ORANGEBURG, S.C. -- Rayshawn Neal scored a career-high 21 points, Damani Applewhite added 12 and South Carolina State beat UNC Asheville 90-85 in overtime on Wednesday night despite a 40-point performance from UNC Asheville’s Lavar Batts Jr.
Neal shot 11 for 12 from the line.
Zach Sellers scored 11 points and Tariq Simmons and Tashombe Riley added 10 apiece for South Carolina State (4-5), which outscored UNC Asheville 12-7 in overtime to earn its fourth straight home victory.
South Carolina State plays South Carolina Upstate at home next Wednesday. UNC-Asheville plays UT Martin at home on Saturday.
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