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State college basketball roundup (Feb. 11): Late dunk beats Coppin State men, 85-84

State college basketball roundup (Feb. 11): Late dunk beats Coppin State men, 85-84

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.

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...

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