ORANGEBURG, S.C. -- Jason Flagler scored 17 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to help South Carolina State defeat Norfolk State 97-82 on Monday night.
Leading 32-22, South Carolina State went on a 15-4 run to end the half. Brandon Smalls capped the run on a 3-pointer with one second left in the first half for a 47-26 Bulldogs' advantage.
South Carolina State shot 54.8 percent from the field in the first half (17 of 31), including going 5 of 10 from 3-point range.
The Bulldogs extended their lead to as many as 25 points, 64-39, on a tip-in by Flagler with 12:36 to play.