Winston-Salem vs North Carolina A&T

Winston-Salem 79, N. Carolina A&,T 74


GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) -Brian Fisher scored 18 of his 25 points in the second half and Winston-Salem State rallied to defeat North Carolina A&T 79-74 on Monday night, sweeping the season series for the first time in 30 years.

The Rams (11-15), who won 59-57 on Jan. 25, overcame a 15-point first-half deficit to win the 89th meeting between the fierce rivals.

The Aggies (10-18) hit eight of their first 11 field goal attempts while Winston-Salem State missed seven of its first nine.

North Carolina A&T led 43-33 at halftime and built a 52-37 margin with 17:04 left. The Rams then used a 29-9 run to lead 66-61 with 5:43 to go. The Aggies could get no closer than three the rest of the way.

Paul Davis added 15 points and 12 rebounds for Winston-Salem State, which snapped North Carolina A&T's two-game winning streak.

Tavarus Alston led the Aggies with 20 points and Dwane Joshua had 19.

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Winston-Salem Rams
P. Davis, F336-63-5121015
C. Morris, C101-50-22022
S. Carter, F324-120-132211
B. Fisher, G288-123-362425
M. Wells, G261-52-22424
A. Jackson, G252-57-842113
M. Alcius, F211-30-01043
L. Monger, G152-62-43116
S. Platt, F70-10-02000
B. Hobbs, G30-00-00010
Total 25-5517-2539121779
North Carolina A&T Aggies
R. Johnson, F316-90-064213
A. Witter, G-F191-40-03122
T. Coleman, F-C303-51-17037
D. Joshua, G296-93-421319
T. Alston, G286-137-814320
J. Porter, C223-72-611248
N. Simpson, G182-80-01115
M. Hill, G140-60-00110
A. Powell, F50-00-00020
D. Upchurch, F40-10-01010
Total 27-6213-1936142274

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Coppin St.7-98-24336
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N.C. A&T1-153-29350
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