South Carolina State faces Samford, aims to break 4-game slide

Samford Bulldogs (6-5) at South Carolina State Bulldogs (1-11)

Orangeburg, South Carolina; Saturday, 3 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: South Carolina State heads into the matchup against Samford as losers of four straight games.

The South Carolina State Bulldogs are 0-1 in home games. South Carolina State is 1-9 against opponents with a winning record.

The Samford Bulldogs are 1-3 on the road. Samford is third in the SoCon scoring 36.0 points per game in the paint led by Logan Dye averaging 8.0.

TOP PERFORMERS: Lesown Hallums is scoring 12.3 points per game with 3.7 rebounds and 1.4 assists for the South Carolina State Bulldogs. Rakeim Gary is averaging 9.4 points over the last 10 games for South Carolina State.

Jermaine Marshall is averaging 11.2 points and 5.8 rebounds for the Samford Bulldogs. Jaden Campbell is averaging 1.8 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Samford.

LAST 10 GAMES: South Carolina State Bulldogs: 1-9, averaging 72.2 points, 31.4 rebounds, 12.0 assists, 8.1 steals and 3.1 blocks per game while shooting 40.7% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 88.9 points per game.

Samford Bulldogs: 5-5, averaging 80.2 points, 35.9 rebounds, 12.3 assists, 8.6 steals and 2.6 blocks per game while shooting 44.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 69.6 points.

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