Scores

Final

S Carolina St 77

(6-14, 2-4 MEAC)

N Carolina A&T 82

(10-9, 4-2 MEAC)

    8:00 PM ET, January 28, 2008

    Corbett Sports Center, Greensboro, North Carolina

    1 2 T
    SCST 23 5477
    NCAT 40 4282

    Top Performers

    South Carolina State: J. Burton 22 Pts, 2 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    North Carolina A&T: A. Ewing 20 Pts, 2 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    N. Carolina A&,T 82, S. Carolina St. 77

    Associated Press

    GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) -- Austin Ewing and Steven Rush each scored 20 points on Monday night to lead North Carolina A&T to its fifth straight win, 82-77 over South Carolina State.

    The Aggies (10-9, 4-2 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) led by 19 points late in the first half before withstanding a second-rally by the Bulldogs (6-14, 2-4 MEAC).

    Jessie Burton scored 22 points and Julius Carter had 13 points and 12 rebounds for South Carolina State, which lost its second straight game despite scoring 54 points in the second half.

    Ewing hit four of North Carolina A&T's 10 3-pointers, while Rush went 10-for-10 from the free-throw line. Ed Jones added 12 points off the bench.

    South Carolina State held a 46-29 rebounding advantage but committed 23 turnovers.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SCST
    NCAT
    Points 77 82
    FG Made-Attempted 27-59 (.458) 24-56 (.429)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-19 (.368) 10-26 (.385)
    FT Made-Attempted 16-27 (.593) 24-32 (.750)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 17

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