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Utah Valley vs North Carolina Central

NC Central 70, Utah Valley St. 52

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DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Ray Willis scored 15 points as North Carolina Central rebounded from one of the worst offensive performances in program history to beat Utah Valley 70-52 Tuesday in a nonconference affair.

The Eagles (4-4) scored more points in the first half Tuesday (40) than they did the entire game in a 38-36 loss to Wagner last Saturday. The team shot just 22.6 percent (12 of 53) in that loss, but managed 56.8 percent (25 of 44) Tuesday.

Willis led the charge on 6-of-11 shooting, while Stanton Kidd (14 points) and Jay Copeland Jr. (11 points) also scored in double figures. Emanuel Chapman finished with nine assists, one short of a season high.

The Eagles opened on a 13-3 run that included consecutive 3-point makes by Jeremy Ingram, Chapman and then Chapman again. Utah Valley (3-5) limped into halftime down 40-18.

Ben Aird led the Wolverines with 12 points and nine rebounds.

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Utah Valley Wolverines
A. Hubbard, F304-101-223110
N. Thompson, F261-43-47205
B. Aird, C306-100-191412
H. Hunsaker, G282-42-21247
J. Johnson, G262-80-41115
T. Brown, G190-30-00020
A. Hosley, G171-50-00113
K. Enos, G121-20-00022
Z. Jones, F93-50-01016
W. Sinclair, C30-12-21112
Total 20-528-1532111752
 38.5%53.3% 
North Carolina Central Eagles
J. Copeland, Jr., F234-43-430211
S. Kidd, F235-72-430314
R. Willis, G366-113-394115
E. Chapman, G283-40-03918
J. Ingram, G193-60-01147
K. Jawara, F211-10-00023
D. Ferguson, G160-34-60134
A. Galaya, G130-30-05110
A. Houston, G123-31-10007
D. Williams, F80-11-22021
R. King, G10-10-00000
Total 25-4414-2026161970
 56.8%70.0% 
Western Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
New Mex. St.5-113-10153
UMKC4-29-14290
Grand Canyon3-312-11286
Seattle3-310-10288
Utah Valley3-38-12277
Cal-Baker.3-38-14318
UT-Pan Am2-48-14312
Chicago St.1-55-18332

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N.C. Central8-016-692
Norfolk St.8-115-9175
Md.-E. Shore6-213-10193
Howard5-211-10278
S.C. State6-38-15292
Delaware St.4-310-11199
Hampton4-58-13313
Beth.-Cook.3-57-15344
N.C. A&T3-66-17335
Morgan St.2-54-17328
Coppin St.2-63-18319
Savannah St.1-65-16321
Florida A&M0-80-21351
 
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