ORANGEBURG, S.C. -- Jeremy Ingram scored 26 points and North Carolina Central rebounded from an abysmal offensive performance to down South Carolina State 71-52 Monday night in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference action.
The Eagles (18-7, 11-1) had their 11-game winning streak snapped by Savannah State 44-36 on Saturday when they shot just 30.8 percent from the field.
North Carolina Central bounced back by making 49 percent (25 of 51) Monday, including 8 of 13 from 3-point range. Ingram led the way on 9-of-14 shooting, including 5 of 7 from 3-point range. Stanton Kidd added 13 points, Ray Willis 11 and Emanuel Chapman had 10 assists as the Eagles nearly doubled their offensive output from the Savannah State loss.
Mike Krzyzewski says he has good reason to be excited for next season thanks to a combination of Duke's incoming freshmen and a core of experienced upperclassmen.
Georgia guard Juwan Parker has been awarded a medical redshirt, leaving him with two years of eligibility, after missing the 2015-16 season with a partially torn Achilles tendon.
Forward Trevon Bluiett has withdrawn from consideration from the NBA draft and will return to Xavier for his junior season.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|