Delaware State vs. SC State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Delaware State vs. SC State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Delaware State 60
(13-17, 5-13 away)
SC State 62
(6-23, 5-8 home)
Venue: SHM Memorial Center
7:40PM ET / 4:40PM PT, March 07, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Delaware State 36 24 60
SC State 26 36 62
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Delaware State C Walker 18 K Gray 9 A Thomas 5
SC State D Palmer 21 D Palmer 6 K Toombs 6

Delaware State lost a nail-biter to South Carolina State 62-60 in conference play on Thursday, Mar. 7. Marques Oliver put up 13 points and seven rebounds for the Hornets. Casey Walker had a team-high 18 points and added six rebounds. For the Bulldogs, Khalif Toombs finished with 19 points and six assists (4 Stl 3 Reb).

Delaware State Game Notes

  • The Hornets have been unlucky six times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Delaware State is 23-39 in close games.
  • Delaware State has lost 82 percent of the time this season (3-14) after recording 31 or fewer rebounds.
  • When the opposition records 27 or more field goals made this season, Delaware State has lost 100 percent of the time (0-9).
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 45.8 percent or better this season, Delaware State has lost 100 percent of the time (0-13).
  • When the opposition records 18 or more assists this season, Delaware State has lost 100 percent of the time (0-7).
  • Delaware State has recorded fewer assists than their opponents for the past six games.
  • This is the second loss of the season where the Hornets opponent came back to win after being down at halftime.
  • The top two scorers (Casey Walker and Tahj Tate) accounted for 58.3 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Kendall Gray and Marques Oliver) accounted for 51.6 percent of the rebounds.
  • Casey Walker has led the team in scoring in five out of 30 games this season.
  • Kendall Gray has led the team in rebounding in six out of 30 games this season.

South Carolina State Game Notes

  • The Bulldogs won this one, but have lost four times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, South Carolina State is 26-26 in close games.
  • Khalif Toombs recorded a team season high in steals with four.
  • Darryl Palmer accounted for 33.8 percent of the team's points.
  • Darryl Palmer has led the team in scoring six times and in rebounding eight times in 29 games this season.
  • This marks the third 20-point game of Darryl Palmer's career.
  • Khalif Toombs set career highs with eight field goals made and four steals.
DelSt PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AMarques Oliver361371421
ACasey Walker371862112
ATahj Tate381743102
B+Kendall Gray38890032
C+Albert Thomas37415002
-Jordan Lawson5010010
-Brandon Oliver5000101
-Amere May3010000
SCSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Khalif Toombs321936403
A+Darryl Palmer362162021
B+M. Hezekiah321042111
BA. Adams27535000
C+Luka Radovic12041010
C+S. Mitchell20342013
CPatrick Myers10220000
CDevin Joint27240000
-Phillip Henry4000001

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