Savannah State vs. Morgan State: Recap and Stats

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Savannah State vs. Morgan State: Recap and Stats
Savannah State 78
(8-9, 3-7 away)
Morgan State 70
(4-9, 1-3 home)
Venue: Hill Field House
7:30PM ET / 4:30PM PT, January 14, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Savannah State 30 26 78
Morgan State 28 28 70
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Savannah State R Hassan 12 A Louis 7 P Blackman 3
Morgan State D Jackson 14 A Hubbard 6 J Black 3

Morgan State faced off with Savannah State on Monday, January 14th and was beaten at home by the Tigers 78-70 in double overtime. The Bears got a good effort from Justin Black, who put up a team-high 18 points and seven assists. Ian Chiles had 14 points and added three rebounds. For the Tigers, Preston Blackman got a mind-blowing 41 points, including 8-of-15 shooting from three-point range. The Bears are on a five-game losing streak. Morgan State (4-9, 1-1 MEAC) travels to Hampton (5-10, 1-0 MEAC) on Saturday, January 19th.

Morgan State Game Notes

  • The last time Morgan State started the season 4-9 was 1998.
  • Morgan State has played in 2 overtime games this season. Over the last 5 seasons, the Bears have played in 8 overtime games with a record of 4-4.
  • The Bears have been unlucky 3 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Morgan State has lost 33 close games.
  • Morgan State has lost 100% of the time this season (0-4) after recording 23 or fewer field goals made.
  • When the opposition records 29 or more field goals made this season, Morgan State has lost 100% of the time (0-3).
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 46.8% or better this season, Morgan State has lost 100% of the time (0-3).
  • When the opposition records 78 or more total points this season, Morgan State has lost 80% of the time (1-4).
  • The Bears set a season high for free throws made.
  • The top two scorers (Justin Black and DeWayne Jackson) accounted for 51.4% of the points.
  • Justin Black has led the team in scoring in 7 out of 13 games this season.
  • Anthony Hubbard has led the team in rebounding in 6 out of 13 games this season.
  • Justin Black has 5 straight double-digit point games.
  • DeWayne Jackson has 6 straight double-digit point games.
  • Ian Chiles has 5 straight double-digit point games.

Savannah State Game Notes

  • The Tigers won this one, but have lost 3 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Savannah State has lost 18 close games.
  • Preston Blackman recorded a team season high in points with 41, field goals made with 14, three-pointers with 8, field goals attempted with 26, and three pointers attempted with 15.
  • Preston Blackman accounted for 52.5% of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Arnold Louis and Rashad Hassan) accounted for 52.5% of the rebounds.
  • The bench recorded more rebounds (21) than the starters (15).
  • Preston Blackman has led the team in scoring 6 times in 17 games this season.
  • Arnold Louis has led the team in rebounding 8 times in 17 games this season.
  • This marks the 6th 20-point game of Preston Blackman's career.
  • Preston Blackman has 4 straight double-digit point games.
  • Preston Blackman set career highs with 41 points, 14 field goals made, and 8 three-pointers.
  • Rashad Hassan has 4 straight double-digit point games.
  • Arnold Louis recorded the 22nd double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • This was the 6th foul out of the season for Jyles Smith.
  • Jyles Smith set a career high with 6 offensive rebounds.
SSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+P. Blackman464124205
ARashad Hassan391991228
BJyles Smith251070302
B-Arnold Louis305120102
D+Cedric Smith33231203
DKhiry White39102001
-Marcus Hutchins9021002
-Stephen Wilson7001000
FRobert Burger14000002
-C. Spears4010000
-Patrick Hendley4000200
MORGAN PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJustin Black451847004
AIan Chiles321431320
B+DeWayne Jackson431843206
BAnthony Hubbard39761201
CDonte Pretlow15401100
CS. Duncan33430043
D+Blake Bozeman35510003
-Cedric Blossom7020002

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