North Carolina A&T vs New Jersey Tech

NC A&,T 76, NJIT 71


NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Lamont Middleton made 12 free throws en route to 24 points and Adrian Powell chipped in 16 points to lead North Carolina A&T over New Jersey Institute of Technology 76-71 Thursday night, snapping the Highlanders' five-game home winning streak.

Dametrius Upchurch added 11 points and Austin Witter pulled down 13 rebounds for the Aggies (4-6), who outrebounded NJIT 47-37.

After North Carolina A&T's Jeremy Underwood broke open a 48-all tie with a jumper, Middleton scored nine straight points and Powell hit a 3-pointer, part of a 15-3 run that put North Carolina A&T up 63-51 with 4:27 left to play.

Middleton hit six free throws over the final 3 minutes.

The Aggies held NJIT (5-5) to 38 percent (25 of 65) shooting and blocked 13 shots. The Highlanders made 10 3-pointers but converted just 11 of 20 shots from the free throw line.

Ryan Woods' 23 points paced NJIT.

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North Carolina A&T Aggies
A. Powell, F375-113-772016
A. Witter, F301-60-013232
B. Beckford, F263-91-38127
L. Middleton, G335-1112-1434124
J. Louisme, G101-30-02243
J. Underwood252-33-42147
D. Upchurch203-45-781211
K. King131-71-30124
R. Buck30-00-00000
C. Butler31-20-01002
Totals 22-5625-3847141876
New Jersey Tech Highlanders
T. Smith, F211-50-02022
S. McCarthy, C90-10-04120
R. Woods, G397-183-463423
C. Flores, G315-152-230415
P. Miller, G312-82-52736
D. Holiday242-31-26155
Q. Bastian194-60-08028
K. Howard124-60-32019
N. Sydnor100-22-20022
M. Farrell20-00-00000
O. Nweke20-11-20011
Totals 25-6511-2037122671
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

Atlantic Sun
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
No. Florida8-615-19217
S.C. Upstate7-717-16229
Kennesaw St.7-714-18259
N.J. Tech3-1111-20290
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