PRINCESS ANNE, Md. -- Tyler Jones scored 18 points, including the clinching free throws with 10 seconds left, Miryne Thomas had a double-double and Maryland-Eastern Shore rallied to defeat American 74-70 on Saturday.
Thomas had 17 points and 10 rebounds. Logan McIntosh and Ahman Frost added 13 points apiece for the Hawks (3-5), who trailed 45-37 at halftime.
Twice Frost hit 3-pointers to pull the Hawks within one in the final 10 minutes and a free throw by Thomas tied it at 67 with 3:37 to play. A Jones free throw made it 68-67 with 2:16 to go. After an American miss, Thomas made two more from the line for a 70-67 lead at 1:18.
The Eagles (2-4) missed again and Frost's two free throws with 41 seconds to go made it a two-possession game.
Maryland-Eastern Shore finished 22 of 29 from the line while American went 5 of 12.
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|North Carolina A&T||9-3||2||14-12|
|North Carolina Central||8-5||3.5||13-14|
|South Carolina State||5-7||6||7-21|