North Carolina A&T holds off Bethune Cookman late, 98-95
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) Fred Cleveland hit a pair of free throws with six seconds left to allow North Carolina A&T to hold off Bethune Cookman, 98-95 on Saturday night.
Isaiah Bailey pulled the Wildcats within one point, 96-95, with a pair of free throws with :07 remaining, but Cleveland drew a foul and clinched the game at the other end.
Andre Jackson had 18 points for NC A&T. Ronald Jackson added 17 points, Kameron Langley scored 16 and Kwe Parker had 15.
Jackson shot 4 for 6 on 3-pointers and grabbed 12 rebounds, while Langley posted 12 assists, six rebounds and five steals.
Bailey had 24 points and seven rebounds for the Wildcats (9-11, 3-3 Mid-Eastern Conference). Joe French and Houston Smith each had 18 points. Cletrell Pope had 17 points and 15 rebounds.
NC A&T (9-12, 5-1) will seek its fifth consecutive home win on Monday when the team hosts Delaware State. Bethune-Cookman plays South Carolina State on the road on Monday.
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|Min. Per Game|
|Pts. Per Game|
|Ast. Per Game|
|Reb. Per Game|
|Field Goal %|
|Three Point %|
|Free Throw %|
|Field Goals||0-0 (0.0%)||0-0 (0.0%)|
|3-Pointers||0-0 (0.0%)||0-0 (0.0%)|
|Free Throws||0-0 (0.0%)||0-0 (0.0%)|