ORANGEBURG, S.C. -- Matthew Hezekiah scored 18 of his 22 points in the second half as South Carolina State defeated Webber International 86-66 Thursday night.
Hezekiah, a junior forward, also grabbed 10 rebounds and blocked four shots. He made three layups during a 13-2 run late in the second half that gave South Carolina State (2-1) a 75-61 lead with 3:55 remaining.
Brian Pace scored 27 points to lead the Warriors (2-2), an NAIA team that counted the game as an exhibition.
Webber led 28-26 with 5:59 left in the first half before a 17-4 run by South Carolina State that began with 3-pointers by Adams, Toombs and Myers.
The Bulldogs, however, were just 5 of 15 behind the arc in the game.
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|South Carolina State||12-4||1||19-15|
|North Carolina Central||7-9||6||13-19|
|North Carolina A&T||7-9||6||10-22|