NCAAB Game Recap - North Carolina A&T at North Carolina Central
Thu Mar 5, 2020 7:00 PM EST

AF
60
SDSU
73
F
ChaSo
48
Radf
62
F
Leh
70
Colg
83
F
Stetsn
62
Lib
66
F
USC-Up
70
Winth
106
F
Buck
64
Amer
59
F
Lipsco
73
NFla
71
F
NM
70
UtSt
75
F
UNCA
62
GWebb
72
F
Navy
63
Boston
69
F
Oakl
63
WIGB
78
F
E IL
65
APSU
76
F
Wyo
74
Nev
71
F
Bois
67
UNLV
61
F
Lafy
73
Army
68
F
TNSt
48
E KY
58
F
YSU
61
IL-C
67
F
Hamp
78
Longw
53
F
Evans
55
Valpa
58
F
Portl
62
SCla
76
F
IlSt
65
Drake
75
F
LoyMa
75
USD
61
F
Cal
56
Oreg
90
F
Ill
63
OhSt
71
F
Hou
71
UConn
77
F
Nebras
58
Mich
82
F
NCAT
80
NCC
86
F
DelSt
100
How
88
F
Copp
63
MD-ES
60
F
Norf
68
Morg
62
F
FlaAM
70
BethC
72
F(OT)
PVAM
71
Alc
80
F
JackSt
71
AlSt
59
F
TXSo
74
South
89
F
WichSt
60
Mem
68
F
Stan
65
OrSt
68
F
UMKC
61
UtVal
51
F
CBap
50
NMSt
83
F
S UT
65
MTSt
73
F
N CO
71
Mont
64
F
Wash
90
AzSt
83
F
IdaSt
77
E WA
100
F
Gram
57
AlaAM
58
F
Web
72
Ida
64
F
HI
67
UCDav
65
F
CS-Ful
53
UCSB
55
F
CAPoly
73
LongB
80
F(OT)
NoAZ
66
PorSt
80
F
WaSt
62
Ariz
83
F
ChiSt
Seatt
Canc

Mar 5, 2020, 7:00 PM EST

Final

1

2

T

North Carolina A&T (16-15)

39

41

80

North Carolina Central (17-13)

40

46

86

NC Central tops NC A&T 86-80 to win MEAC title
Thu Mar 5, 2020 10:17 PM

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) Jibiri Blount grabbed 12 rebounds and scored 19 points, including a go-ahead free throw with 6:04 to play, and NC Central beat North Carolina A&T 86-80 on Thursday night to win the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference regular-season championship.

Blount's free throw put the Eagles up 66-65 and NC Central pulled ahead by as many as eight points. The Aggies closed to 86-80 on Kameron Langley's free throw with 25 seconds left but neither team could score from there.

C.J. Keyser scored 20 points and Nicolas Fennel added a career-high 19 for NC Central (17-13, 13-3), which finished the regular season with its fifth straight win. Justin Whatley matched his career best with 10 points.

Langley scored 18 points with eight rebounds and 12 assists for the Aggies (16-15, 12-3), who finished second in regular-season conference play but saw their four-game win streak end. Tyler Maye scored 19 points, Tyrone Lyons had 15, Andre Jackson had 11 and Ronald Jackson had nine points with 12 rebounds.

The Eagles leveled the season series against the Aggies with the win. NC A&T defeated NC Central 77-60 on Feb. 17.

Both teams will get byes from the first round of the MEAC tournament, which beings March 10.

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Leaders

North Carolina A&T PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
D. Maddox 0 0 0 0 0 0
F. Cleveland Jr. 0 0 0 2 0 0
North Carolina Central PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
T. Graves 0 0 1 0 0 0
E. Clayborne 0 0 0 0 0 1

Team Comparison

NCAT NCC
Points For 80 86
Field Goals 31/72-43% 30/58-52%
Three Pointers 4/20-20% 2/16-12%
Free Throws 14/17-82% 24/38-63%
Offensive Rebounds 10 9
Defensive Rebounds 28 31
Rebounds 41 43
Blocks 4 6
Steals 8 3
Turnovers 9 10
Personal Fouls 26 17
Technical Fouls 0 0
Ejections 0 0

2019-2020 Regular Season - Series Tied 1-1

Date Result Away Pts Ldr Home Pts Ldr
Mon Feb 17 NCC 60 @ NCAT 77 E. Clayborne 2 A. Jackson 2
Thu Mar 5 NCAT 80 @ NCC 86 D. Haygood 8 M. Melvin 4

Game Information

Stadium: McDougald-McLendon Gymnasium, Durham, North Carolina
Attendance: 3,026
Game Time: