GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Davaris McGowens scored 19 points and grabbed seven rebounds and North Carolina A&T held on to beat Morgan State 69-67 on Saturday.
Morgan State jumped to a 12-2 start but Hamilton sank back-to-back 3-pointers after that to spark a 15-4 run that gave the Aggies a 19-14 edge with 8:35 left in the half. The teams were tied 37-37 at intermission.
North Carolina A&T pulled ahead early in the second half and a McGowens jumper followed by a Hamilton 3-pointer made it 55-54 with 9:06 to play and the Aggies led the rest of the way.
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