KSU drops two games

Special to The State Journal Published:

The Kentucky State basketball teams dropped a pair of games Wednesday night to Tuskegee at the Exum Gym.

In the men's game, KSU led 30-22 at halftime but Tuskegee rallied for an 83-78 win. The Thorobrettes meanwhile, lost 74-65.

Despite placing four players in double figures in the men's game, The Thorobreds fall to 9-13, 3-7 in the SIAC.

Marlon Walls, Jason McGowan and Nabil Boudissa chipped in 14 points apiece while Devonne Martinez added 10 points.

Tuskegee' Charlie Caston led all scorers with 19 points. Derrick Lowe scored 16 and Umar Hamidullah added nine points and 11 rebounds for Tuskegee, now 7-15, 5-7.

Kentucky State was outrebounded 49-42. The Thorobreds were 27 of 66 from the field for 41 percent but were just 57 percent from the foul line on 16 of 28 shooting.

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