Madlock, SC St. visit CSU

South Carolina State (6-8) vs. Charleston Southern (3-8)

McAlister Field House, Charleston, South Carolina; Tuesday, 5 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Two guards will be on display as Antonio TJ Madlock and South Carolina State will take on Tahlik Chavez and Charleston Southern. The freshman Madlock is averaging 12.6 points over the last five games. Chavez, a junior, is averaging 8.4 points over the last five games.

TEAM LEADERS: The Bulldogs have been led by Madlock and Cameron Jones. Madlock has averaged 10.6 points and 5.1 rebounds while Jones has put up 11.3 points and 4.1 rebounds per game. The Buccaneers have been led by Chavez and Sean Price. Chavez has accounted for 10.5 points while Price has averaged 7.3 points and 5.1 rebounds per outing.ACCURATE ANTONIO TJ: Madlock has connected on 24.3 percent of the 37 3-pointers he’s attempted and has made 3 of 9 over the last five games. He’s also converted 68.1 percent of his free throws this season.

UNDEFEATED WHEN: South Carolina State is a perfect 5-0 when it holds an opponent to 66 points or fewer. The Bulldogs are 1-8 when opponents score more than 66.

ASSIST DISTRIBUTION: The Buccaneers have recently used assists to create buckets more often than the Bulldogs. Charleston Southern has 46 assists on 77 field goals (59.7 percent) across its past three outings while South Carolina State has assists on 52 of 104 field goals (50 percent) during its past three games.

DID YOU KNOW: Both South Carolina State and Charleston Southern are ranked at the top of college basketball for pace of play. The Bulldogs are ranked eighth in Division I with 76 possessions per game this season while the Buccaneers are ranked second with 77 possessions per game.

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