SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Preston Blackman scored 20 points on 9-of-12 shooting to lead Savannah State to an 84-40 victory over Allen University on Tuesday night.
Rashad Hassan added 19 points for the Tigers (6-9), who shot 59.2 percent for the game (29 of 49), including 64.3 percent in the second half (9 of 14).
Eric Russell hit a 3-pointer that brought Allen within 21-20 with 11:56 left in the first half. The Tigers went on a 12-0 run as part of a 27-8 spurt to close the half for a 48-28 halftime lead.
Christopher Spears' layup with 2:39 to play gave Savannah State an 84-40 lead.
The Big East has joined the ACC, Atlantic 10 and Colonial Athletic Association in forming a men's basketball officiating alliance.
Nebraska guard Andrew White, who averaged 16.6 points and 5.9 rebounds per game last season, will transfer from the program and is eligible immediately. What else is on Dickie V's mind this week?
The Cavaliers bring in a top-10 class of four incoming freshmen, so the Class of 2017 will be a small one. Coach Tony Bennett is aiming high.
|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|