DURHAM, N.C. -- Chris Linton scored 13 points and Savannah State picked up its first road win of the season with a 67-51 victory over North Carolina Central on Saturday night.
The Tigers (11-11) won for the first time in 11 games away from home and sent the Eagles (2-22) to their fifth consecutive loss.
Savannah State led 29-28 at halftime, but outscored North Carolina Central 38-23 in the second half, going 14 of 24 from the field (58.3 percent).
The Tigers scored 20 of the first 24 points in the second half for a 48-33 lead with 10:17 remaining in the game.
Savannah State outrebounded the Eagles 38-18.
Jamar Briscoe led North Carolina Central with 28 points.