Devante Boykins hit a 3-pointer and Edmead added a layup and a 3 during a 10-3 spurt to open the second half that gave NC A&T (10-8, 3-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) a 37-24 lead. Kameron Langley stole it and fed McGowens for a layup to cap the run and the Aggies led by double figures the rest of the way.
Both teams shot below 36 percent from the field and less than 26 percent from 3-point range. NC A&T made 16 of 19 free throws (84.2 percent), while the Eagles hit just 6 of 12, and scored 17 points off 14 Coppin State turnovers.
Queta scores 23 to carry Utah St. over New Mexico 71-55
Neemias Queta had 23 points and 10 rebounds as Utah State topped New Mexico 71-55 on Wednesday night.
San Diego State stuns Caroline, No. 6 Nevada 65-57
Jeremy Hemsley and Devin Watson scored 15 points apiece for San Diego State, which shut down Jordan Caroline and stunned cold-shooting No. 6 Nevada 65-57 Wednesday night, beating the Wolf Pack for the third straight time.
Washington holds Utah to 18 2nd-half points, wins 62-45
Nahziah Carter scored 12 points, Washington held Utah to just five second-half field goals, and the Huskies beat the Utes 62-45 on Wednesday night.
|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|