ORANGEBURG, S.C. -- Jason Johnson scored 13 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to help South Carolina State beat Bethune-Cookman 65-53 on Saturday.
Jessie Burton, Jimmy Williams and Westley Telfare also scored 13 points apiece for the Bulldogs (14-13, 9-6 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). The Bulldogs won their eighth game in their last 10 contests. Two of those wins were against the Wildcats.
The Bulldogs shot 50 percent from the field (24 of 48) in the win compared to just a 38.9 percent mark (21 of 54) for the Wildcats. The Bulldogs hit seven 3-pointers while the Wildcats sank just two.