NORFOLK, Va. (AP) -- Steven Rush had 35 points, including 21 in overtime, to lead North Carolina A&T to a 104-99 win on Saturday night.
Rush sent the game into double overtime on a 3-pointer with 1:23 to play. The Aggies (13-15, 9-7 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) never trailed in the second overtime and went on an 11-7 run to complete the game.North Carolina A&T's Jason Willis sent the game into overtime 81-all with 10 seconds left in regulation on a pair of free throws. Willis scored five points of his 20 points in the second overtime.The Spartans (8-18, 8-8) went 48.3 percent from the field in regulation but were kept to 31.3 percent shooting in overtime. North Carolina A&T was 46.2 percent in regulation and 60 percent in overtime.Greg Roberts added 19 points for the Aggies and Austin Ewing had 16. Willis also added 13 rebounds.Tony Murphy led Norfolk State with 33 points, Corey Lyons had 29 points and nine rebounds, and Calvin Brown had 17 points and eight rebounds.