Scores

Final

N Carolina A&T 50

(5-6, 1-0 MEAC)

Arizona State 56

(7-4, 4-1 home)

    Coverage: FOXCS

    2:00 PM ET, December 23, 2010

    Wells Fargo Arena (AZ), Tempe, Arizona

    1 2 T
    NCAT 29 2150
    ASU 23 3356

    Top Performers

    North Carolina A&T: N. Simpson 17 Pts, 5 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl

    Arizona St: R. Kuksiks 15 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    Arizona St. 56, N. Carolina A&,T 50

    Associated Press

    TEMPE, Ariz. -- Rihards Kuksiks scored 15 points, including a tie-breaking 3-pointer with 2:52 left, and Arizona State rallied to beat North Carolina A&T 56-50 Thursday.

    Kuksiks' 3 gave the Sun Devils (7-4), who trailed by 12 in the second half, a 53-50 advantage, and they held on to complete the comeback.

    Nic Simpson scored 17 points and had five assists to lead the Aggies (5-6), who led 29-23 at halftime and extended their lead to 38-26 in the first four minutes of the second half.

    North Carolina A&T trailed 13-5 early before putting together a 12-0 run late in the first half. Simpson scored seven points during the spurt, and Thomas Coleman added four points in the final 30 seconds of the half to give the Aggies a six-point advantage at the break.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NCAT
    ASU
    Points 50 56
    FG Made-Attempted 20-57 (.351) 20-57 (.351)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-23 (.304) 8-27 (.296)
    FT Made-Attempted 3-6 (.500) 8-11 (.727)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 13 (0/0) 10 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 12 8

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