BALTIMORE, Md. -- Adrian Powell made a layup with 15 seconds left and North Carolina A&T held on to beat Morgan State 62-61 Saturday.
The Aggies (8-12, 3-2 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) forced 19 turnovers by the Bears, who had their head coach on the sidelines for the first time in four games.
Todd Bozeman had been suspended for three games after allegedly striking a player during a win at South Carolina State on Jan. 7.
Morgan State led 48-40 with 10:09 left and turned it over three times as the Aggies went on a 13-4 run over the next 5:32.
Powell and Marc Hill finished with 11 points each for NC A&T.
DeWayne Jackson led the Bears (5-11, 3-2) with 20 points.
Forward Kennedy Meeks, who has averaged 9.4 points and 6.5 rebounds at North Carolina, has pulled out of the NBA draft and will return to the Tar Heels.
Cal big man Ivan Rabb could have been selected in the top 10 of the NBA draft. Instead, he's returning to Berkeley to make himself, and the Golden Bears, stronger.
Devin Williams' decision last month to sign with an agent and enter the NBA draft has left West Virginia in a tough spot.
|South Carolina State||12-4||1||19-15|
|North Carolina Central||7-9||6||13-19|
|North Carolina A&T||7-9||6||10-22|