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.
Younger hits 6 3-pointers, Presbyterian beats USC Upstate
JC Younger scored 19 points with six 3-pointers, Davon Bell had 16 points, six rebounds and seven assists and Presbyterian beat South Carolina Upstate 68-59 on Monday for its third win in a row.
Stith, Caver rally Old Dominion to fourth straight win
B.J. Stith scored 22 points, Ahmad Caver added 20 and Old Dominion beat Charlotte 76-70 on Monday for the Monarchs' fourth straight win.
Spellman blocks 9 shots in Sacred Heart's win over Wagner
E.J. Anosike scored 19 points, Sean Hoehn added 15 and Jare'l Spellman blocked nine shots to lead Sacred Heart to a 62-38 win over ice-cold Wagner on Monday.
|North Carolina A&T||5-0||0.5||10-9|
|North Carolina Central||4-1||1.5||9-10|
|South Carolina State||2-3||3.5||4-17|