North Carolina A&T vs North Carolina Central

NC Central 51, NC A&,T 47


DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Stanton Kidd and Jeremy Ingram scored 14 points each and North Carolina Central dodged a bullet against North Carolina A&T, holding on for a 51-47 victory.

The Eagles (19-8, 12-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) trailed 30-27 at halftime but built a 45-38 lead over the next 10 minutes. North Carolina A&T held North Carolina Central scoreless for nearly 9 minutes after that, pulling within 45-44 on Lamont Middleton's layup with 3:01 left.

Emanuel Chapman snapped the scoreless streak with a layup with 1:18 left for a 47-44 advantage, and the Aggies never pulled closer than two points again.

North Carolina A&T scored just 17 points in the second half on 20.8-percent shooting (5 of 24), including 1 of 8 from 3-point range. Jeremy Underwood had 11 points off the bench, and starters Bruce Beckford and Adrian Powell had 10 apiece as the Aggies dropped their third straight game.

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North Carolina A&T (13-15)301747
North Carolina Central (19-8) «272451

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North Carolina A&T Aggies
A. Powell, F344-101-661510
A. Witter, F321-30-03132
B. Beckford, F315-70-041210
L. Middleton, G352-84-114018
J. Louisme, G212-80-04236
J. Underwood304-71-214411
L. Smith90-10-00000
R. Buck40-20-01000
D. Upchurch40-10-00010
Totals 18-476-192691947
North Carolina Central Eagles
S. Kidd, F345-114-561214
J. Copeland, F241-10-02032
E. Chapman, G383-70-05707
R. Willis, G381-43-33115
J. Ingram, G363-96-751414
D. Williams160-02-22032
A. Houston80-10-03000
A. Galaya41-22-20015
D. Ferguson20-02-20002
Totals 14-3519-2132101451
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