Applewhite’s dunk lifts South Carolina St past Coppin St
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Damni Applewhite scored 21 points and threw down a dunk with two seconds left and South Carolina State beat Coppin State 85-84 on Monday night.
Dejuan Clayton made 1 of 2 foul shots and Coppin State led 84-81 with 27 seconds to left. Taqwain Drummond immediately fouled Applewhite who went to the foul line and made a pair. Lavar Harewood came up with a steal on the Eagles' next possession to set up Applewhite's game winner.
Applewhite’s tip-in basket sends SC State past Coppin State
BALTIMORE (AP) — Damni Applewhite made a tip-in basket of Janai Raynor-Powell's missed layup with a second left to give South Carolina State a 70-68 win over Coppin State on Monday night.
Cedric Council's jumper put Coppin State on top 61-58 with 4:46 left for its last lead. Lavar Harewood tied it with a 3-pointer and Ian Kinard followed with a 3 with 3:57 to go. Taqwain Drummond's jump shot with 2:01 left tied it at 68 for the Eagles, who missed their last three shot attempts.
Coppin State with first win beats Savannah State 73-67
BALTIMORE (AP) — Dejuan Clayton scored 23 points with seven rebounds to lead Coppin State to its first win of the season, a 73-67 victory over Savannah State in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference opener on Saturday afternoon.
Clayton was 6 of 11 from the field for the Eagles (1-15, 1-0). Lamar Morgan added 15 points and six rebounds and Justin Steers had nine points and six rebounds.
UL Monroe takes control early to beat Coppin State 80-63
MONROE, La. (AP) — Travis Munnings scored a career-high 32 points with eight 3-pointers and Louisiana-Monroe beat winless Coppin State 80-63 on Friday night.
Daishon Smith scored 19 with six rebounds, five assists and three steals for the Warhawks (7-4) and Michael Ertel added 13 points in their fourth straight win. Louisiana-Monroe is averaging 80 points per game in their last four. The Warhawks made 13 of 25 from 3-point range and half their 52 field-goal attempts.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Reginald Gardner Jr. scored 20 points and his four 3-pointers sparked key second-half runs that powered sixth-seeded North Carolina Central past No. 11 seed Coppin State 60-48 in Tuesday night's opening round of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Tournament.
Jordan Perkins added 12 points with five assists and Raasean Davis grabbed nine rebounds for NC Central (16-15), which advances to face No. 3 seed Savannah State in Thursday's first semifinal.
Coppin State ends 20-game slide, beats Florida A&M in 2OT
BALTIMORE (AP) — Chad Andrews-Fulton scored the go-ahead layup with 12 seconds left in double overtime and Coppin State beat Florida A&M 79-78 on Monday night, ending the Eagles' 20-game losing streak dating to last season.
Andrews-Fulton had nine of his 19 points after the end of regulation for the Eagles (1-17, 1-2 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). Karonn Davis and Lamar Morgan added 14 points each, Cedric Council scored 11 and Tre' Thomas 10.