GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Adrian Powell had 23 points and seven rebounds to lead North Carolina A&T to a 61-37 victory over Howard University in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference game on Saturday.
The Aggies led 22-11 on a 3-pointer by Powell midway through the first half, and after Simuel Frazier's jumper made it 22-13, A&T scored the final 16 points of the period for a 38-13 advantage at the break.
Bruce Beckford contributed nine points and seven rebounds for the Aggies (9-10, 2-2), who have won four of their past five.
Frazier led the Bison (4-15, 1-5), who have lost three in a row and seven of their past eight, with nine points.
North Carolina A&T shot 42.9 percent from the field (21 of 49) to Howard's 25 percent (12 of 48). The Aggies outshot the Bison 33.3 percent (7 of 21) to 14 percent (2 of 14) from beyond the arc.
Mike Brey is looking at former Notre Dame players to fill two assistant jobs that have opened up with the departures of Martin Ingelsby and Anthony Solomon.
Purdue's 2016-17 prospects got a jolt Wednesday when forward Caleb Swanigan announced he will return for his sophomore season.
Clemson's Jaron Blossomgame says he is withdrawing from the NBA draft and returning to school for a final season.
|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|