Howard vs North Carolina Central

NC Central 71, Howard 36


DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Stanton Kidd posted 12 points and seven rebounds to lead North Carolina Central over Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference-foe Howard 71-36 Monday night for the Eagles' fifth straight win.

Drimir Ferguson added 11 and Jay Copeland and Emanual Chapman scored 10 apiece for NC Central (11-7, 4-0), which got scoring contributions from all but two players and saw 11 different players log minutes. Kidd is averaging 16.4 points and 7.2 rebounds during the Eagles' current win streak.

NC Central led 11-7 before using an 11-1 run to jump ahead 22-8 midway through the first half. Howard (4-16, 1-5) made it 24-12 with two free throws but NC Central used another run, this time 16-2, to pull away. The Eagles led 40-15 at halftime.

NC Central shot a season-high 52 percent (22 of 42) and had 11 steals.

Mike Phillips had 12 rebounds for Howard but no Bison player posted double-figure points.

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Howard Bison
M. Phillips, F343-140-012326
A. Leary, C231-40-13032
S. Frazier, G323-71-22148
B. Ford, G281-82-42104
A. Smith, G31-20-10002
P. Okoroh221-52-44154
A. Dickerson202-71-13016
T. Lee160-20-01020
T. Boyomo141-12-63024
E. Okoro II70-10-01000
F. Estriplet10-00-00010
Totals 13-518-193462036
North Carolina Central Eagles
S. Kidd, F374-84-472312
J. Copeland, Jr., F274-62-440310
R. Willis, G293-71-12117
J. Ingram, G261-45-63138
E. Chapman, G243-32-215010
A. Galaya193-60-04129
D. Ferguson163-54-454211
K. Jawara81-20-01022
A. Houston60-12-50012
D. Williams60-00-01020
J. Marrow20-00-00000
Totals 22-4220-2632141971
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N.C. Central7-913-19311
Md.-E. Shore7-910-22307
N.C. A&T7-910-22340
Coppin St.6-109-22326
Morgan St.6-109-22327
Delaware St.5-117-25345
Florida A&M4-128-21349
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