State has a much better overall winning percentage over the last 5 years (0.556 to 0.388).
  • Shaquille Duncan is ranked 5th in the MEAC in blocks.
  • The Morgan State steals leader (DeWayne Jackson) has more steals than the South Carolina State steals leader (Khalif Toombs).
  • Morgan State beat South Carolina State by 5 points the last time they played (Jan 07, 2012).
SCSU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C M. Hezekiah 31 13 8 1 1 1 1
C Khalif Toombs 37 12 3 5 1 0 3
D+ A. Adams 33 11 2 3 1 0 3
D Darryl Palmer 24 7 5 1 1 2 2
D Devin Joint 19 9 3 0 2 0 0
D S. Mitchell 22 7 4 1 1 0 2
D Patrick Myers 27 6 4 1 1 0 2
D- Luka Radovic 17 4 3 0 0 0 1
F Chasen Campbell 8 3 1 0 0 0 1
F Terrance Linton 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
F D. Youmans 3 0 1 0 0 0 0
F Phillip Henry 4 0 1 0 0 0 0
F Joshua Benjamin 4 0 0 1 0 0 1
MORGAN Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B- DeWayne Jackson 33 14 5 3 2 1 3
C+ Justin Black 32 13 5 3 2 0 3
C+ Anthony Hubbard 31 13 7 2 1 0 4
C- Ian Chiles 18 8 5 0 0 1 1
C- S. Duncan 23 6 4 1 0 2 1
D+ Blake Bozeman 31 6 2 2 1 0 2
D Tauron Bailey 9 2 2 0 0 0 0
D Thair Heath 8 2 2 0 0 0 0
D Cedric Blossom 10 2 2 0 0 0 0
D- Donte Pretlow 10 1 1 1 0 0 1
D- Rasean Simpson 4 1 1 0 0 0 0
F Daon Riley 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
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