GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Bruce Beckford scored 16 points and Austin Witter again paced North Carolina A&T's post play as the Aggies defeated Florida A&M 64-56 Monday night in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference action.
The win was the second straight and fourth in five games for North Carolina A&T (13-12, 6-4), which got eight points and 13 rebounds from Witter. The senior set a career high with 14 boards against Bethune-Cookman on Saturday, and has had double-digit rebounds in three straight games after managing fewer than 10 rebounds in 12 straight contests.
Muhammad Abdul-Aleem notched 16 points off the bench for the Rattlers (6-18, 3-7). Jamie Adams added 13 points but was just 2 of 10 from 3-point range as Florida A&M connected on just 6 of 23 from deep.
North Carolina A&T won despite shooting just 39.3 percent (22 of 56).
Guard Naz Mitrou-Long, whose 2015-16 season ended in December due to hip problems, has been granted a hardship waiver for the coming season, Iowa State said.
As the Sooners look to life without superstar Buddy Hield and his sidekicks, it's clear their unseasoned players will need to grow up fast.
The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association says it won't move its headquarters, its basketball tournament or other conference championships from North Carolina, despite
|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|