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.

Dejaun Clayton made one of two foul shots and the Eagles 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 Bulldogs’ next possession to set up Applewhite’s game-winner.

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Janai Raynor-Powell had 16 points and eight assists for South Carolina State (6-20, 4-6 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). Harewood added 16 points. Jahmari Etienne had 11 points for the hosts.

Clayton scored a career-high 30 points and had six assists for the Eagles (5-21, 5-6). Kent Auslander added 14 points.

Savannah State 88, Morgan State 85: Tyrell Harper had 17 points and nine assists and Zach Sellers hit a 3-pointer to cap the scoring with 46 seconds left as the Tigers edged the Bears.

Harper shot 5-for-7 on 3-pointers.

Jaquan Dotson had 18 points for Savannah State (9-15, 6-4 MEAC), which won its fourth straight game.

Zaquavian Smith added 13 points and three blocks. Romani Hansen had 11 points and three blocks for the hosts.

The Tigers had a season-high 10 blocks.

Stanley Davis had 21 points and seven rebounds for Morgan State (8-16, 3-8), which has lost four in a row. Kyson Rawls added 19 points. Antonio Gillespie had 10 points.

Sherwyn Devonish-Prince Jr., the Bears’ second leading scorer entering the contest at 11 points per game, shot only 14 percent for the game (2-for-14).

North Carolina A&T 68, UMES 61: Andre Jackson came off the bench to score 14 points to lead the host Aggies past the Hawks.

Ibrahim Sylla had 14 points and nine rebounds for N.C. A&T (13-11, 8-2 MEAC), which earned its sixth straight home victory. Aaren Edmead added 13 points. Kameron Langley had nine assists for the hosts.

Ryan Andino had 11 points for the Hawks (4-23, 2-10).

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Women

LIU Brooklyn 71, Mount St. Mary’s 61: Freshman guard Michaela Harrison scored a career-high 31 points and added 10 rebounds for her first career double double, but the visiting Mountaineers (10-12, 4-7 Northeast Conference) fell to the Blackbirds (2-20, 1-10).

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With the Mount playing without top scorer Juliette Lawless, Harrison went 11-of-25 from the field and 4-for-12 on 3-pointers for her second 30-plus-point game of the season. She had 10 rebounds.

LIU Brooklyn freshman Brandy Thomas, who is the second-leading rookie scorer in the league behind Harrison, had a career-high 36 points and 19 rebounds, shooting 16-for-24 from the field and 2-for-2 on 3-pointers.

South Carolina State 60, Coppin State 55: Despite 21 points from Brooke Fields, the Eagles (2-21, 2-9 MEAC) lost to the host Bulldogs (12-12, 5-5).

Savannah State 53, Morgan State 35: The host Tigers (6-13, 4-6 MEAC) outscored the Bears (8-17, 6-5) by 32-16 in the second half.

North Carolina A&T 70, UMES 58: The host Aggies (13-10, 10-0 MEAC) used a 24-15 advantage in the fourth quarter to pull away from the Hawks (14-11, 10-2).

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