Mason's 20 points lead Duquesne past SC State 83-68

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PITTSBURGH (AP) Micah Mason scored 20 points and added four assists to help lead Duquesne to an 83-68 win over South Carolina State on Wednesday night.

Mason hit 7 of 12 from the field, including 4 of 8 from 3-point range. Derrick Colter finished with 18 points and seven assists and Jeremiah Jones added 16 points for the Dukes (9-2), who have won six of their last seven games.

South Carolina State scored 10 of the game's first 14 points and led 39-38 at halftime. With the score tied at 49 with 15:41 left Duquesne went on a 16-6 run, capped by a Jones 3-pointer, to take a 65-55 lead.

Colter hit a 3 with 2:09 left to push the lead to 81-63, the highest mark of the night.

Ed Stephens scored 18 points to lead the Bulldogs (5-6).