ORANGEBURG, S.C. -- RJ Cole scored 26 points, distributed six assists and grabbed four rebounds and Howard snapped its two-game skid beating South Carolina State 71-67 in overtime on Saturday.
Howard (8-11, 2/3 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) got 19 points and six rebounds from Chad Lott and the Bison finished 12 of 15 from the free throw line. South Carolina State (4-16, 2-2) saw its two-game win streak come to an end.
Damani Applewhite scored 26 points from the Bulldogs making all six of his shot attempts from the field while going 14 of 22 from the foul line and grabbing a career-high 17 rebounds. Jahmari Etienne added 15 points and Janai Raynor-Powell scored 10.
Applewhite's tip-in with 29 seconds left in regulation tied it a 57-all to force overtime.
Bryce, Beverly lead NC State over Harvard 78-77 in NIT
Braxton Beverly scored all his 10 points in the second half and forced a Harvard turnover in the closing seconds to help N.C. State beat the Crimson 78-77 on Sunday night in the second round of the NIT.
Virginia finally gets easy NCAA win 63-51 over Oklahoma
Virginia finally breezed through an NCAA Tournament game and beat Oklahoma 63-51 on Sunday night to advance to the Sweet 16.
Diakite elevates to drop hammer
Kyle Guy and Mamadi Diakite run the pick and roll, and Diakite finishes the play with the one-handed flush.
|North Carolina A&T||13-3||1||19-13|
|North Carolina Central||10-6||4||18-16|
|South Carolina State||5-11||9||8-26|