North Carolina A&T vs Savannah State

Savannah St. 56, NC A&,T 49

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SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Arnold Louis scored 18 points and 12 rebounds in Savannah State's 56-49 victory over North Carolina A&T on Monday night.

Louis, who went 4-of-5 shooting, scored seven points during a key first-half run for Savannah State, which won its 11th game in 13 tries after losing six straight.

Adrian Powell hit a jumper to give North Carolina A&T (13-14, 6-6 Mid-Eastern Athletic Association) an early 12-6 lead. But a 16-1 run by Savannah State put the Tigers up for good, 22-13.

The Aggies cut the deficit to three twice in the second half but could not overtake Savannah State (16-10, 10-2), despite holding the Tigers scoreless over the final 7:40.

Savannah State shot 45 percent (10 of 22) in the first half but regressed to 28 percent (4 of 14) in the second half.

North Carolina A&T forced 27 turnovers but did not place a player in double figures.

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North Carolina A&T Aggies
A. Powell, F343-91-22318
A. Witter, F293-40-05248
B. Beckford, F192-62-65046
J. Louisme, G312-82-28046
L. Middleton, G312-105-55029
J. Underwood220-32-20152
D. Upchurch121-33-43045
L. Smith100-21-21031
R. Buck90-14-41034
W. Siverand30-10-01000
Totals 13-4720-273463049
 27.7%74.1% 
Savannah State Tigers
A. Louis, F334-59-12122318
C. Spears, F41-20-00002
K. White, G270-05-82125
P. Blackman, G262-80-00106
C. Smith, G130-10-43100
J. Smith260-22-28122
D. Williams172-92-20117
R. Hassan163-42-42038
R. Burger121-11-20143
M. Hutchins110-22-22022
S. Wilson111-20-00033
A. Davis20-00-00010
P. Hendley20-00-00000
Totals 14-3623-363382156
 38.9%63.9% 
MEAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N.C. Central13-325-9202
Norfolk St.12-417-17242
Morgan St.11-514-16326
Hampton11-514-17284
Savannah St.10-613-16279
Md.-E. Shore9-714-20278
S.C. State7-911-20302
Delaware St.7-910-22332
Coppin St.7-98-24336
Beth.-Cook.6-1010-22346
Howard5-1110-24338
Florida A&M5-117-23349
N.C. A&T1-153-29350
 
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