ORANGEBURG, S.C. -- Milik Gantz scored six of his 17 points in overtime that included two late free throws to push North Carolina State A&T past South Carolina State 80-77 on Saturday in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference opener.
The Aggies opened the extra period with a 12-6 surge, but Jahmari Etienne hit a 3-pointer and Janai Raynor-Powell made two free throws to pull South Carolina State to 76-75 with 33 seconds left. Gantz's two free throws made it 78-75 with 25 seconds to go.
Quavius Copeland scored 18 points to lead North Carolina A&T (5-9, 1-0).
Lavar Harewood led South Carolina State (2-15, 0-1) with 22 points. Applewhite finished with 16 points and 10 rebounds.
Arkansas reinstates Reggie Chaney after 3-game suspension
Arkansas sophomore forward Reggie Chaney, who had missed the first three games of the season as part of an indefinite suspension, has been reinstated and will be with the team for Tuesday's game against Texas Southern.
No. 2 Louisville looks past scoreboard vs. South Carolina Upstate
While No. 2 Louisville hasn't played the toughest schedule so far, it certainly has looked the part of a national championship contender, particularly when it comes to offensive efficiency.
Once again, No. 16 Memphis deals with life without Wiseman
which hasn't beaten a Division I team in a nonconference game in six seasons -- and cruised to a 102-56 win Saturday night.