WASHINGTON -- Damani Applewhite's jumper with midway through overtime sparked a closing run that carried South Carolina State to a 101-95 win over Howard on Monday night.
Applewhite put the Bulldogs in front for good, 90-89. Tashombe Riley knocked down a jumper and, after Wayne Bristol Jr. pulled the Bison within a point, Zacchaeus Sellers hit a 3 and Tariq Simmons and Jahmari Etienne each hit a pair from the line to make it 99-91 with :25 left to put the game out of reach.
Bristol tied the game at 84-84 with :21 second left when he hit the first of two free throws.
Riley hit 11 of 17 from the field coming off the bench and led South Carolina State (7-8, 2-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) with 24 points. Applewhite scored 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Sellers and Etienne each added 14 points and Sellers dished eight assists.
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