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ORANGBURG, S.C. (AP) — Donte Wright had a career-high 31 points as South Carolina State thrashed Division III Brevard 93-65 on Thursday night.

Wright, who had been averaging 12.9 points a game, nailed 7 of 13 from distance to finish 11 of 19 from the field. Damani Applewhite was 7 of 8 from the floor for 14 points and Ozante Fields hit 6 of 8 for 12 points as the Bulldogs (2-8) shot 61 percent (36 of 59) from the floor. They also drilled 11 of 23 from long range.

South Carolina State limited Brevard to 22-of-54 (41 percent) shooting.

Stevie Williams led Brevard with 16 points, Shelby Parris added 11 and Divese Carson chipped in 10.

The Bulldogs rolled to a 40-27 advantage at the break and won the second half 53-38 as Brevard never challenged.

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