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Savannah St. 67, N.C. Central 51

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.

Jovonni Shuler added 12 points and Arnold Louis scored 11 points and had nine rebounds for Savannah State. Linton also added eight rebounds.

Jamar Briscoe led North Carolina Central with 28 points.