North Carolina A&T vs Ohio

Ohio 82, NC A&,T 66

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ATHENS, Ohio (AP) - Stevie Taylor scored a career-high 19 points and Ohio pulled away from North Carolina A&T 82-66 Friday night.

Ohio (11-1) has won seven straight games and is off to its best start since 1940-41.

Taylor knocked down a career-high five 3-pointers en route to 7-of-11 shooting.

Ohio entered the second half leading 42-39 before Walter Offut sparked a 14-6 run to give the Bobcats a 56-45 lead with 16:08 left to play. Offut scored seven points during the run.

North Carolina A&T (4-10) has lost six straight after winning four in a row.

After allowing 39 points in the first half, Ohio held the Aggies to only 27 in the second half. The Bobcats improve to 48-15 when holding opponents under 70 points.

The Aggies entered the game shooting 40 percent from the field but improved on that against the Bobcats, hitting 55.8 percent of their shots (24 of 43).

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Scoreboard
North Carolina A&T (4-10)392766
Ohio (11-1) «424082

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North Carolina A&T Aggies
A. Powell, F243-30-03018
L. Smith, F233-31-15027
D. Upchurch, F225-65-941315
A. Witter, G325-60-040312
M. Hill, G242-70-00314
N. Simpson245-130-000014
K. Shephard180-01-22251
J. Underwood160-12-40412
R. Buck110-10-12030
J. Louisme61-30-02033
Totals 24-439-1730102266
 55.8%52.9% 
Ohio Bobcats
W. Offutt, F265-163-453014
I. Baltic, F254-63-890112
J. Smith, F200-02-21122
D. Cooper, G303-91-23718
N. Kellogg, G275-120-023314
R. Keely225-71-280311
S. Taylor167-110-011319
T. Hall120-30-01010
R. Johnson120-20-00120
T. Goard71-20-01112
N. Goff10-00-01000
E. Jacobs10-00-00000
D. McKinley10-00-00000
Totals 30-6810-1835171782
 44.1%55.6% 
MEAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N.C. A&T0-06-5137
Beth.-Cook.0-05-7337
Morgan St.0-04-6169
N.C. Central0-05-8307
Hampton0-04-8293
S.C. State0-04-9314
Md.-E. Shore0-03-9214
Savannah St.0-03-10209
Delaware St.0-02-10347
Howard0-02-10329
Norfolk St.0-01-10318
Florida A&M0-01-13299
Coppin St.0-00-11303

Mid-American
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Akron0-06-2175
Buffalo0-07-371
Bowling Green0-07-4196
Miami (Ohio)0-07-4107
Kent St.0-05-5281
Ohio0-05-5226
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
C. Michigan0-08-284
E. Michigan0-08-2170
Ball St.0-06-479
N. Illinois0-06-4221
W. Michigan0-06-4168
Toledo0-05-5177
 
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