CHICAGO -- Dejuan Clayton had 21 points as Coppin State narrowly beat Loyola of Chicago 76-72 on Tuesday night.
Clayton shot 12 for 14 from the line, 11 of 12 in the second half when the Eagles made 18 of 22, including their last 11 points in the last three minutes. They went 9 of 10 in the final 32 seconds.
Clayton's layup with 5:07 remaining put Coppin State up for good, 63-61. The Hawks trailed 40-31 with 19:51 to play.
Lucas Williamson, whose 16 points per game coming into the contest led the Ramblers, shot only 17 percent for the game (2 of 12).
Coppin State plays Northern Illinois on the road on Friday. Loyola of Chicago takes on Saint Joseph's at home on Saturday.
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