DURHAM, N.C. -- Ronald Jackson scored 16 points, including a pair of clutch free throws in the final minute, as North Carolina A&T remained unbeaten in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference play holding off North Carolina Central, 51-48 on Saturday.
The Aggies (11-9, 6-0) now have won seven straight since dropping their final three games in 2018.
Raasean Davis scored at the basket, then tipped in a missed free throw by Larry McKnight Jr. to cut the NC A&T lead to two, 47-45 with 1:05 left. Jackson drew the foul coming out of an Aggies time out and made both free throws to make it 49-45 with :25 left. McKnight hit the first of two free throws to get within three with :16 left, but Quavius Copeland hit two free throws to put NC A&T up by five with :13 left.
Jackson made both of his 3-point attempts and was 4-for-4 shooting from the line for NC A&T.
Randy Miller, Jr. had 21 points to lead NC Central (9-11, 4-2).
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