Scores

Final

N.J.I.T. 82

(8-12, 4-8 away)

N Carolina A&T 88

(5-12, 1-1 MEAC)

    7:00 PM ET, January 18, 2014

    Corbett Sports Center, Greensboro, North Carolina

    1 2 T
    NJIT 25 5782
    NCAT 40 4888

    Top Performers

    N.J.I.T.: D. Lynn 34 Pts, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    North Carolina A&T: R. Pack 30 Pts, 5 Reb, 8 Ast, 1 Stl

    North Carolina A&T holds off NJIT 88-82

    Associated Press

    GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Richaud Pack scored 30 points Saturday night and Jeremy Underwood added 19 as North Carolina A&T held off a strong second-half surge by NJIT to win 88-82.

    Bruce Beckford scored 12, Bryan Akinkugbe had five blocks, and the Aggies (5-12, 2-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) outshot the Highlanders (8-12 Independent) 57.7 percent to 40.3 percent.

    Damon Lynn scored 34 points for NJIT, including 9 of 18 3-pointers, and Ky Howard added 11.

    Beckford put the Aggies up 20-18 with a dunk, then Underwood hit two free throws to spark an 11-0 run and the Aggies led 40-25 at halftime. NJIT shot 28.1 percent in the half.

    Pack hit a layup at 8:08 in the second half to spark a 10-0 run and a 21-point Aggies lead. But the Highlanders rallied, ripping a 13-2 run to cut the lead to 85-69 with 2:14 to play, drawing within six as time ran out.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NJIT
    NCAT
    Points 82 88
    FG Made-Attempted 25-62 (.403) 30-52 (.577)
    3P Made-Attempted 10-27 (.370) 12-26 (.462)
    FT Made-Attempted 22-27 (.815) 16-28 (.571)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 25 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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