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Southern vs North Carolina Central

NC Central 59, Southern U. 55

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LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - Ray Willis had 20 points and nine rebounds as North Carolina Central held off Southern 59-55 Thursday at the Global Sports Hoops Showcase.

Willis made just 4 of 15 field-goal attempts but was 12 for 12 from the free-throw line for the Eagles (2-2). Stanton Kidd added 13 points and 13 rebounds.

Malcolm Miller led Southern (1-3) with 17 points. Javan Mitchell added 14 points and Derick Beltran had 10 points and nine rebounds.

NC Central missed all four of its 3-point attempts and shot just 32 percent overall, but converted 25 of 31 free throws.

The Eagles led 57-49 with 1:14 remaining before a jumper by Jameel Grace and two buckets by Beltran brought the Jaguars within 57-55 with 22 seconds left. Willis then hit two free throws for NC Central and came up with a steal to put the game out of reach.

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M. Bol, F200-11-22031
J. Mitchell, C273-68-1020414
D. Beltran, G334-112-292410
J. Grace, G222-50-13134
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A. Alston90-00-00020
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K. Jawara180-32-22032
D. Ferguson120-11-21131
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