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Men's Basketball Gameday: South Carolina State

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ORANGEBURG, S.C. - Bethune-Cookman's two-game road swing has the Wildcats in Orangeburg,S.C. on Saturday facing South Carolina State at 6 p.m.

The Wildcats are currently in a four-way tie for sixth in the MEAC and half a game behind Morgan State for fifth. Norfolk State (4-0) and North Carolina Central (3-0) have taken the early lead for the regular season title.

THE SERIES: South Carolina State leads 56-20, but B-CU swept the regular season series and claimed an opening round victory in the MEAC tournament last year to extend its winning streak over the Bulldogs to six straight dating back to 2011.

ABOUT SCSU: The Bulldogs (4-12,0-3) have lost their last seven and 11 of their last 12. Junior center Matthew Hezekiah leads SCSU in scoring (13.3 ppg) and rebounding (8.3). For more, visit

DUKES COUNTDOWN: Senior Kevin Dukes needs 17 points to become B-CU's 26th 1,000 point scorer.

NEXT UP: Savannah State Monday at 7:30 p.m. on ESPNU.

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