ORANGEBURG, S.C. -- Devin Joint's tip-in with four seconds left, his only basket, gave South Carolina State a 62-60 upset of Delaware State Thursday night.
The Bulldogs (6-23, 2-14 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), who'd lost five straight and 20 of 21, got just their second MEAC win. Their other conference victory was a 72-70 victory over North Carolina A&T on Feb. 16.The game was tied at 60-60 after Delaware State (13-17, 8-8) got a 3-pointer from Tahj Tate (17 points) with 22 seconds left. Adama Adams missed a layup with 0:06 remaining, but Joint tipped in the game-winner.Darryl Palmer led the Bulldogs, who trailed 36-26 at halftime, with 21 points. Khalif Toombs added 19 points on 8-of-12 shooting, and Matthew Hezekiah scored 10.Casey Walker led Delaware State with 18 points and Marques Oliver added 13.The Bulldogs shot 27 for 59 from the field, Delaware State 22 of 49.