North Carolina A&T vs Charlotte

UNC-Charlotte soars past NC A&T 88-72


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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Pierria Henry scored 23 points with seven rebounds and UNC-Charlotte beat North Carolina A&T in a nonconference game on Saturday night.

North Carolina A&T (3-11) battled to a 40 point tie with the 49ers on near-even stats in the first half.

The game remained back and forth until Terrence Williams laid down a 3-pointer putting Charlotte up 49-47 six minutes into the second period. Charlotte (9-4) followed that a bit later with a 10-0 run accentuated by a Shawn Lester dunk to put it out of reach for the Aggies at 65-51.

The 49ers shot 53 percent from the field, including 10 of 19 treys while Shawn Lester and Willie Clayton contributed 13 points each. Charlotte also won the rebound battle 37-28.

Richaud Pack led Aggie scorers with 18 points.

NC A&T opens Mid-Eastern Conference play with Bethune-Cookman next Saturday while UNC-Charlotte starts Conference USA action next Thursday at UTEP.

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Scoreboard
North Carolina A&T (3-11)403272
Charlotte (9-4) «404888

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Morgan St.11-514-16326
Hampton11-514-17284
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UAB9-917-16198
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
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FAU6-1210-20282
So. Miss6-129-22331
FIU3-157-24337
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