Applewhite lifts SC State past Md.-Eastern Shore 63-54
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NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Damni Applewhite had 10 points and 12 rebounds to carry South Carolina State to a 63-54 win over Maryland Eastern Shore in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Tourney first round on Tuesday night.
Janai Raynor-Powell had 15 points for South Carolina State (8-25). Jahmari Etienne added 10 points.
Bryan Urrutia had 14 points and six rebounds for the Hawks (7-25). Isaac Taylor added 12 points.
Ryan Andino, the Hawks' leading scorer heading into the contest at 10 points per game, shot only 19 percent in the game (3 of 16).
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Updated March 12, 2019