North Carolina A&T vs Houston

Houston 71, NC A&,T 67


HOUSTON (AP) - Joseph Young's go-ahead 3-pointer with 36 seconds left propelled Houston to a 71-67 victory over North Carolina A&T on Wednesday.

Darian Thibodeaux scored 13 points, including two free throws after Young's basket had put Houston up 69-67.

Jonathon Simmons also scored 13 and Young 12 for the Cougars (7-5), who won their third in a row. TaShawn Thomas had 10 rebounds and six blocks.

Marc Hill's 18 points and seven assists led the Aggies (4-11), who have lost eight straight. Nic Simpson hit all four of his 3-pointers and scored 14, Adrian Powell had 12 and DaMetrius Upchurch grabbed 10 rebounds.

The Aggies sank 12 of 24 3-pointers but only 14 of 42 on the rest of their shots.

Houston made 11 of 14 free throws to 3 of 6 for North Carolina A&T.

The lead changed hands 13 times, and neither team ever led by more than seven points.

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North Carolina A&T Aggies
D. Upchurch, F304-110-010038
A. Powell, F245-120-210312
L. Smith, F100-30-02130
M. Hill, G326-142-227018
A. Witter, G303-70-04018
N. Simpson235-70-040114
J. Underwood170-30-00320
R. Buck141-21-23133
J. Louisme132-60-04004
A. Estes70-10-01000
Totals 26-663-637121667
Houston Cougars
A. Harris, F353-81-29227
T. Thomas, F314-81-310409
D. Thibodeaux, G364-92-256113
J. Simmons, G305-92-234213
J. Thompson, G221-50-02012
J. Young265-130-041112
K. Van Slyke112-45-51039
L. Gibson93-30-01006
Totals 27-5911-1437171071
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N.C. Central13-325-9202
Norfolk St.12-417-17242
Morgan St.11-514-16326
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
Florida A&M5-117-23349
N.C. A&T1-153-29350

American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
E. Carolina6-1215-18214
So. Florida1-177-23316
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