GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Lamont Middleton scored 24 points, 12 in each half, to lead North Carolina A&T to a 90-79 victory over UNC Greensboro Wednesday night in nonconference play.
The Aggies (3-5), who led 42-30 at halftime, also got double-figure scoring from Jeremy Underwood, who came off the bench to score 22 points. He made two early 3-point attempts and went 12 for 14 at the free throw line.
Teammate Bruce Beckford added 14 points on 5-for-6 shooting from the floor.
The Aggies took their 12-point halftime lead after closing the first half on a 16-5 run. But Kayel Locke kept UNC Greensboro (1-5) in it after the break. He led the Spartans with 22 points, including 14 of 16 from the foul line, but it wasn't enough.
Seton Hall sophomore Isaiah Whitehead will stay in the NBA draft and not return for his junior season.
Washington State's trio of Josh Hawkinson, Conor Clifford and Ike Iroegbu have withdrawn from the NBA draft and will play their senior season with the Cougars.
Gonzaga center Przemek Karnowski, who missed most of last season with a back injury, says he is returning for another year.
|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|