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N. Carolina A&,T 83, Talladega 54

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Tavarus Alston scored 17 points to lead North Carolina A&T over Talladega 83-54 on Wednesday night.

Ed Jones added 14 points and Robert Johnson chipped in 12 for the Aggies (2-1), who shot 66.7 percent from the field (18 of 27) in the second half to seal the victory. Nicholas Wilson hit a team-high two 3-pointers, scoring 14 in the game.

Jerel Davis led Talladega with 17 points, and Tarium Taylor chipped in 11 and a game-high nine rebounds.

The Aggies led 36-25 at the half, but went on a 29-10 run early in the second to help seal the victory. Talladega shot just 32.3 percent from the field (10 of 31) in the second half.