NCAA Basketball

Savannah State Tigers (15-17)


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@ Hamp 
L 102-114
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@ B-C 
L 92-121
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vs. NCCent 
W 85-75
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@ SCSt 
W 94-81
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vs. NCCent 
L 56-58
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Rivas, Davis spark NC Central to 58-56 upset in MEAC tourney

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Pablo Rivas and Raasean Davis combined to score 35 points and grab 32 rebounds and sixth-seeded North Carolina Central edged No. 3 seed Savannah State 58-56 in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference quarterfinal Thursday night.

N.C. Central (17-15) advances to Friday's semifinal round to take on No. 7 seed Morgan State, which ousted second-seeded Bethune Cookman 78-77 on Wednesday.

Dexter McClanahan hit a long 3-pointer that pulled Savannah State within 58-56 with 58 seconds remaining, but neither team scored after that.

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Leaders
Points: D. McClanahan15.6
Rebounds: A. Fenner4.6
Assists: Z. Sellers3.8
FG%: D. McClanahan40.8%
FT%: A. Fenner76.3%
3P%: A. Dasent34.7%
Steals: A. Fenner1.5
Blocks: J. Cabeza0.9
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Virginia31-3
2 Villanova36-4
3 Xavier29-6
4 Kansas31-8
5 Michigan State30-5
6 Cincinnati31-5
7 Michigan33-8
8 Gonzaga32-5
9 Duke29-8
10 North Carolina26-11
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Villanova36-4
2 Michigan33-8
3 Kansas31-8
4 Duke29-8
5 Virginia31-3
6 Texas Tech27-10
7 Loyola Chicago32-6
8 Xavier29-6
9 Purdue30-7
10 Gonzaga32-5
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Mid-Eastern Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Bethune-Cookman 12-4 18-14
Hampton 12-4 19-16
Savannah State 12-4 15-17
North Carolina A&T 11-5 20-15
Norfolk State 11-5 14-19
North Carolina Central 9-7 19-16
Morgan State 7-9 13-19
Howard 7-9 10-23
Florida A&M 7-9 9-25
South Carolina State 6-10 10-22
Coppin State 5-11 5-27
Maryland Eastern Shore 3-13 7-25
Delaware State 2-14 4-28
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 86.1 (2)
Rebounds: 13.2 (15)
Assists: 15.8 (43)
FG%: 40.0% (342)
FT%: 69.6% (250)
3P%: 30.0% (345)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 93.5 (351)
Rebounds: 25.0 (197)
Assists: 20.3 (351)
FG%: 49.3% (346)
FT%: 71.4% (197)
3P%: 35.6% (225)
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