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Wednesday's local interest college basketball: Lafayette grad sparks Coastal Carolina past Hampton in CBI

Hampton University's season ended Wednesday with an 83-67 first-round College Basketball Invitational loss at Coastal Carolina, and a Lafayette High graduate had a lot to do with the Chanticleers' success.

Coastal overcame a five-point second-half deficit in Conway, S.C. Former Ram Colton Ray-St. Cyr had 12 points, including a couple of second-half dunks, plus seven rebounds, four assists and two blocks for Coastal (17-17).

Ray-St. Cyr has started every game this season. He entered Wednesday's contest with averages of 9.4 points, 6.4 rebounds and 27 minutes per game, with 42 percent field-goal shooting and 76 percent field-goal shooting. 

Coastal's Jaylen Shaw had...