Utah Valley vs North Carolina A&T

Utah Valley St. 64, NC A&,T 55

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GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - Ben Aird scored 18 points and Nick Thompson posted his first career double-double as Utah Valley used a big second-half run to pull away from North Carolina A&T 64-55 Monday night.

Thompson had 13 points and 14 boards for the Wolverines (1-1), who led by as many as nine in the first half.

The Aggies (1-1) took their only lead at 36-34 on a Jean Louisme jumper with 15:45 left, then Utah Valley used a 9-0 spurt to pull ahead for good.

Aird, a first-team preseason All-Great West Conference selection, scored 10 of his points, all on layups, in the second half.

North Carolina A&T, which scored only one point in a stretch lasting nearly six minutes, could get no closer than five the rest of the way.

Holton Hunsaker added 11 points for the Wolverines.

Lamont Middleton led the Aggies with 23 points, hitting 11 of 12 free throws.

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Utah Valley Wolverines
N. Thompson, F325-62-3145113
B. Aird, C317-114-491418
J. Johnson, G302-102-33137
H. Hunsaker, G223-64-403211
T. Brown, G90-20-01000
A. Hubbard313-80-02337
A. Hosley181-41-21234
K. Enos101-30-01002
Z. Jones90-10-02010
W. Sinclair80-02-23012
Totals 22-5115-1837151864
 43.1%83.3% 
North Carolina A&T Aggies
A. Powell, F293-70-03027
A. Witter, F170-60-03030
D. Upchurch, C314-70-14048
L. Middleton, G365-1211-1253123
J. Underwood, G221-30-02232
J. Louisme261-54-43126
R. Buck161-23-41116
L. Smith140-20-02010
B. Beckford91-11-21023
Totals 16-4519-232871955
 35.6%82.6% 
Western Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
New Mex. St.5-018-259
Grand Canyon3-113-7177
Cal-Baker.3-112-7146
UT-Rio Grande Valley2-310-12291
UMKC2-39-12188
Seattle1-39-10299
Utah Valley1-38-10206
Chicago St.1-46-16250

MEAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Morgan St.4-17-11330
Coppin St.4-15-15332
N.C. Central3-112-6202
Savannah St.4-27-12323
Hampton3-26-12321
Norfolk St.3-26-13311
S.C. State2-25-12259
Howard2-25-14333
Delaware St.2-35-15318
Florida A&M2-34-14348
Beth.-Cook.2-45-14347
Md.-E. Shore1-34-15289
N.C. A&T0-61-18350
 
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