North Carolina A&T vs Howard

NC A&,T 70, Howard 65


WASHINGTON (AP) - Nic Simpson scored 13 points to lead four players in double figures and North Carolina A&T defeated Howard 70-65 on Saturday.

The Aggies, who led the entire first half, held a 38-28 advantage before Howard went on a 15-1 run to lead 43-39 with 12:54 to play in the game. North Carolina A&T retook the lead for good at 46-45 on a 3-pointer by Adrian Powell with 10:45 remaining and built a 10-point lead with less than a minute to go.

Lawrence Smith, Marc Hill and Powell each added 12 points, and Austin Witter grabbed 10 rebounds for the Aggies ( 7-12, 2-2 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), who have won three of four since ending an eight-game losing streak.

Calvin Thompson scored 17 points and Glen Andrews added 16 for Howard (5-15, 1-5), which has lost six games in a row and 10 of its past 11.

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North Carolina A&T Aggies
A. Powell, F274-82-360412
L. Smith, F274-64-540512
W. Siverand, F91-20-00002
M. Hill, G334-123-425012
A. Witter, G330-64-410534
N. Simpson263-86-631213
J. Williams212-30-03015
R. Buck111-41-24043
J. Underwood73-50-20037
A. Estes50-10-01010
J. Louisme10-00-00000
Totals 22-5520-2640112370
Howard Bison
O. Ellison, C221-11-19033
A. Leary, C211-15-62027
C. Thompson, G376-163-665317
G. Andrews, G313-138-820316
P. Okoroh, G293-82-71219
M. Phillips203-70-03136
T. Lee182-40-03214
B. Bailey80-00-02010
B. Ford50-00-00020
T. Boyomo40-00-02000
C. Cuffee30-10-20110
D. Collins20-00-00010
A. Dickerson01-10-00023
Totals 20-5219-3031112365
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