Maryland-Eastern Shore vs

NC Central 60, Md.-Eastern Shore 43

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - Dominique Sutton scored 13 points and North Carolina Central took control in the second half Tuesday for a 60-43 first-round victory over Maryland-Eastern Shore in the first round of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament.

Ebuka Anyaorah added 11 points for fifth-seeded North Carolina Central (17-14), which moved into the quarterfinals of its first MEAC tournament after completing its transition to Division I. Justin Leemow had 10 points, including a pair of 3-pointers at the end of a 12-0 run that produced a 43-28 lead with 14:24 remaining.

A layup by Anyaorah, followed by Nick Chasten's 3-pointer, started a 9-0 first-half run that gave the Eagles a 24-16 lead. They never trailed after that, although the 12th-seeded Hawks (7-23) cut the lead to three points, 29-26, at halftime.

Percy Woods scored six of his 17 points for Maryland-Eastern Shore in the final 4:08 of the first half.

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R. Spencer, F271-51-210033
T. Hines, F251-31-28243
M. Robertson, F180-20-11130
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G. Womack254-80-001110
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A. Anderson90-10-01010
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J. Leemow, G194-70-023210
E. Chapman231-50-02512
N. Chasten172-60-02035
T. Beaman101-10-00023
J. Ingram52-22-30007
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Howard10-616-16254
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