In a battle between the Bulldogs at the 2021 Cobb Dill & Hammett Classic on Monday, South Carolina State battles The Citadel for the second time this season. The Citadel (6-3) outlasted South Carolina State (5-8) 91-79 in overtime on Nov. 28. Tipoff from McAlister Field House in Charleston, S.C., is set for 5 p.m. ET. The Citadel is favored by 11.5 points at Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under for total points is set at 156 (see up-to-date odds for every game this week on our college basketball odds page).
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The model knows The Citadel has seven players averaging 7.7 points or more, including fifth-year senior forward Hayden Brown. Brown is averaging a team-high 19.6 points and 7.8 rebounds, as well as 3.3 assists and 1.1 steals per game. He has scored in double figures in all nine games, including a 32-point performance in an 80-67 win over North Carolina Central on Dec. 6. He followed that up with a 25-point effort in the win over St. Andrew's Presbyterian. He has two double-doubles on the year, including a monster performance against Presbyterian on Nov. 15 in a 74-70 double-overtime loss. In that game, he poured in 26 points, while grabbing 17 rebounds.
The model also knows South Carolina State boasts a balanced offense with 10 players scoring six points or more per game, including two in double figures. Sophomore guard Cameron Jones, a transfer from Jacksonville State, is the team's top scorer at 11.3 points per game. He is also averaging 4.1 rebounds and 2.6 assists in 29.8 minutes. He is coming off a 13-point effort against Tennessee State and has scored in double figures in three out of the past four games and eight times on the season. He has reached 20 points or more twice.
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