SC State vs. Bethune-Cookman: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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SC State vs. Bethune-Cookman: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
SC State 75
(5-20, 1-12 away)
Bethune-Cookman 85
(11-16, 8-4 home)
Venue: Moore Gym
4:30PM ET / 1:30PM PT, February 23, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
SC State 28 47 75
Bethune-Cookman 42 43 85
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
SC State K Toombs 24 M Hezekiah 11 K Toombs 6
Bethune-Cookman A Coleman 26 A Coleman 11 R Johnson 5

South Carolina State faced off with Bethune-Cookman on Saturday, Feb. 23 and got beat at home by the Wildcats 85-75 in conference play. The Bulldogs stay winless against Bethune-Cookman this season at 0-2. Matthew Hezekiah picked up a double-double in a losing effort including 18 points and 11 rebounds. Khalif Toombs also had a great outing, scoring a team-high 24 points and adding six assists. Adrien Coleman registered a double-double for the Wildcats on a game-high 26 points and 11 rebounds. The next game will be on Monday, Feb. 25 when South Carolina State (5-20, 1-10 MEAC) heads to Florida A&M (7-18, 4-8 MEAC).

South Carolina State Game Notes

  • The last time SCSU started the season 5-20 was 2011.
  • South Carolina State has lost 92 percent of the time this season (1-11) after recording five or fewer steals.
  • When the opposition records 85 or more total points this season, South Carolina State has lost 100 percent of the time (0-4).
  • When the opposition shoots a three-point percentage of 40.0 percent or better this season, South Carolina State has lost 100 percent of the time (0-8).
  • When the opposition records 19 or more assists this season, South Carolina State has lost 100 percent of the time (0-7).
  • The Bulldogs set season highs for field goal percentage (52.9) and turnovers (20).
  • The last time SCSU had a field goal percentage of 52.9 percent or higher was Jan 14, 2012 against Bethune-Cookman.
  • South Carolina State has recorded fewer assists than their opponents for the past five games.
  • Matthew Hezekiah recorded a team season high in defensive rebounds with 10.
  • Khalif Toombs accounted for 32.0 percent of the team's points.
  • Matthew Hezekiah accounted for 32.3 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Khalif Toombs has led the team in scoring in six out of 25 games this season.
  • Matthew Hezekiah has led the team in rebounding in 14 out of 25 games this season.
  • Matthew Hezekiah recorded the sixth double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Matthew Hezekiah recorded a double-double. It was the sixth of his career.
  • This marks the fifth 20-point game of Khalif Toombs's career.
  • Khalif Toombs has four straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the second foul out of the season for Khalif Toombs.

Bethune-Cookman Game Notes

  • Adrien Coleman accounted for 30.5 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Adrien Coleman and Jarvoris Bryant) accounted for 45.9 percent of the rebounds.
  • Adrien Coleman has led the team in scoring 19 times and in rebounding 13 times in 27 games this season.
  • This marks the 13th 20-point game of Adrien Coleman's career.
  • Adrien Coleman has 10 straight double-digit point games.
  • Adrien Coleman recorded a double-double. It was his sixth this season and seventh of his career.
  • Paul Scotland set a career high with four steals.
SCSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AM. Hezekiah3518111102
AKhalif Toombs302436105
B+Darryl Palmer281352111
C+Devin Joint15431022
C+S. Mitchell10340001
CA. Adams32922003
CPhillip Henry23042210
C-Luka Radovic10400000
-Patrick Myers9010013
-Terrance Linton8000001
B-CU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Adrien Coleman3826115122
AKevin Dukes381933302
B+Paul Scotland271024402
BRicky Johnson17335101
BMalik Jackson13930001
BJarvoris Bryant23962012
B-Alex Smith23740011
D+Marc Mack13200000
-Brandon Stewart6010000

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