DOVER, Del. -- Patrell Rogers hit the game-winning 3 as time expired on Saturday night and South Carolina State edged Delaware State 63-60 for the Bulldogs' first Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference win of the season.
Ozante Fields' dunk with 3:06 left gave the Bulldogs (5-12, 1-1) a 60-56 lead. Kavon Waller pulled the Hornets (2-15, 0-2) within two on a layup with 47 seconds to go and Marquis Collins tied it with a pair of foul shots with 14 seconds left.
Delaware State had the largest lead of the second half at 42-36 and South Carolina State erased it with five straight. Neither team led by more than four the rest of the way.
James Richardson had 12 points, Fields added 10 and Rogers had eight for the Bulldogs.
Simon Okolue had 16 points to lead the Hornets. Delaware State was 1 of 17 from 3-point range.
Jim Calhoun, who has a career record of 873-380 and led UConn to three national titles before retiring in 2012, has been hired as coach at Saint Joseph.
Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott believes a tentative ruling making show-cause orders illegal in California would threaten NCAA membership for state schools.
Guard James Bouknight, ranked 87th in the ESPN 100, is the first player from the Class of 2019 to commit to UConn and first-year coach Dan Hurley.
|North Carolina A&T||11-5||1||20-15|
|North Carolina Central||9-7||3||19-16|
|South Carolina St||6-10||6||10-22|