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S. Carolina St. 73, Howard 59

ORANGEBURG, S.C. -- Josh Jackson scored 16 points to lead South Carolina State to a 73-59 win over Howard on Monday night.

Jackson shot 6-for-10 from the field, and added eight rebounds for the Bulldogs (12-12, 7-5 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). Jason Flagler added 13 points and seven rebounds.

Howard (7-18, 5-6) was paced by Eugene Myatt with 15 points. Paul Kirkpatrick and Randy Hampton chipped in with 12 points apiece.

The Bulldogs shot 47.3 percent from the field (26-for-55), and outrebounded Howard 36-31.

The Bison shot 58.3 percent from behind the 3-point arc (7-for-12), but committed 13 turnovers as a team.

South Carolina State shot 78.3 percent from the free-throw line (18-for-23) and finished with nine team steals.