GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) -- Steven Rush and Glenn Nelson scored 22 points each as North Carolina A&T beat Mars Hill 98-66 on Monday.
Rush made 6-of-8 from 3-point range, helping the Aggies to 53 percent shooting from the floor. Austin Ewing scored 18 points for the Aggies (1-4).Stoney Polite led all scorers with 25 points -- including six 3-pointers -- and P.J. Gore had 15 points and nine rebounds for the Lions (0-2).Putting on defensive pressure, the Aggies forced several turnovers resulting in a 10-0 run that put North Carolina A&T up 29-13 midway through the first half.Rush hit three 3-pointers in the final 10 minutes of the half, giving him six in the first half. The Aggies led 56-24 at halftime.