Historic Year: Benedict Tigers football finish season with 7 wins
COLUMBIA, SC -- Two years after going (0-10), the Benedict Tigers' football team finished off their 2017 season today in style defeating Kentucky State 20-16, to end the year at (7-2).
This marks just the second seven-plus-win season for the Tigers since the program was brought back in 1995, after football was dropped by the college from 1967-94.
According to Benedict's athletic archives, the (7-2) record also ties the program's best win percentage set in 1950 with at least eight games played. The Tigers went (6-1) in 1949 and (4-0) in 1923.
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