GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Lamont Middleton scored 17 points as North Carolina A&T's offense shot 64.7 percent in the second half in a 65-55 win over Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference-foe Bethune-Cookman Saturday.
The Aggies (12-12, 5-4) hit 11 of 17 after halftime, helping make up for a 10-of-25 showing before the break, when they led 28-25.
Bethune-Cookman (9-15, 4-5) fared little better from the field early, hitting 10 of 23 in the first half. The Wildcats lost their touch after halftime, though, making only 31 percent (9 of 29) from the field.
North Carolina A&T also hit 13 of 16 free throws in the second half.
Adrian Powell added 13 points for the Aggies, while Austin Willer pulled down 14 rebounds.
The Aggies avenged a 72-60 loss to the Wildcats on Jan. 12.
Hal "King" Lear, a Temple basketball star during the 1950s, died Saturday at his White Plains, New York home.
Sebastien Bellin's friend Chris Young joins Ryan Smith on Outside the Lines to discuss his friend's bravery, courage and strength after surviving the Brussels bombings in March.
Andrew White III is leaving the Nebraska men's basketball team and will play elsewhere for his final college 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|