Applewhite’s 21 leads South Carolina St over Coppin St 85-84
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Damni Applewhite had 21 points as South Carolina State edged past Coppin State 85-84 on Monday night.
Janai Raynor-Powell had 16 points and eight assists for South Carolina State (6-20, 4-6 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). Lavar Harewood added 16 points. Jahmari Etienne had 11 points for the hosts.
Dejuan Clayton scored a career-high 30 points and had six assists for the Eagles (5-21, 5-6). Kent Auslander added 14 points.
The Bulldogs improve to 2-0 against the Eagles this season. South Carolina State defeated Coppin State 70-68 on Jan. 14. South Carolina State plays Bethune-Cookman at home on Saturday. Coppin State plays Maryland Eastern Shore on the road on Saturday.
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